Stamp 'em out! : beat your promise.

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

Description

Color poster shows a boot about to stomp on two snakes and a frog with caricatured faces. The pant leg is labeled "You and I". The snakes represent Adolf Hitler and Japan; the frog represents Benito Mussolini.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 78 x 56 cm.

Creation Information

Ryling? [1941-1942?].

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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 2454 times , with 141 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

Color poster shows a boot about to stomp on two snakes and a frog with caricatured faces. The pant leg is labeled "You and I". The snakes represent Adolf Hitler and Japan; the frog represents Benito Mussolini.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 78 x 56 cm.

Notes

"FORM IS 5348"

According to the National Archives and Records Administration, the artist is Ryling.

The publication dates are extrapolated from this title's appearance in the 1942 publication, Posters Used by American Industries as War Production Incentives (Boston : S.D. Warren Co.). According to this publication and the Smithsonian Institution (http://americanhistory.si.edu/victory/victory4.htm), "Beat the promise" was the slogan of RCA's production incentive program.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 259
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. WP No.# 43
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 RCA 1
  • OCLC: 64664754 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2963020 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc441

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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

  • [1941-1942?]

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:52 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 23, 2011, 12:50 p.m.

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Ryling?. Stamp 'em out! : beat your promise., poster, [1941-1942?]; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc441/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.