World War II Poster Collection
The Archives and Special Collections has a small collection of World War
II posters including a series of streetcar posters (including some original
art work) advertising war-related work at Lancaster-based Armstrong Cork
Company. They are shown here in their entirety.
"Get a War Job at Armstrong's" Title features sailors with signal
" Get Your Wartime Paycheck at Armstrong's" Features paycheck facsimile
"Help Build the Corsair, Get Your Wartime Paycheck at Armstrong's"
Features a flying corsair airplane. (3 copies)
"Get a War Job at Armstrong's" Title features corsair aircraft in
dogfight with enemy.
"Get a War Job at Armstrong's" Features US sailor and marine revealing
"packaged" title "Get a War........".
Dohanos, Stevan (1907-1994) "Loose Talk Can Cost Lives" Features
a sinking merchant ship at sea. Signed and dated 1942- Distributed in
the interest of…British and American Ambulance Corps, Inc…New
York. 14” x 20”
Yesley "… Because Somebody Talked" Features a dog
waiting for his missing owner. Signed and dated 1943- US Government
Printing Office, 1944 - Distributed for the Issuing Agencies by the
War Information Office. 20” x 28”
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