1778, 1943 : Americans will always fight for liberty.

One of 388 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

Description

U.S. soldiers in helmets and coats march forward on snow, looking back in review at colonial militiamen with rifles, some in torn clothing or bloody bandages. A badge of the U.S. flag is displayed prominently on the shoulder of the soldier nearest the viewer.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 56 cm.

Creation Information

Perlin, Bernard, 1918- 1943.

Context

This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 21048 times , with 391 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Titles

  • Main Title: 1778, 1943 : Americans will always fight for liberty.
  • Series Title: OWI poster ; no. 26
  • Alternate Title: 1778 [and] 1943, Americans will always fight for liberty
  • Alternate Title: Americans will always fight for liberty
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

U.S. soldiers in helmets and coats march forward on snow, looking back in review at colonial militiamen with rifles, some in torn clothing or bloody bandages. A badge of the U.S. flag is displayed prominently on the shoulder of the soldier nearest the viewer.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 56 cm.

Notes

"OWI Poster No. 26"

"Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C."--Printed at bottom center of poster.

"U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1943-O-502684"

"1261" hand-written on front of poster.

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 488.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 275
  • Government Documents No.: PR 32.5015:26/2
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Perlin 1
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2961937 | External Link
  • OCLC: 54927681 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc425

Collections

This poster is part of the following collections of related materials.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

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Creation Date

  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:13 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:33 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Perlin, Bernard, 1918-. 1778, 1943 : Americans will always fight for liberty., poster, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc425/: accessed February 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.