Art: Persuasive Posters

A poster outside an enlistment office in Newark, N. J. had to be taken down last week. Reason: It was too effective. Its screaming eagle and covey of zooming pursuit planes made every recruit want to join the Air Corps. To lean, soft-spoken Major Thomas B. Woodburn, this was cause for quiet satisfaction. With the U. S. Army upped to 227,000 men by Presidential proclamation, it is Tom Woodburn's job to boom recruiting. He paints posters to that end, rejoiced to hear that his latest was so attractive.


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