Farm Labor - Act Now! - Illinois State Council of Defense

Accession Number

Farm Labor - Act Now! - Illinois State Council of Defense

Artist Unknown

Object Creation Date

Medium & Support
color lithograph on paper

24 1/8 x 18 in. (61.2 x 45.7 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Maurice F. Lyons

Physical Description
Text: FARM LABOR - Do You Want a Farm Hand? Do You Want Work on Farm? Phone or see at once your County Farm Labor Administrator, ACT NOW! - (stamp inset) Roy C. Bishop State Farm Labor Administrator State Council of Defense 120 W. Adams St. Chicago, ILL - or communicate with Roy C. Bishop, Farm Labor Administrator, State Council of Defense, 120 W. Adams Street, Chicago, Illinois. - The State Council of Defense, co-operating with Federal and State Employment Agencies, has organized a Farm Labor Administration. - A Farm Labor Administrator, with a clearing office, has been established in your county to serve you. - We are doing everything possible to secure men and jobs. - FARMERS, register for help at once - WORKERS, serve your country by working on a farm. See your County Farm Labor Administrator. - STATE COUNCIL OF DEFENSE - Food Production and Conservation Committee - Farm Labor Administration - (left to right) J.W. Kirkton, Pontiac; Peter Fleming, Chicago; Burridge B. Butler, Chicago; J.G. Imboden, Decatur; Charles J. Boyd, Chicago; W.H. Young, Urbana; Frank I Mann, Gilman; Charles A. Monroe, Chicago; James G. Boor, Chicago; J.P. Mason, Eglin; E.K. Moy, Chicago - Roy C. Bishop, Far, Labor Administrator

Primary Object Classification

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

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Text-based Art
World War I
modern and contemporary art

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