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Withers, George

 Person

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Folder 3: George Withers' Wartime Art

 File — Box: 173, Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: A collection of photocopied illustrations by US Army Air Force graphic artist George Withers which originally appeared in the magazine Army Talks, in posters or in US Army manuals. There are also photocopies of original sketches and paintings. The copies were donated by George Withers' son, Brian Withers. Mr. Withers also donated original correspondence between his relatives Frank Tobitsch, an American enlisted man in the US Army, serving in Prisoner of War...
Dates: 1904-1964; bulk 1918-1945; Other: Date acquired: 1986, 1988, 2010

George Withers Collection

 Series
Identifier: Series 6
Scope and Contents A collection of photocopied illustrations by US Army Air Force graphic artist George Withers which originally appeared in the magazine Army Talks, in posters or in US Army manuals. There are also photocopies of original sketches and paintings. The copies were donated by George Withers' son, Brian Withers. Mr. Withers also donated original correspondence between his relatives Frank Tobitsch, an American enlisted man in the US Army, serving in Prisoner of War...
Dates: 1904-1964; bulk 1918-1945; Other: Date acquired: 1986, 1988, 2010

Poster depicting George Withers' wartime art [recently produced; professionally printed poster]

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: Item 27
Scope and Contents Retrospective poster depicting George Withers' wartime art: U.S. soldier relaxing in outdoor café, Paris. Caption: "VE Day, May 8, 1945, Jardin des Tuilleries, Paris by George Withers." Printed in color on card stock. 45cm X 31cm
Dates: 1904-1964; bulk 1918-1945; Other: Date acquired: 1986, 1988, 2010

Poster depicting George Withers' wartime art [recently produced; professionally printed poster]

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: Item 28
Scope and Contents Retrospective poster depicting George Withers' wartime art: collage of Withers' work featuring paintings and drawings of various places in England, Scotland and Omaha Beach landing site, Normandy, France. Caption: "Paintings and Drawings by George Withers, World War II, England, Scotland, France, 1944-1945." Printed in color on card stock. 45cm X 31cm
Dates: 1904-1964; bulk 1918-1945; Other: Date acquired: 1986, 1988, 2010

Poster depicting George Withers' wartime art [recently produced; professionally printed poster]

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: Item 29
Scope and Contents Retrospective poster depicting George Withers' wartime art: collage of Withers' work featuring paintings and drawings of recently liberated Paris. Caption: "Liberated Paris in the Summer of 1945 by George Withers." Printed in color on card stock 45cm X 31cm
Dates: 1904-1964; bulk 1918-1945; Other: Date acquired: 1986, 1988, 2010

WWII Propaganda and Print Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 04-exws_wwii
Abstract Nazi-period German serials, photos and ephemera, as well as American and some North African serials, as well as ephemera. This collection also contains books (the books are cataloged individually and searchable through the WMU Libraries catalog: Library Search).
Dates: 1904-1964; bulk 1918-1945; Other: Date acquired: 1986, 1988, 2010