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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Give 'em the stuff to fight with...

    • Soldiers--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster created from black and white combat photograph by Valentino Sarra (1903-1982) that shows an American soldier desperately struggling to drag his wounded comrade back to friendly lines. Written above the soldiers' heads in yellow ink are...
    • Can all you can.

    • World War, 1939-1945--Posters; War posters, American; Canning and preserving--United States; Food conservation--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States
    • Color poster showing a canning jar labeled "Can all you can" lying in front of several fresh fruits and vegetables. Below the image are the words "It's a real war job!" This poster encourages Americans to preserve their own fruits and vegetables by...
    • 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...
    • Avenge December 7

    • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster of a brawny man wearing a navy jumper uniform. The man stands in dark shadows and holds his clenched fist and muscled forearm in the air at eye level. He stands over a scene of a battleship exploding beneath text that reads, "Avenge...
    • The United Nations fight for freedom

    • Allied Powers (1919- ); Flags--United nations (1942- ); Freedom; Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.); War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster featuring the flags of 26 member countries of the United Nations (Allied Powers) unified in the fight for freedom, positioned around a painting of the Statue of Liberty, with the words "the United Nations fight for freedom" emblazoned...
    • 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"...
    • "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...
    • The sound that kills : don't murder men with idle words

    • Espionage; Shipping; War posters, American--Cartoons and comics; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, German--Submarines; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States--Cartoons and comics;
    • Color poster from a cartoon story by Eric Ericson (1914-1959) entitled "the sound that kills." The cartoon story depicts how the sound of innocent words can travel from a local diner or bus, streetcar, or train to a enemy submarine and bring about...
    • Americans will always fight for liberty

    • Liberty; Soldiers--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster that juxtaposes American soldiers from the war for independence with American soldiers participating in World War II. This is one of the few posters that relates the American Revolution and World War II as fights for freedom. Printed...
    • Work for freedom!

    • War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster by John [Philip] Falter (1910-1982) of two soldiers at battle in the trenches. Both are reaching toward a rifle that is being extended by a work-gloved forearm. The full caption reads: "'Give 'em the stuff to fight with...' Work for...
    • Grow your own : can your own

    • Food conservation--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by A. (Alfred) Parker (1906-1985) that shows a mother and daughter canning fruits and vegetables, with the girl saying, in the banner above the image, "We'll have lots to eat this winter, won't we Mother?" Below the image is the full...
    • "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...
    • Give more books : give good books

    • Soldiers--United States; Victory Book Campaign; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by Irving Spellens that shows an open book with the portrait of a soldier and the year "1943" on the left page and the words "Victory Book Campaign" on the right page. Positioned above and below this image, respectively, are the words...
    • Save his life... and find your own

    • Nurses--Recruiting--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Casualties; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster that shows a young woman dressed in a nurse's uniform standing over a male patient recuperating in bed, with the words "Save his life... and find your own" set in type in the background behind her. Used to recruit nurses during World...
    • Keep him flying! Buy war bonds

    • Fund raising; Patriotism; Savings bonds--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Air pilots, Military--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster made from a painting by Georges Schreiber (1904-1977) that shows a young man dressed in the uniform of an American pilot as he straps himself into the cockpit of his airplane, with the words "Keep him flying!" emblazoned across the...
    • Let's all fight : buy war bonds

    • Fund raising; Patriotism; Savings bonds--United States; Soldiers--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster that in the foreground shows an American soldier in full combat gear holding a rifle with fixed bayonet and charging the enemy, while in the background are depictions of a farmer plowing a field and factory workers building military...

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