Stop and get your free fag bag: WWII Poster October 22 2009
New in our gallery and store: A WWII WPA poster from the War Services Project in Pennsylvania: "Stop and get your free fag bag Careless matches aid the Axis." The poster encourages the use of a "fag bag" for disposal of matches. "Fag" is a colloquialism for cigarettes commonly used during the '40s. Illustrated by Louis Hirshman some time between 1941 and 1943.