The guys who don't say much.

One of 6 posters in the series: Defense Savings Staff [poster] (United States. Defense Savings Staff) available on this site.

Description

Black & white poster. At left is an article describing the "average man". At right is a photograph of a man wearing a plaid shirt and plaid jacket, overalls, a cap, and smoking a pipe. Below the photo are "Questions and Answers about Bonds and Stamps".

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 61 x 46 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1941-1942?].

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

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Description

Black & white poster. At left is an article describing the "average man". At right is a photograph of a man wearing a plaid shirt and plaid jacket, overalls, a cap, and smoking a pipe. Below the photo are "Questions and Answers about Bonds and Stamps".

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 61 x 46 cm.

Notes

"DSS-186"

This poster is an example of a government ad for defense bonds. In actual use, the name of real companies sponsoring the ad in a publication would replace the "Smith Co.," "Jones Co.," and/or "Brown Co." For more information about war savings advertising, see Ad*Access at Duke University, http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/adaccess/warbonds.html .

The Defense Savings Staff (DSS) existed from Mar. 19, 1941 to April 15, 1942 when the name changed to War Savings Staff (WSS).

Not listed in library catalogs or indexes as of 4/23/2004.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 125
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. 2018
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 DSS 2
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc528

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

  • [1941-1942?]

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:42 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 18, 2009, 1:31 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

The guys who don't say much., poster, [1941-1942?]; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc528/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.