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Image of 1982.180.002 - 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

1982.180.002 - 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 Type: Archive

Image of 2014.029.005 - Poster of 1998 Decorators' Show House of the Crosby Estate, 1998. Color poster, 18 x 24, with an overall background color of sage green. At the top of the poster in darker green print text reads, "APRIL 26 - MAY 24." Around the edges of the poster is a white border and breaking the line of the border is a picture in each corner. The top right hand picture is a painting of a woman wearing a hat and a white dress. In the lower right-hand corner is a picture of three red roses with three green leaves. In the upper left corner is a picture of an Oscar statue. In the lower left-hand corner there is a picture of an ornate chair. The chair has cupid and flower decorations on the cushion. A large oval appears at center outlined by two darker green lines. Above the oval in dark gray writing is, "1998 DECORATORS' SHOW HOUSE." Below the word 'SHOW' is a graphic of a black and yellow butterfly with motion lines. Inside the circle is a photograph of the Hillsborough Crosby estate that shows a white house with a gray roof. There is a lawn visible around the building. On the lawn in white cursive script is "The Crosby Estate." To the right inside the oval is an illustration of Bing Crosby wearing a brimmed hat and smoking a pipe.  He is wearing a light blue collared shirt, a darker blue sweater, gray pants, and golf shoes. His left arm is bent with his fist on his hip and he holds a golf club in his right hand. Crosby stands with his right leg over his left. The illustration of Crosby is printed over the photo of the estate at center with his lower legs outside of the oval on the background of the poster. Text at the bottom of the poster reads, "BENEFITING THE COYOTE POINT MUSEUM  /  FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION."

2014.029.005 - Poster of 1998 Decorators' Show House of the Crosby Estate, 1998. Color poster, 18 x 24, with an overall background color of sage green. At the top of the poster in darker green print text reads, "APRIL 26 - MAY 24." Around the edges of the poster is a white border and breaking the line of the border is a picture in each corner. The top right hand picture is a painting of a woman wearing a hat and a white dress. In the lower right-hand corner is a picture of three red roses with three green leaves. In the upper left corner is a picture of an Oscar statue. In the lower left-hand corner there is a picture of an ornate chair. The chair has cupid and flower decorations on the cushion. A large oval appears at center outlined by two darker green lines. Above the oval in dark gray writing is, "1998 DECORATORS' SHOW HOUSE." Below the word 'SHOW' is a graphic of a black and yellow butterfly with motion lines. Inside the circle is a photograph of the Hillsborough Crosby estate that shows a white house with a gray roof. There is a lawn visible around the building. On the lawn in white cursive script is "The Crosby Estate." To the right inside the oval is an illustration of Bing Crosby wearing a brimmed hat and smoking a pipe. He is wearing a light blue collared shirt, a darker blue sweater, gray pants, and golf shoes. His left arm is bent with his fist on his hip and he holds a golf club in his right hand. Crosby stands with his right leg over his left. The illustration of Crosby is printed over the photo of the estate at center with his lower legs outside of the oval on the background of the poster. Text at the bottom of the poster reads, "BENEFITING THE COYOTE POINT MUSEUM / FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION."

Object Type: Archive