1937 Hope of a Nation Vintage Parrot WPA era Poster
1937 "Better Speech" Parrots WPA era Vintage Children's Poster
PRINTED BY: C.R. Jackson Co. Distributors Kansas City,
CONDITION: A, Linen Mounted, beautiful!
NOTE: This 1930's incentive poster is a part of a smaller size series of posters, each with a different title and month. Printed in fine print below is C.R. Jackson Co. Distributors, Kansas City, Missouri, MO. The poster promotes Better Speech and depicts a great art deco image of a bird / parrot. The text reads: "People who overwork a slang phrase are HUMAN PARROTS!".
These thirties incentive posters were put out during the WPA Works Progress Administration years, and depression era in the U.S. to further the incentive of American children. It was first published in 1929 during the fall of Wall street, and then again in 1937. A great historical American piece during the FDR Franklin Roosevelt time period, and with an advertising byline so cool even today! Beautiful and ready for framing. We have two found together and no more when gone.
Size: 12.5 x 18.5 inches
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