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Me travel? --not this summer : vacation at home.

Description

A smiling man relaxes in an easy chair while reading a newspaper and smoking a pipe. A Springer Spaniel dog lies on the floor beside him. On a book case at his side is a framed picture of a young soldier, a radio, and a fan which blows his hair back.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 66 x 47 cm.

Creation Information

Dorne, Albert, 1904-1965. 1945.

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 4083 times , with 23 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Titles

  • Main Title: Me travel? --not this summer : vacation at home.
  • Alternate Title: Vacation at home

Description

A smiling man relaxes in an easy chair while reading a newspaper and smoking a pipe. A Springer Spaniel dog lies on the floor beside him. On a book case at his side is a framed picture of a young soldier, a radio, and a fan which blows his hair back.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 66 x 47 cm.

Notes

"Office of Defense Transportation"

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1945-0-643715"

On verso: "An Urgent message from the United States Government, Office of Defense Transportation."

Mailing label on back of poster. Originally sent to Miss Mabel Wilkerson, No. Texas S.T.C. Dem. School, Denton, Texas from the US Office of Defense Transportation.

Listed in 1945 Monthly Catalog, p. 900. Entry states: "This poster also issued in size 26" x 18.5."

Listed Checklist '76: reel 97.

Another copy is in UNT Libraries' collection. (Historical Collection no. Y2009; DB# 180.)

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 179
  • Government Documents No.: PR 32.4909:T 69/5
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Dorne 1
  • OCLC: 40636639 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2848492 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc488

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

  • 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 10:55 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:14 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Dorne, Albert, 1904-1965. Me travel? --not this summer : vacation at home., poster, 1945; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc488/: accessed January 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.