"Arise Americans" : your country and your liberty are in grave danger -- protect them now by joining the-- United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve.

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

Description

A sailor in a white uniform uses a wrench on a large weapon or equipment. A blue border with white stars surrounds the top and sides of the picture. The bottom half of the poster is red, with white and blue text.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 107 x 71 cm.

Creation Information

Barclay, McClelland. June 18, 1941.

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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 879 times , with 9 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: "Arise Americans" : your country and your liberty are in grave danger -- protect them now by joining the-- United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

A sailor in a white uniform uses a wrench on a large weapon or equipment. A blue border with white stars surrounds the top and sides of the picture. The bottom half of the poster is red, with white and blue text.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 107 x 71 cm.

Notes

"McClelland Barclay USNR"--Artist's signature at top left corner of image.

"NRB-29612-6-18-41-15M"

Listed in 1941 Monthly Catalog, p. 1344. (Publication date is from Monthly Catalog entry and printing stamp.)

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 011
  • Government Documents No.: N 17.23/2:AR 4
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Barclay 6
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc612

Collections

This poster is part of the following collections of related materials.

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

  • June 18, 1941

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:02 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 2, 2010, 2:53 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Barclay, McClelland. "Arise Americans" : your country and your liberty are in grave danger -- protect them now by joining the-- United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve., poster, June 18, 1941; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc612/: accessed March 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.