World War II Poster, "United We Win," 1943

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

1943

Subject Date

1943

Creators

Liberman, Howard 

United States. Office of War Information 

United States. Government Printing Office 

Place of Creation

United States, District of Columbia, Washington 

Creator Notes

Original photograph by Howard Liberman for the U.S. Office of War Information.

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

94.5.6

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 41.75 in

Width: 29.75 in

Inscriptions

Printed along bottom edge: OWI PHOTO BY LIEBERMAN / U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE - 1942.../ WAR MANPOWER COMMISSION WASHINGTON D.C.

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