Your government warns, prepare for winter now! ....

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

Description

Poster in blue and red tones, urging people to prepare for winter responsibly and to conserve fuel. Includes small pictures of a fuel truck, a furnace, and a house.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Solid Fuels Administration for War. 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 183 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Titles

  • Main Title: Your government warns, prepare for winter now! ....
  • Alternate Title: Fuel is scarce -- conserve it!
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Poster in blue and red tones, urging people to prepare for winter responsibly and to conserve fuel. Includes small pictures of a fuel truck, a furnace, and a house.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 51 cm.

Notes

"Solid Fuels Administration for War, Washington, D.C."

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944-O-594484"

Number "1471" written on front of poster.

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 1037.

UNT Libraries have a second copy of this poster (Historical Collection no. Y2033; DB #232).

This poster in the size 40" x 28.4" is listed in the GPO Monthly Catalog (Sudoc no. I 51.10:W 73).

This poster in the size 11" x 21" is listed in the Checklist (Sudoc no. I 51.10:W 73/4). An 11" x 14" version is also listed in the Checklist with Sudoc no. I 51.10:W 73/5.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 212
  • Government Documents No.: I 51.10:W 73/2
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 SFAW 1
  • OCLC: 40636963 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2848539 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc468

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, 8:17 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 8:02 p.m.

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United States. Solid Fuels Administration for War. Your government warns, prepare for winter now! ...., poster, 1944; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc468/: accessed June 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.