Don't let this happen to you! : too little, too late : order coal now!

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

Description

A shovel leans against the wall of an empty coal cellar where a few coal briquettes spell out the words "too little, too late."

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 51 X 37 cm.

Creation Information

Fitzpatrick, Daniel Robert, 1891-1969. 1944.

Context

This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster 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 401 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Titles

  • Main Title: Don't let this happen to you! : too little, too late : order coal now!
  • Alternate Title: Don't let this happen to you! Order coal now!
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

A shovel leans against the wall of an empty coal cellar where a few coal briquettes spell out the words "too little, too late."

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 51 X 37 cm.

Notes

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944-O-595824"

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 1037.

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 270
  • Government Documents No.: I 51.10:C 63/2
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Fitzpatrick 1
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2848618 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc430

Collections

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

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.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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Creation Date

  • 1944

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:08 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:02 p.m.

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Fitzpatrick, Daniel Robert, 1891-1969. Don't let this happen to you! : too little, too late : order coal now!, poster, 1944; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc430/: accessed January 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.