China carries on.

Description

Color poster shows a Chinese soldier walking in a determined manner with a rifle in his hands. Behind him, a small Chinese child stands next to a covered corpse. The child wears a white tunic and pants and a green vest and is barefoot. In the background is a pagoda. Near the right edge of the poster are painted four Chinese characters in red. The characters roughly translate as "Unite Against the Enemy and Rebuild Our Nation."

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 102 x 66 cm.

Creation Information

Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy, 1889-1977. Creation Date: Unknown.

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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 617 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • United China Relief (U.S.) United China Relief, Inc. was an organization chartered in 1941 to raise money for humanitarian aid to China, and to educate Americans about China and its people.

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Description

Color poster shows a Chinese soldier walking in a determined manner with a rifle in his hands. Behind him, a small Chinese child stands next to a covered corpse. The child wears a white tunic and pants and a green vest and is barefoot. In the background is a pagoda. Near the right edge of the poster are painted four Chinese characters in red. The characters roughly translate as "Unite Against the Enemy and Rebuild Our Nation."

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 102 x 66 cm.

Notes

"United China Relief, member agency of the National War Fund"

United China Relief, Inc. was an organization chartered in 1941 to raise money for humanitarian aid to China, and to educate Americans about China and its people. For more information, see the United China Relief Records, 1928-1947, at the New York Public Library Manuscripts and Archives Division (http://digilib.nypl.org/dynaweb/ead/human/
msschina/@Generic__BookView) and the United Service to China Archives 1934-1967 at Princeton University Library
(http://diglib.princeton.edu/ead/eadGetDoc.xq?id=/ead/mudd/
publicpolicy/MC135.EAD.xml).

Could not find this copy (Paper form did not indicate collection or number, but I believe it is in the historical coll.) 6/20/02 NKR; Another copy is in hist. coll. @ 1461 (filed in folder marked 1981). Verify size when both copies are found.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 54
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Baldridge 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc579

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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  • This poster's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:50 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 18, 2009, 11:47 a.m.

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Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy, 1889-1977. China carries on., poster, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc579/: accessed April 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.