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Collection Board of Transportation Collection
Object ID VIIH-6
Object Name Poster
Date 1941-1942
Title Use Water Wisely
Scope & Content Poster advertising for the Dept. of Water Supply, Gas, and Electricity asking the public to conserve water usage. Poster reads "New York City has the largest and finest water supply system in the world, but it is now 156 Billion Gallons Short. reservoirs are only one third filled......Save water. Do not waste it. Make it a habit."
Extent of Description one 20" x 15" poster
Physical characteristics Black ink on white paper stock, paper yellowing.
Level of description Item
Search Terms World War II
Subjects Water
Reservoir
Water conservation
People/ Corporations Department of Water Supply, Gas, and Electricity
La Guardia, Fiorello