University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the R. L. Day Papers, 1924



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Day, R. L.
Title: R. L. Day Papers
Dates: 1924
Abstract: Consists of one print of a pen and ink drawing by R. L. Day. The subject is “The American Shield.” It contains the words “In God We Trust,” “Patriotism,” and “Home.”
Accession No.: 72-133
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

At the time he was marketing this print, R. L. Day was a resident of De Leon, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Consists of one print of a pen and ink drawing. The subject is “The American Shield.” It contains the words “In God We Trust,” “Patriotism,” and “Home.” The design includes a set of symbolic birds representing the wars that the United States had been in up to 1924, a bird’s nest with eggs representing home and a large star that the legend on the back of the image says refers to the face of Christ. Other birds in the image are symbolic of various events and ideas essential to the foundation of the United States as this artist saw it.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Day, R. L.--Archives
Subjects
Patriotism--Pictorial works
United States--History--Pictorial works

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

R. L. Day Papers, 1924, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3S180 Print