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    • "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...
    • Let's give him enough and on time

    • War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster by Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) that shows a U.S. Army soldier in a tattered uniform firing a machine gun, with the words "Let's give him enough and on time" emblazoned below. Commissioned by the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps, this poster...
    • Become a nurse : your country needs you

    • American Nurses Association. Nursing Information Bureau; Patriotism; Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); United States. Federal Security Agency; United States. Public Health Service; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female;...
    • Color poster showing the portrait of an attractive young woman proudly receiving a white nurse's cap most likely from the hands of Uncle Sam (note stars and strips on sleeves), with the words "become a nurse : your country needs you" emblazoned...
    • Work on a farm... this summer

    • Agriculture--United States; United States Employment Service; United States. Extension Service; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States; World War, 1939-1945--War...
    • Color poster by Morgan Douglas that shows a man holding a pitch fork and standing behind a woman carrying a basket full of fresh vegetables, both of whom are dressed in bib-and-brace overalls and straw hats. In the sky above their heads are the...
    • We are ready : what about you?

    • United States. Dept. of the Treasury; United States. Office of Education; United States. War Savings Staff; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster of three youngsters who have collected items for their local Schools at War Program. The full caption for this poster reads: "We are ready : What about you? Join the Schools at War Program sponsored by the War Savings Staff of the U.S....
    • The more women at work the sooner we win!

    • United States Employment Service; War posters, American; Women; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster created from a 1942 color photograph taken by Alfred T. Palmer (1906-1993) showing an attractive young married woman (note prominently displayed wedding ring) working on the bombardier nose section of a B-17F U.S. Navy bomber at the...
    • What the Navy is doing : Samaritans afloat

    • United States. Navy. Hospital Corps; United States. Navy--Hospital ships; United States. Navy--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1914-1918; War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster in the "What the Navy is doing" series that is entitled "Samaritans afloat" and features photographs of crew members tending to the sick and wounded on the U.S. Navy hospital ship U.S.S. Mercy. Printed below each photograph is a...
    • Do your part to win the war : buy more war savings stamps

    • Fund raising; Savings bonds--United States; Savings stamps--United States; United States. Army--Job descriptions; United States. Navy--Job descriptions; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; World War,...
    • Color poster designed in the pattern of a checkerboard with one board square showing a military item and an accompanying square showing the cost in savings bonds or savings stamps to purchase that military item, with the words "Do you part to win...
    • 1862 - Johnson's Delaware and Maryland

    • Allegany County (Md.); Anne Arundel County (Md.); Baltimore (Md.); Baltimore County (Md.); Calvert County (Md.); Caroline County (Md.); Carroll County (Md.); Cecil County (Md.); Charles County (Md.); Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.); Choptank River...
    • Map of Delaware and Maryland by Johnson & Browning, dated 1862, that shows twenty-one Maryland counties: Allegany, Anne Arundel (spelled "Ann Arundel") Baltimore, Calvert, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Harford, Howard,...
    • Pitch in and help!

    • Agriculture--United States; United States. Extension Service; War posters, American; Women; Women's Land Army of America; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster of women at work in a variety of agricultural jobs, including feeding chickens, milking a cow, driving a tractor, and picking vegetables, as members of the Women's Land Army (WLA). The full caption for this poster reads as follows:...
    • Let 'em have it : buy extra bonds

    • Liberty bonds; Soldiers--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects--United States; World War, 1914-1918--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by Bernard Perlin (1918-) that shows a United States soldier about to throw a grenade in combat, with the words "let 'em have it" displayed in the clouds above his helmet and the words "buy extra bonds" positioned above and below his...
    • Buy defense bonds

    • Flags--United States; Fund raising; Savings bonds--United States; United States. Dept. of the Treasury; War posters, American; Korean War, 1950-1953--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster showing the American flag with the words "Buy defense bonds" featured below. Printed in small type below this message are the words "U.S. Government Printing Office : 1951 O-945938" (left), "official U.S. Treasury poster" (center), and...
    • You buy 'em : we'll fly 'em!

    • 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--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by the Wilkinsons (J. Walter Wilkinson, 1892-1988, and his son, Walter G. Wilkinson, 1917-1971) that shows a young man in a khaki uniform in the cockpit of a U.S. Army fighter plane giving the thumbs-up sign and saying "you buy 'em[,]...
    • Buy war bonds! More tomahawks for our united warriors

    • Fund raising; Indians of North America--New Mexico--Santa Fe Region; Patriotism; Savings bonds--United States; Savings stamps--United States; United States Indian School (Santa Fe, N.M.); War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United...
    • Three separate color posters on one sheet that were created by Native American students during World War II. Printed above the posters is a caption that provides background on the efforts of student artists across the country and, in particular, of...
    • "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...
    • "-- 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,...
    • Longing won't bring him back sooner... get a war job!

    • United States Employment Service; United States. War Manpower Commission; V-mail; 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 Lawrence Nelson Wiibur (1897-1988) that shows an attractive young woman clutching V-mail messages to her chest and looking longingly in the distance, with the words "Longing won't bring him back sooner... get a war job!" positioned...
    • She's WOW

    • 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 Adolph Treidler (1886-1981) that shows a woman ordnance worker (WOW) wearing a blue jumpsuit with a red and white scarf tied around her head standing in front of an ordnance shell, with the text under the image reading "She's...
    • For active service join the U.S. Marines

    • Flags; Flags--United States; United States. Marine Corps; United States. Marine Corps--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1914-1918; War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by J. C. (Joseph Christian) Leyendecker (1874-1951) that shows two U.S. Marines on land looking out at U.S. Navy warships offshore. One of the marines is standing and waving a signal flag while the other is lying prone and looking...

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