Give your good books to our fighting men : the books you'd like to keep are the good ones to give.

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

Description

Poster is printed in burnt sienna color. At the lower right corner are shown the heads and shoulders of three military men in uniform. In the upper left corner are hands holding books. A stream of books falls from the hands toward the men.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 56 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1943.

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

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  • Main Title: Give your good books to our fighting men : the books you'd like to keep are the good ones to give.
  • Alternate Title: 1943 Victory Book Campaign
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Poster is printed in burnt sienna color. At the lower right corner are shown the heads and shoulders of three military men in uniform.
In the upper left corner are hands holding books. A stream of books falls from the hands toward the men.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 56 cm.

Notes

Additional text: "Take them to the nearest library or collection center for the 1943 Victory Book Campaign, sponsored by the American Library Ass'n., the American Red Cross ... the U.S.O."

According to the U.S.O. website: "USO (United Service Organizations) is chartered by Congress as a nonprofit, charitable corporation. It is not a part of the U.S. Government."

http://www.uso.org/pubs/8_14_19.cfm accessed 5/4/04

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 126
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. story 4
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 ALA 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc527

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

  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:43 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 18, 2013, 3:16 p.m.

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Give your good books to our fighting men : the books you'd like to keep are the good ones to give., poster, 1943; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc527/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.