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    • ...and we talk about sacrifice

    • Fund raising; Savings bonds--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster of a woman standing in front of the smoking, bombed out ruins of a house or building. The woman's arms are crossed in front of her chest and she is crying. The full caption for this poster reads as follows: "...and we talk about...
    • 1944 : year of decision

    • Canada. Wartime Information Board; King, William Lyon Mackenzie, 1874-1950; Swastikas; War posters, Canadian; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--Canada;
    • Color poster by Harry Mayerovitch (1910-2004) that shows the year "1944" in numbers and the words "year of decision" positioned in front of a map of Europe, with red arrows pointing toward a red swastika in the upper center of the map. Printed...
    • 3-hour blackout 9 to 12 p.m, June 3, 1942 : "Are you ready?"

    • World War, 1939-1945--Posters; War posters, American; Civil defense drills--United States; Blackouts in war--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
    • As America had been attacked from the air at Pearl Harbor and had read, with horror, accounts of her ally, Great Britain, suffering from nighttime bombing raids, blackouts were considered critical to safety from such an attack by making a target...
    • [Changing hats]

    • Patriotism; Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster of Uncle Sam after he's put down his top hat and donned a work hat. Uncle Sam is wearing a white, buttoned-down-collar shirt with the sleeves rolled up, and there is a bandage covering a wound on one of his forearms.
    • [O]rder coal now

    • Coal--Conservation--Government policy; Horse-drawn vehicles in art; United States. Fuel Administration; War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by J. C. (Joseph Christian) Leyendecker (1874-1951) that shows a team of draft horses pulling a coal wagon, with the driver standing in the tilted wagon bed using a shovel to deliver the coal. Printed in red letters above the wagon are...
    • "-- and back us up in a war job!"

    • Soldiers--United States; United States Employment Service; United States. War Manpower Commission; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster by Al Moore that shows a United States soldier looking out at the viewer and saying, as shown in the words above, "-- and back us up with a war job!" This poster encourages those who did not enter the armed forces to take a war job,...
    • "Even a little can help a lot -- now"

    • French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931; Fund raising; Minutemen (Militia)--Massachusetts--Concord; Patriotism; Savings bonds--United States; Savings stamps--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States;...
    • Color poster from the May 1942 cover illustration for Ladies' Home Journal by A. (Alfred) Parker (1906-1985) that shows a mother watch as her daughter licks a savings stamp before pasting it into a stamp book. On the floor next to the girl's feet...
    • "Having seen the quality of the work ..."

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Industrial mobilization--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Black and white poster featuring a photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States, sitting in an automobile with military officers, reviewing civilian performance records. Printed below the photograph are the words of...
    • "Help the horse to save the soldier"

    • Animals; War horses; War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1914-1918--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster featuring Fortunino Matania's (1881-1963) illustration entitled "Good-bye, Old Man". In the illustration, a soldier says good-bye to a horse that has received a fatal wound. The full caption for this poster reads as follows: "Help the...
    • "I've found the job where I fit best!"

    • War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster by George Rapp that shows a woman working with a piece of machinery, with a caption positioned to the right of her head that reads "I've found the job where I fit best." Her hair is tied up in a kerchief, and she is wearing a work...
    • "It is a remarkable story"

    • American Red Cross; War posters, American; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; World War, 1914-1918--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster revealing the accomplishments of American Red Cross workers around the world during World War I, recognized by President Woodrow Wilson with the sentence that begins this mostly textual poster, "It is a remarkable story." Printed to...
    • "Navy ships behind the scenes"

    • United States. Navy--Boats; United States. Navy--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1939-1945; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster featuring a black and white photograph of a U.S. Navy destroyer tender and part of her flotilla (center), surrounded by sketches of various other support ships, i.e., "Navy ships behind the scenes." Below the photograph is text...
    • "Spirit of 1917"

    • United States. Marine Corps--Flags; United States. Marine Corps--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1914-1918; United States. Marine Corps--Recruiting Station (Baltimore, Md.); War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918; World War,...
    • Color poster that features four marines in khaki uniforms leading a column of marines across a beach. The two marines in the center are carrying United States Marine Corps flags. These marines are flanked by two other marines carrying rifles....
    • "The child at your door"

    • Children in wartime; Near East Relief (Organization); War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918--Atrocities; World War, 1914-1918--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster made from a black and white sketch of a young girl wearing a head scarf and looking weary and pensive, with a quotation "The child at your door" positioned below the image. Stamped in red in the upper right portion of the poster are...
    • "The girl of the year is a SPAR"

    • United States. Coast Guard. Women's Reserve; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster by L. W. (Lester W.) Bentley (1908-1972) that shows an attractive young woman in a U.S. Coast Guard uniform with a lighthouse in the background and the words "The girl of the year is a SPAR" printed in the sky above. Printed below the...
    • A careless word ... a needless sinking

    • Espionage; United States. Navy; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by Anton Otto Fischer (1882-1962) that shows sailors in a lifeboat watching their burning ship as it sinks, with the words "A careless word..." appearing in a smoke-filled sky above the ship and the words "...a needless sinking"...
    • A careless word... a needless loss

    • Espionage; United States. Navy; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by Anton Otto Fischer (1882-1962) that shows a dead sailor washed up on a beach, with the words "A careless word ... a careless loss" displayed in white type against a dark background. Below the text are the words "OWI Poster No. 36....
    • All about liberty bonds

    • Liberty bonds; War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects--United States; World War, 1914-1918--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster that informs people about "liberty bonds" through answers to a series of questions, namely, "What are they [liberty bonds]?" Why should I buy them?" "How can I buy them?" "Where can I buy them?" and "When can I buy them?" The poster...

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