Become a nurse : your country needs you.

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

Description

Color poster of a young woman receiving her nursing cap. A male (only the hands and sleeves are shown) is placing it on her head. He wears blue sleeves with a stars-and-stripes motif on the cuffs. The young woman wears a blue cotton uniform with a white collar, cuffs, and pocket handkerchief. The model for this poster is Weslee Wootten D'Audney.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 56 cm.

Creation Information

American Nurses Association. Nursing Information Bureau. 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 16265 times , with 121 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Color poster of a young woman receiving her nursing cap. A male (only the hands and sleeves are shown) is placing it on her head. He wears blue sleeves with a stars-and-stripes motif on the cuffs. The young woman wears a blue cotton uniform with a white collar, cuffs, and pocket handkerchief. The model for this poster is Weslee Wootten D'Audney.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 56 cm.

Notes

"Write Nursing Information Bureau, 1790 Broadway, New York City"--Printed below title at lower edge of picture.

"Federal Security Agency, U.S. Public Health Service"--Printed at upper right corner of picture.

"O.W.I. Poster no. 22. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C."--At lower edge of poster in margin.

"U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1942-O-498483"

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 355, with note: "This poster was originally issued by the Public Health Service, Federal Security Agency in a smaller size in cardboard, and without series designation, and is entered in this Monthly catalog, p. 307."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 66
  • Government Documents No.: PR 32.5015:22
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 PHS 1
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2843997 | External Link
  • OCLC: 12337063 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc570

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

  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:59 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 16, 2017, 11:04 a.m.

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Yesterday: 5
Past 30 days: 121
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American Nurses Association. Nursing Information Bureau. Become a nurse : your country needs you., poster, 1942; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc570/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.