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Catalog Number 1982.180.002
Scope & Content Army Specialized Training Reserve Program Poster, November 13, 1944. Poster in a white and blue background of three soldiers in uniform carrying books before climbing the stairs to a brown building with an arched doorway and an yellow and blue insignia of a mix between a candlestick and a lamp below. Above the brown building with the arched doorway, painted in red and big lettering, the text reads "Boy! What a break!" Below the soldiers in uniform, painted in blue, bold and in huge lettering in a white background, the text reads "ASTRP". The text "ASTRP" is faded in the white background with more text, painted in black and regular font, on top of the text "ASTRP" that reads "The Army Specialized Training Reserve Program offers high school / graduates who are 17 but not yet 17 years and 9 months of / age free college training. For information apply at any U.S. / Army Recruiting Station or consult your high school principal." Below the text above, painted in black and in bold, the text reads "ARMY SPECIALIZED TRAINING RESERVE PROGRAM". Below the text above in the bottom right hand corner, an insignia shaped like a shield with some small bold printed text that reads "NOVA EMANENTS". Below the text above, in the middle of the shield insignia, with small printed bold text that reads "RECRUITING PUBLICITY BUREAU / UNITED STATES ARMY". Next to both of the text above, printed in black, bold, and small lettering, the text reads "P-149--RPB--11-3-44--60M".

Dimensions: 25 x 17
Object Name Poster
Collection Archival Collection
Category Posters
Date November 13, 1944
Search Terms Army
World War II
World War Two
Subjects Colleges
World War II