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    • We have just begun to fight!

    • Liberty; Patriotism; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster showing an American soldier in combat gear holding a rifle with fixed bayonet in his right hand while raising his left hand over his head as if leading a charge. Emblazoned in red ink above his head are the words "We have just begun to...
    • 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...
    • The least I can do! Is to buy Victory Bonds

    • Fund raising; Savings bonds--Canada; War posters, Canadian; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--Canada; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--Canada; World War, 1939-1945--War work--Canada;
    • Color poster that makes use of a black and white photograph of a machinist sitting in front of his work bench. The man has just removed some Canadian dollar bills from his pay envelope and is holding them in his hand as he considers what to do....
    • 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...
    • Marines on Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Feb. 23, 1945

    • World War, 1939-1945--Posters; War posters, American; Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945; World War, 1939-1945--Photography; World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
    • The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945) took place between the United States and Japan during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. The U.S. invasion was charged with the mission of capturing the airfields on Iwo Jima. The battle was...
    • Women 20 to 36 earn a Navy rating : join the Waves

    • United States. Navy--Job descriptions; United States. Navy--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1939-1945; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster showing the portrait of a young woman in a uniform of the WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service), i.e., the women's reserve of the United States Navy, with the words "Women 20 to 36 earn a Navy rating" positioned to her...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Your duty ashore ... his afloat : Spars

    • 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 (John Joseph) Floherty, Jr., CPO USCGR (Chief Petty Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve) (1907-1977) that shows an attractive young woman in a U.S. Coast Guard uniform holding binoculars, while behind her a sailor holding a rifle...
    • "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...
    • 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...
    • "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...
    • 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...

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