1942: Bus for US: We've parked our car to win the War
World War, 1939-1945; posters; propaganda; buses; conservation;
This poster shows a man and woman, dressed in winter overcoats and waiting at a bus stop. The man is also wearing a fedora hat and gloves, and the woman is wearing a headscarf, mittens, bobby socks, and saddle oxford shoes. This World War II poster was intended to recommend the use of mass transit (buses) instead of private vehicles, as a way to conserve gasoline and rubber tires.
United States National Archives. Records of the War Production Board, 1918-1947.
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This item is in the public domain.
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