World War II Poster, "You, Too, Are Needed in a War Job! Work in a Food Processing Plant," 1945

Summary

During the Second World War, all of the national governments of the warring nations used poster campaigns to encourage civilian and military support of the war effort. The advertising technique of these posters followed the innovative style developed during the First World War. By appealing to the viewer's emotions this poster helped the U.S. to rally the home front workers and consumers.

During the Second World War, all of the national governments of the warring nations used poster campaigns to encourage civilian and military support of the war effort. The advertising technique of these posters followed the innovative style developed during the First World War. By appealing to the viewer's emotions this poster helped the U.S. to rally the home front workers and consumers.

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

1945

Subject Date

1945

Creators

Bensing, Frank, 1893-1983 

United States. Government Printing Office 

United States. War Manpower Commission 

Place of Creation

United States, District of Columbia, Washington 

Creator Notes

Artwork by Frank Bensing; printed by the United States Government Printing Office for the United States War Manpower Commission, Washington, D.C.

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

94.5.4

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 20 in

Width: 14.25 in

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