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World War II Posters


P001 Poster Name - Arise Americans
Collection - University of North Texas - Government Documents Department - World War II Collection
Medium - 1 print (poster) : col. ; 107 x 72 cm.
Created/Published - U.S. Navy Recruiting Bureau - Creator (Artist):Barclay, McClelland (1891-1943) - Date: 1941-06-18
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.
Control # - Database No. 014 Government Documents No. : N 17.23/2:F 46
P002 Poster Name - Fight, let's go!
Collection - University of North Texas - Government Documents Department - World War II Collection
Medium - 1 poster : col. ; 107 x 71 cm.
Created/Published - U.S. Navy Recruiting Bureau - Creator (Artist):Barclay, McClelland (1981-1943) - Date: 1941
Description - A sailor in a Service Dress Blue uniform carries a large white sea bag on his shoulder. He appears to be boarding a ship. Planes fly in the sky above him, some in formation. A large ship can be seen in the background.
Control # - Database No. 011 Government Documents No. : N 17.23/2:AR 4
P003 Poster Name - Freshmen! Sophomores! Now you can stay in college and become a naval officer.
Collection - University of North Texas - Government Documents Department - World War II Collection
Medium - 1 print (poster) : lithograph, col. ; 51 x 36 cm.
Created/Published - U.S. Navy Recruiting Bureau - Creator (Artist):Barclay, McClelland (1891-1943) - Date: 1942
Description - Black and white drawing of a naval officer in uniform wearing an officer's cap, looking toward the sky and holding binoculars. In the background, planes are flying, some in formation, and men are firing large artillery guns.
Control # - Database No. 027 Accession or Local Control No : Historical Collection Accession No. WP No.# 27
P004 Poster Name - Dish it out with the Navy! Choose now while you can.
Collection - University of North Texas - Government Documents Department - World War II Collection
Medium - 1 poster : col. ; 107 x 72 cm.
Created/Published - U.S. Navy Recruiting Bureau - Creator (Artist):Barclay, McClelland (1891-1943) - Date: 1942
Description - Two sailors in white sailor hats prepare to load ammunition into a large weapon which is being fired and is operated by other sailors in helmets. All the sailors wear blue pants and white t-shirts, except for the sailor in the foreground who is shirtless and holding a large artillery shell.
Control # - Database No. 013 Government Documents No. : N 17.23/2:D 63
P005 Poster Name - Let's hit 'em with everything we've got!
Collection - University of North Texas - Government Documents Department - World War II Collection
Medium - 1 poster : col. ; 107 x 72 cm.
Created/Published - U.S. Navy Recruiting Bureau - Creator (Artist):Barclay, McClelland (1891-1943) - Date: 1942
Description - Navy gunners in helmets and blue shirts, operating large anti-aircraft artillery weapons. An explosion is seen in the background.
Control # - Database No. 016 Accession or Local Control No : Historical Collection Accession No. 2262
P006 Poster Name - Naval aviation has a place for you-- : pilots, machinist's mates, radiomen, metalsmiths, ordnancemen : learn the right-way--the Navy-way, apply today.
Collection - University of North Texas - Government Documents Department - World War II Collection
Medium - 1 poster : col. ; 106 x 71 cm.
Created/Published - U.S. Navy Recruiting Bureau - Creator (Artist):Barclay, McClelland (1891-1943)
Description - Sailor performs maintenance on a wheel assembly. Behind him are ships and planes.
Control # - Database No. 015 Accession or Local Control No : Historical Collection Accession No. 2035
Note - The artist, Lt. McClelland Barclay was killed on 18 July 1943 when the LST-342 was torpedoed by a Japanese sub.
P007 Poster Name - Take the wheel : --steer a course for future success while serving your country in the United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve
Collection - University of North Texas - Government Documents Department - World War II Collection
Medium - 1 poster : col. ; 107 x 71 cm.
Created/Published - U.S. Navy Recruiting Bureau - Creator (Artist): Murphey, Matt.
Description - The upper half of the poster shows a painting of a large U.S. battleship, [destroyer] with additional ships seen in the background. In the lower half of the poster, to the left of the poster caption, is a small image of a naval officer looking through a porthole with binoculars and a sailor in a white uniform steering the ship
Control # - Database No. 808 Government Documents No. : N 17.23/2:W 56
P008 Poster Name - A national emergency is upon us : arise America before it is too late! Defend your country and your loved ones ....
Collection - University of North Texas - Government Documents Department - World War II Collection
Medium - 1 poster : col. ; 106 x 71 cm.
Created/Published - U.S. Navy Recruiting Bureau - 1941
Description - Navy recruitment poster. Text is in red and blue against an off-white background. An image of the U.S. flag is centered at the top.
Control # - Database No. 171 Accession or Local Control No : Historical Collection Accession No. 2035
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