Item: Advertisement, Does it have a slight odor of Goebbels, Young & Rubicam, Inc

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Record Number: 9333
Box/Case: 1
Original Format: Printed Matter
Dimensions: Dimensions of image, 28 by 35 cm
Inscription text: FOR 42
Inscription location: Recto, bottom left
Image description:

Advertisement from Young & Rubicam, Inc. warning against the dangers of spreading rumors during World War II. The ad features a large skunk bearing Nazi Propagandist Joseph Goebbels face with a swastika shaved into its leg. The copy indicates that the Nazi propagandists are working to "pit class against class, race against race in America". Upon hearing a rumor, one must ask themselves:

1. Does it hurt morale?

2. Does it make you distrust your Government, business or labor? (Divide and Rule is Hitler's policy.)

3. Does such a rumor tend to discredit our Allies?

4. Who would benefit most by spreading this rumor--our enemies or the United States?

The illustration was signed by Arthur Szyk.