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...we [sic] here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain...[sic] / Remember Dec. 7th! Office of War Information. [Poster.]

Artist?:
Saalburg, Allen Russell 1899-1987
Physical description:
1 item, multicolor, 101.5 x 71 cm
Type:
Posters
Place:
United States
Date:
1942
Notes:
491977.
Donated to Princeton Library on December 4, 1942.
Original Tracking No. 3,496
Allen Saalburg was born June 25, 1899 in Rochelle, Illinois. His father was a newspaper cartoonist and printer. Saalburg studied painting at Pratt Institute, and with William Sloan at the Art Students League. His image of the tattered flag, designed for the U.S. Office of War Information, was one of the first posters that agency produced in the aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbor. (Copied from text on "Price of Freedom" Web site, http://americanhistory.si.edu/militaryhistory/collection/object.asp?ID=557 , showing Armed Forces History's copy of the poster.)
Summary:
Shot-up, tattered U.S. flag at half-mast with smoke behind it.
Topic:
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
Flags
Propaganda
World War, 1939-1945
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Princeton University Poster Collection 1863-1948
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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