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    • Save-- buy-- for victory

    • Savings stamps--United States; Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.); War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects--United States; World War, 1914-1918--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster consisting mostly of text with a "Torch of Liberty" emblem positioned between the two sections of text: "Save--Buy--for Victory" (above) and "W.S.S. war savings stamps issued here by the United States Government : for sale here"...
    • Let 'em have it : buy extra bonds.

    • World War, 1939-1945--Posters; War posters, American; Savings bonds--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Finance--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda;
    • Color image of a soldier preparing to throw a hand grenade. He wears a helmet and his sleeves are rolled up. Smoke and barbed wire can be seen in the background. War bonds were debt securities issued by a government for the purpose of financing...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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[,]...
    • 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...
    • For surprise attack blend with your background

    • Camouflage (Military science)--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Camouflage; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster showing an American soldier hidden among plants and bushes, with the following words appearing below the image: "For surprise attack blend with your background." Next to this message is a logo consisting of the words "CAMOUFLAGE BLINDS...
    • Our good earth ... keep it ours : buy war bonds

    • Agriculture--United States; Freedom; Fund raising; Savings bonds--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster from a painting by John Steuart Curry (1897-1946) that shows an American farmer and his two playful children standing in a wheat field, with the words "Our good earth ... keep it ours" appearing in the clouds above and to the left of...
    • Somebody blabbed : button your lip!

    • Espionage; Soldiers--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by Albert Dorne (1904-1965) that shows only the hand of a fallen soldier lying palm up as he reaches for the stock of his rifle lying under a barbed-wire fence. Emblazoned to the right of this image are the words "Somebody blabbed"...

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