Timber Is Vital to War Effort! - Prevent Forest Fires! | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society

Poster

Timber Is Vital to War Effort! - Prevent Forest Fires!

Timber Is Vital to War Effort! - Prevent Forest Fires! | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Department of Agriculture Design No. 1, "Forest Fire." The poster features a forest fire blazing around a lone country house, with smoke billowing into the dark sky. The bottom right corner reads: "Cooperate with the Federal and State Forestry Departments."
DESCRIPTION
Department of Agriculture Design No. 1, "Forest Fire." The poster features a forest fire blazing around a lone country house, with smoke billowing into the dark sky. The bottom right corner reads: "Cooperate with the Federal and State Forestry Departments."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:66863
Creation Date: 1943
Creator Name:United States. Department of Agriculture.
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Collection Name:Gugler Lithographic Company War Mobilization Campaign Posters
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:M2008.015.40
Original Dimensions:24 x 15 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
1 of 77 press proofs designed for 24-sheet outdoor advertising posters. The central portion of the poster is bordered by a decorative box simulating the outdoor advertising billboard. The art/design has been credited to Carl Paulson.
SUBJECTS
Forest fires
Trees
Fires
Dwellings
Housing
Billboards
War posters
World War, 1939-1945

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