"You buy 'em, we'll fly 'em!" : defense bonds, stamps.

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

Description

Flyer in khaki uniform and helmet with goggles sits in cockpit of plane giving "thumbs up" sign. A formation of U.S. Army planes flies overhead. In the background is a hangar with plane and personnel.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 51 x 41 cm.

Creation Information

Wilkinsons.; Wilkinson, J. Walter. & Wilkinson, Walter G. 1942.

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 528 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

Flyer in khaki uniform and helmet with goggles sits in cockpit of plane giving "thumbs up" sign. A formation of U.S. Army planes flies overhead. In the background is a hangar with plane and personnel.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 51 x 41 cm.

Notes

"Form D.S.S. 178A"

"U.S. Government Printing Office 1942-O-436100"

Round emblem at lower right corner of picture contains image of Concord Minute Man statue with slogan, "The more bonds you buy--the more planes will fly."

This appears to be a modern reproduction of a poster originally produced in 1942.

See 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 710.

A smaller, original copy of the poster is in the UNT Libraries (Previously classed 940.54 no.33) (DB#514).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 239
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2021
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Wilkinsons 1 mod.
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc453

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. 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.

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.

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Creation Date

  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:30 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 23, 2011, 11:45 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Wilkinsons.; Wilkinson, J. Walter. & Wilkinson, Walter G. "You buy 'em, we'll fly 'em!" : defense bonds, stamps., poster, 1942; Garden City, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc453/: accessed February 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.