THE OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION: POSTER THEMES

The Office of War Information was established in 1942 to coordinate the public poster program.
This agency set guidelines for poster themes, which were identified as:
the nature of our Allies;
the nature of our enemy;
the need to work;
the need to sacrifice;
the need to fight;
the American, which may be interpreted as patriotism, heritage, and nationalism.

 

WWII POSTER CLASSIFICATION CHART

Poster Name/Slogan
What problem does this poster address?
Notes on the purpose of this poster