Ours-- to fight for : freedom from want.

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

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Color poster features a painting of people at a dinner table. An older man and woman stand at the head of the table. The woman is putting a turkey on the table. There are nine other people at the table, all smiling.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 102 x 72 cm.

Creation Information

Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978. 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 2620 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

Color poster features a painting of people at a dinner table. An older man and woman stand at the head of the table. The woman is putting a turkey on the table. There are nine other people at the table, all smiling.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 102 x 72 cm.

Notes

"Painting from the Saturday Evening Post"

"OWI Poster No. 45. 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-511886"

Known to have been issued in at least 3 sizes.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 084
  • Government Documents No.: PR 32.5015:45
  • OCLC: 46996353 | External Link
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Rockwell 5
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2893845 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc555

Collections

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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. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection 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, 9:17 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:53 p.m.

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Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978. Ours-- to fight for : freedom from want., poster, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc555/: accessed May 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.