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    • In the open

    • Civil defense; Chemical warfare--Safety measures; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster of a man holding a handkerchief over his nose and mouth as he walks across a field. The full caption for this poster reads as follows: "In the open : walk into wind : toward clear area." This poster attempts to show civilians what to...
    • "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...
    • 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...
    • The greatest mother in the world

    • American Red Cross; Fund raising; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by Lawrence Nelson Wilbur (1897-1988) of an attractive woman wearing a Red Cross nurse's uniform, with the Red Cross theme "The greatest mother in the world" appearing above her head. She has a sad expression on her face as she extends...
    • War relief : give!

    • American Red Cross; Children in wartime; London (England)--History--Bombardment, 1940-1941; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by F. Sands (Frederick Sands) Brunner (1886-1954) that shows a young girl hugging her doll and looking pensive while the flames and rubble of a burning city loom in the background. In the dark red sky above her head are the words "War...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • "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...
    • Our flags beat Germany

    • Flags; Food conservation--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1914-1918--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by Adolph Treidler (1886-1981) that shows the flags of some of the allied powers of World War I. Most prominent are the flags of the United States and Great Britain. The entire caption for this poster reads as follows: "Our flags beat...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • See him through

    • Knights of Columbus; National Catholic War Council (U.S.); United War Work Campaign, Inc.; War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster sponsored by the National Catholic War Council and Knights of Columbus for the United War Work Campaign during the week of November 11, 1918. The poster features a retired uniformed officer wearing a Knights of Columbus (KC) armband...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Washington crossed the Delaware to win our freedom

    • Fund raising; Liberty; Savings bonds--United States; Savings stamps--United States; United States. Continental Army; United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; War posters, American; Washington, George, 1732-1799; World War,...
    • Color poster by J. (James Henry) Daugherty (1889-1974) that shows George Washington, commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, and some of his troops as they cross the Delaware River by boat. This poster, taken from a large four-in-one poster...
    • Careless words may cause disaster!

    • Canada. Royal Canadian Navy; Espionage; Thorson, J. T. (Joseph Thorarinn), 1889-1978; War posters, Canadian; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--Canada;
    • Color poster of a young man in the uniform of a Canadian sailor holding his index finger to his lips, with the message "Careless words may cause disaster!" emblazoned across the sky to his left and in the wake of an enemy torpedo heading for a...

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