Work on a farm-- this summer : join the U.S. Crop Corps.

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

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Both in bib overalls, a man holds a pitchfork while a woman holds a basket overflowing with harvested vegetables against the background of a blue sky.

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1 poster : col. ; 72 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

Douglass Crockwell, Spencer, 1904-1968 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 536 times , with 39 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Work on a farm-- this summer : join the U.S. Crop Corps.
  • Added Title: OWI poster ; no. 59.
  • Series Title: OWI poster
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Both in bib overalls, a man holds a pitchfork while a woman holds a basket overflowing with harvested vegetables against the background of a blue sky.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 72 x 51 cm.

Notes

"See your U.S. Employment Service or your local county agent"

"OWI Poster No. 59. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C."

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-520467"

Known to have been issued in at least two different sizes.

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World War Poster Collection

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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, 9:19 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 25, 2018, 5:58 p.m.

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Past 30 days: 39
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Douglass Crockwell, Spencer, 1904-1968. Work on a farm-- this summer : join the U.S. Crop Corps., poster, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc552/: accessed August 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.