Making America strong : how American shipyards are winning the race against time to build our Navy.

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

Description

Black & white chart describes how shipbuilding has become quicker during wartime. It features comic-book style drawings of a shipyard, a large ship at sea, and Uncle Sam changing from his decorated top hat to a worker's cap.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 28 x 36 cm.

Creation Information

National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.) 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 254 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Making America strong : how American shipyards are winning the race against time to build our Navy.
  • Series Title: Making America strong
  • Alternate Title: How American shipyards are winning the race against time to build our Navy
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Black & white chart describes how shipbuilding has become quicker during wartime. It features comic-book style drawings of a shipyard, a large ship at sea, and Uncle Sam changing from his decorated top hat to a worker's cap.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 28 x 36 cm.

Notes

Additional text: "In normal times it took about 24 months to build a destroyer, today they are being built in less than 1/2 that time!"

"A service to schools, provided as a part of the Public Information Program of the National Association of Manufacturers."--At lower right corner of poster.

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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

  • 1942?

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 10:46 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 9, 2017, 5:12 p.m.

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National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.). Making America strong : how American shipyards are winning the race against time to build our Navy., poster, 1942?; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc496/: accessed July 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.