1943: Is your trip necessary? Needless travel interferes with the war effort
World War, 1939-1945; posters; propaganda; trains; conservation;
This poster shows a group of civilian and military travelers crowded into a railway car. Many have grim or unhappy expressions on their faces. This World War II poster was intended to influence viewers to curtail unnecessary travel so that scarce transportation resources could be used for war purposes.
United States Office of Defense Transportation; US Government Printing Office
Northwestern University Library Digital Collections: World War II Poster Collection
Auburn University Libraries
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71 cm x 51 cm