Going our way? : be a Victory Farm Volunteer of the U.S. Crop Corps.

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

Description

Color poster shows an adolescent boy and girl. Both are smiling and neatly dressed. The boy carries farm tools. He has red hair and freckles and wears a windowpane-plaid blue shirt. The girl's blond hair is coiffed and she wears a red dress or blouse. A "Craftsman" brand name mark can be seen on the pitchfork carried by the boy.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 66 x 47 cm.

Creation Information

Bruehl, Anton, 1900-1982. 1945.

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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 580 times , with 20 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Going our way? : be a Victory Farm Volunteer of the U.S. Crop Corps.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Color poster shows an adolescent boy and girl. Both are smiling and neatly dressed. The boy carries farm tools. He has red hair and freckles and wears a windowpane-plaid blue shirt. The girl's blond hair is coiffed and she wears a red dress or blouse. A "Craftsman" brand name mark can be seen on the pitchfork carried by the boy.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 66 x 47 cm.

Notes

Printed at lower margin of poster:
"For information see ___ of the U.S. Crop Corps"
"See your county extension agent or local Farm Employment Office"
"Distributed by OWI for WFA"
"U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1945 O-637276"
"War Food Administration"

"VFV"--Appears in red and blue "C" logo at lower right corner of poster.

"On verso: You can help harvest war crops by displaying this poster."

Listed in 1945 Monthly Catalog, p. 562.

Not listed in OCLC database as of 9/5/02.

Cataloged in the UNT shelflist card file.

Another copy of this poster is available at UNT Libraries (Historical Collection no. Y2135; unsuitable for digitization; DB #59 used instead). 9/2/02

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 58
  • Government Documents No.: A 80.308:G 56
  • OCLC: 60315625 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2851434 | External Link
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Bruehl 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc576

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

  • 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:52 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:46 p.m.

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Bruehl, Anton, 1900-1982. Going our way? : be a Victory Farm Volunteer of the U.S. Crop Corps., poster, 1945; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc576/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.