"We'll have lots to eat this winter, won't we Mother?" : grow your own, can your own.

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

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A girl and her mother are canning vegetables in glass containers. Both have blond hair in ponytails and both are wearing white aprons with red trim. In the background is a shelf full of canned vegetables.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 58 x 41 cm.

Creation Information

Parker, Alfred, 1906-1985. 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 3784 times , with 163 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: "We'll have lots to eat this winter, won't we Mother?" : grow your own, can your own.
  • Series Title: OWI poster ; no. 57.
  • Alternate Title: Grow your own, can your own
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

A girl and her mother are canning vegetables in glass containers. Both have blond hair in ponytails and both are wearing white aprons with red trim. In the background is a shelf full of canned vegetables.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 58 x 41 cm.

Notes

"OWI Poster No. 57"

"Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C."--Printed at bottom of poster.

"U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1943-O-520465"

Previously classed: Poster 940.54 no. 56 in UNT Government Documents collection.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 082
  • Government Documents No.: PR 32.5015:57
  • OCLC: 40637019 | External Link
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Parker 1
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2850376 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc556

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.

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, 9:15 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 7:29 p.m.

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Parker, Alfred, 1906-1985. "We'll have lots to eat this winter, won't we Mother?" : grow your own, can your own., poster, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc556/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.