Serve Our Fighting Men Abroad, Conserve These Services at Home - poster

Serve Our Fighting Men Abroad, Conserve These Services at Home - poster

Transcript

SERVE

our fighting men abroad

CONSERVE

these services at home...

ELECTRICITY...

Turn off lights and home appliances when not needed

COMMUNICATIONS...

Don't make unnecessary long distance phone calls

WATER...

Repair leaky faucets... don't let water run needlessly

TRANSPORTATION...

War traffic comes first... travel only when you must

Saving these services frees fuel, manpower, material and equipment for War.

Source

State Archives of Florida: Series S1205, Box 01, Folder 9

Description

Poster encouraging citizens to conserve electricity, water, communications, and transportation space for the war effort. Government agencies used a variety of posters and slogans to encourage citizens to fight waste and hoarding during World War II.