Girl Scouts : volunteers for victory.

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

Description

A black and white photo of a Girl Scout using the three-finger Scout Sign (salute), standing next to a U.S. flag. She wears a Girl Scout uniform and hat. The Girl Scout Promise appears below the picture: "On my honor I will try: To do my duty to God and my country, To help other people at all times, To obey the Girl Scout Laws." The Girl Scout trefoil design (insignia) appears as a watermark-style design under this text.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 71 x 56 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 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 703 times , with 11 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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A black and white photo of a Girl Scout using the three-finger Scout Sign (salute), standing next to a U.S. flag. She wears a Girl Scout uniform and hat. The Girl Scout Promise appears below the picture: "On my honor I will try: To do my duty to God and my country, To help other people at all times, To obey the Girl Scout Laws." The Girl Scout trefoil design (insignia) appears as a watermark-style design under this text.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 71 x 56 cm.

Notes

Publication date is from e-mail received from Girl Scouts of the USA. (Printout attached to paper inventory form.)

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 123
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2040
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Girl Scouts 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc529

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

  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:42 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 18, 2013, 3:10 p.m.

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Past 30 days: 11
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Girl Scouts : volunteers for victory., poster, 1942; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc529/: accessed October 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.