||"Even a little can help a lot - NOW" Buy U. S. War Stamps Bonds. Illustration courtsey of Ladies' Home Journal.
U. S. Government Printing Office: 1942-O-455803 Form DSS-405. Beautiful and idealized mother and daughter dutifully using war stamps, as this poster encourages with art by A. Parker. Top text reads, "Even a little can help a lot--Now" and across the bottom, "Buy U.S. War Stamps & Bonds"-only the ampersand is replaced with the patriotic Minute Man icon. Small print below reads, "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-0-455803 Form DSS 405" and on the right hand side, "Illustration Courtesy of Ladies' Home Journal". Folded by the USGPO for mailing. Gentle reminder of a time when Americans all pitched in for a great cause. A founder of the modern glamour aesthetic, Alfred Charles Parker (1906-1985) defined the progressive look and feel of published imagery at a time of sweeping change, when Americans, emerging from the trials of economic depression and war,