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Image of 1982.157.002 - Schools at War Program Poster, 1942. Poster in blue, white and red background with a man in between two women marching in various outfits showing support in the US army. Below the leg of one of the women on the right hand side of the poster, painted in black and bold, the text reads "IRVING NURICK". Below the man and the two women marching, in a gray rectangular square background, painted in blue with medium lettering, the text reads "We Are Ready What About You?". In between the text above, a red star is painted. The word "You?" is underlined in red. Below the text above, in white and in cursive with medium lettering, the text reads "Join the  /  Program". In between the words "Join the" and "Program", painted in black, in bold with big lettering, the text reads "SCHOOLS AT WAR". In the red background border, painted in black and bold with small lettering, the text reads "SPONSORED BY  THE WAR SAVINGS STAFF OF THE U.S. TREASURY  /  DEPARTMENT, THE U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION AND ITS WARTIME COMMISSION". Below the text above, painted in black and in bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "FOR INFORMATION ABOUT PROGRAM SEE SCHOOLS AT WAR HANDBOOK, PREPARED BY GTHE EDUCATION SECTION, WAR SAVINGS STAFF,  /  WASHINGTON, D.  C.    COPIES ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH YOUR LOCAL SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT OR WAR SAVINGS ORGANIZATION". Below the text above, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE  :  1942--O-477115". Next to the text above, printed in black and bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "WSS 554". Next to all the text above, painted in white with regular lettering and in cursive, the text reads "Save  /  Serve  /  Conserve". The "V" is disproportionately bigger than the rest of the text "Save  /  Serve  /  Conserve" above.

Dimensions: 28 x 22

1982.157.002 - Schools at War Program Poster, 1942. Poster in blue, white and red background with a man in between two women marching in various outfits showing support in the US army. Below the leg of one of the women on the right hand side of the poster, painted in black and bold, the text reads "IRVING NURICK". Below the man and the two women marching, in a gray rectangular square background, painted in blue with medium lettering, the text reads "We Are Ready What About You?". In between the text above, a red star is painted. The word "You?" is underlined in red. Below the text above, in white and in cursive with medium lettering, the text reads "Join the / Program". In between the words "Join the" and "Program", painted in black, in bold with big lettering, the text reads "SCHOOLS AT WAR". In the red background border, painted in black and bold with small lettering, the text reads "SPONSORED BY THE WAR SAVINGS STAFF OF THE U.S. TREASURY / DEPARTMENT, THE U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION AND ITS WARTIME COMMISSION". Below the text above, painted in black and in bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "FOR INFORMATION ABOUT PROGRAM SEE SCHOOLS AT WAR HANDBOOK, PREPARED BY GTHE EDUCATION SECTION, WAR SAVINGS STAFF, / WASHINGTON, D. C. COPIES ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH YOUR LOCAL SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT OR WAR SAVINGS ORGANIZATION". Below the text above, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1942--O-477115". Next to the text above, printed in black and bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "WSS 554". Next to all the text above, painted in white with regular lettering and in cursive, the text reads "Save / Serve / Conserve". The "V" is disproportionately bigger than the rest of the text "Save / Serve / Conserve" above. Dimensions: 28 x 22

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