Notes: A homefront poster printed by the Libby food company to encourage recycling of their cans. The poster has four images, three showing a woman's hands removing the can label and folding in the ends, and a fourth depicting a woman's shoe crushing the can. The scrap drives organized during the Second World War were the first major step toward the nationwide recycling programs that are part of everyday life today.
This is an example of a poster printed by private industry, which are generally much scarcer than government issued World War II posters.
18 by 25-3/4 inches.
Edition + Condition: Folded, as issued. With a couple of short tears and a bit of creasing. This is an original World War II poster, not a reproduction. Near fine example; with original folds. SHIPS FOLDED.
Publication: (N.-pl.): Libby's, (ca. 1944).
Item No: #308131