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Collection Board of Transportation Collection
Object ID VIIA-3278
Object Name Poster
Date 1944
Title Lest We Forget!
Scope & Content Poster advertising "Lest We Forget! The War is not over! We are fighting on two world fronts!" This illustrated poster, featuring a drawing (courtesy of New York Journal-American) of a field medic with diminished medical supplies helping a wounded soldier, presumably encourages citizens to donate to CDVO (Civilian Defense Volunteer Office). The names of CDVO Chairman-Director Grover A. Whalen and of Mayor F.H. LaGuardia appear at the bottom of the poster. The illustrator of the drawing is Burris Enkins.
Extent of Description one 14" x 20" poster
Physical characteristics Black, red, and blue on white paper stock
Level of description Item
Search Terms WWII
World War II
Subjects War relief
Civil defense
Mayors
People/ Corporations La Guardia, Fiorello
Number of images 1