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A careless word… a needless sinking

A careless word… a needless sinking

Item Information

Title:
A careless word… a needless sinking
Description:
Image shows lifeboat full of sailors looking back at burning, sinking ship. Poster distributed by the United States. Office of War Information to hotels, schools, war plants, libraries, terminals, recreational halls, office buildings.
Artist:
Fischer, Anton Otto, 1882-1962
Sponsor:
United States. Office of War Information
Date:
1942
Format:
Posters
Prints
Genre:
War posters
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
Print Department Collection
Subjects:
Spying
National security
Sailors
World War, 1939-1945
Places:
United States
Extent:
1 print (poster) : color
Permalink:
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Publisher:
U.S. Government Printing Office
Notes:
U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942--O-502219
WI poster no. 24
Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D. C.
Accession #:
07_01_000019