Original poster entitled “Share Your Car the Easy Way,” promoting the Office of Civilian Defense program Share The Ride Club. The club promoted the conservation of resources such as gasoline and rubber by limiting driving and carpooling to save travel waster of materials during World War II. This poster advertises for the public to come to the state capitol building six days a week to join a Civilian Defense Share The Ride Club. Poster features a magazine cut-out of people in a red convertible. The poster was original tacked up on display somewhere during the war [1940s] [Poster has two cardboard pieces stapled to the back of the poster as hangers used during WWII].
From North Carolina WWII Home Front Posters, WWII 11, WWII Papers, Military Collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.
Owner: State Archives of North Carolina
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