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Image of 1982.156.006 - Buy Extra Bonds Poster, 1944. Poster in colored pencil in a blue and dark background of the ship named the U.S.S. Dorado riding through the ocean waves with two men from the U.S. Navy on the ship: one with binoculars at the bottom of the poster, and one holding a spotlight with some light colored in yellow flashing towards from the left hand side to the right hand side. At the top left hand corner of the poster, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with medium lettering , the text reads "IN MEMORY  /  U.S.S. "DORADO"". In the yellow colored light towards the right side of the poster, painted in red and bold with large lettering, the text reads "FIRE AWAY!". Towards the bottom of the poster, on the left hand side, below the man shining a light from the spotlight, written in pencil, the text reads "Schreiber  /  '44". Next to the text above, in a white square with a black border with a silhouette of a soldier in black in the middle of the white/red background, painted in white and bold, the text reads "5th  V  WAR  /  LOAN". The words "th" in "5th" is lowercased, with the "V" in the middle of "5th" and "WAR  /  LOAN" is disproportionately bigger than the rest of the text in the white/red background in the white square with the black border. On the back of uniform of the soldier with the binoculars, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with small lettering, the text reads "U.S. NAVY". Towards the bottom of the poster, painted in white, bold with huge lettering, the text reads "BUY EXTRA BONDS". At the bottom middle portion of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE  :  1944--0-581636". At the bottom right hand corner of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "WFD 908-A".

Dimensions: 28 x 20

1982.156.006 - Buy Extra Bonds Poster, 1944. Poster in colored pencil in a blue and dark background of the ship named the U.S.S. Dorado riding through the ocean waves with two men from the U.S. Navy on the ship: one with binoculars at the bottom of the poster, and one holding a spotlight with some light colored in yellow flashing towards from the left hand side to the right hand side. At the top left hand corner of the poster, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with medium lettering , the text reads "IN MEMORY / U.S.S. "DORADO"". In the yellow colored light towards the right side of the poster, painted in red and bold with large lettering, the text reads "FIRE AWAY!". Towards the bottom of the poster, on the left hand side, below the man shining a light from the spotlight, written in pencil, the text reads "Schreiber / '44". Next to the text above, in a white square with a black border with a silhouette of a soldier in black in the middle of the white/red background, painted in white and bold, the text reads "5th V WAR / LOAN". The words "th" in "5th" is lowercased, with the "V" in the middle of "5th" and "WAR / LOAN" is disproportionately bigger than the rest of the text in the white/red background in the white square with the black border. On the back of uniform of the soldier with the binoculars, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with small lettering, the text reads "U.S. NAVY". Towards the bottom of the poster, painted in white, bold with huge lettering, the text reads "BUY EXTRA BONDS". At the bottom middle portion of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1944--0-581636". At the bottom right hand corner of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "WFD 908-A". Dimensions: 28 x 20

Object Type: Archive

Image of 2017.022.001 - "West Coast Venture Capital - 25 Years" poster, 1983. A white big poster with green, red, and gray in the background with white stripes all around. At the top of the poster, in gray and bold, the text reads "WEST COAST VENTURE CAPITAL -25 YEARS". On each side of the text at the top, in gray and bold, the text reads "1958....1983", in which it lists all of the years in between 1958-1983. In between each of these stripes is a name of company, person or major companies/people that were part of the venture business in the west coast in California. The list of names and companies are in the far top left hand side to the far bottom left hand side and then moves towards the middle are in small lettering with white text. 

There is some more white text in black and bold that extends from the upper top left hand side to the right hand side. Toward the bottom middle of the poster, in a white box with gray inside border, there is some black, small text that reads "WEST COAST VENTURE CAPITAL-25 YEARS....ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY  / Managers of  /  Asset Management Associates  /  Pitch Johnson  Craig Taylor  Dan Flamen  /  Jeanne Dorsee  Judy Balthrop  /  Researcher and Editor: Cathie Johnson  /  Graphic Designer: Peggy Burke  /  Copyright © 1984 by Asset Management Company, Palo Alto, CA 94301". The text "WEST COAST VENTURE CAPITAL-25 YEARS" and "ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY" are in bold. Everything in between those two text above and below in regular text, except "Copyright © 1984 by Asset Management Company, Palo Alto, CA 94301" is in tiny text. 

Dimensions: 40.75 x 44.75

2017.022.001 - "West Coast Venture Capital - 25 Years" poster, 1983. A white big poster with green, red, and gray in the background with white stripes all around. At the top of the poster, in gray and bold, the text reads "WEST COAST VENTURE CAPITAL -25 YEARS". On each side of the text at the top, in gray and bold, the text reads "1958....1983", in which it lists all of the years in between 1958-1983. In between each of these stripes is a name of company, person or major companies/people that were part of the venture business in the west coast in California. The list of names and companies are in the far top left hand side to the far bottom left hand side and then moves towards the middle are in small lettering with white text. There is some more white text in black and bold that extends from the upper top left hand side to the right hand side. Toward the bottom middle of the poster, in a white box with gray inside border, there is some black, small text that reads "WEST COAST VENTURE CAPITAL-25 YEARS....ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY / Managers of / Asset Management Associates / Pitch Johnson Craig Taylor Dan Flamen / Jeanne Dorsee Judy Balthrop / Researcher and Editor: Cathie Johnson / Graphic Designer: Peggy Burke / Copyright © 1984 by Asset Management Company, Palo Alto, CA 94301". The text "WEST COAST VENTURE CAPITAL-25 YEARS" and "ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY" are in bold. Everything in between those two text above and below in regular text, except "Copyright © 1984 by Asset Management Company, Palo Alto, CA 94301" is in tiny text. Dimensions: 40.75 x 44.75

Object Type: Archive