Lumber does its stuff --a long way from home.

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

Description

Poster consists of photographs and text in a purple-red tone. Six photographs depict the use of lumber by the U.S. armed forces in World War II: to build bridges, tents, and life rafts, and to ship supplies. Photos also illustrate how wooden shipping crates are re-used by field post offices and commissaries in the South Pacific.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 56 x 81 cm.

Creation Information

United States. War Department. Bureau of Public Relations. 1943.

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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 143 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

Poster consists of photographs and text in a purple-red tone. Six photographs depict the use of lumber by the U.S. armed forces in World War II: to build bridges, tents, and life rafts, and to ship supplies. Photos also illustrate how wooden shipping crates are re-used by field post offices and commissaries in the South Pacific.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 56 x 81 cm.

Notes

"I.S.D. no. 114"

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-560495"

"U.S. Army Official Poster"--Centered at bottom with U.S. seal.

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 600.

"1391" is written in upper left corner of poster.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 154
  • Government Documents No.: W 107.8:L 97/11
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 BPR 3
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc509

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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

  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 10:23 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 29, 2016, 6:04 p.m.

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United States. War Department. Bureau of Public Relations. Lumber does its stuff --a long way from home., poster, 1943; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc509/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.