• Here's a war job for you

    Railroad Manpower Mobilization Committee

    Poster, color, 13.9 x 17.9 in., published by the Railroad Manpower Mobilization Committee Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest once summed up his military theory as "Get there first with the mos…

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  • Americans! Share the meat as a wartime necessity

    United States. Office of War Information

    Poster, color (all lettered), 21 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office Many food items, such as sugar, butter, red meat, coffee, and chocolate were rationed to ensure tha…

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  • Be With Him at Every Mail Call

    United States. Office of War Information

    Poster, color, 28 x 21 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office During wartime frequent contact with family and friends was crucial to maintaining servicemen and women's morale.…

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  • Cloth Soldier Doll

    Wellings, Norah, 1893-1975

    The cloth soldier doll has a stiffened felt head with painted brown hair, black eyes, white teeth, and pink cheeks. The doll is costumed in a brown felt cap with a brass button in front. The brown vel…

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  • No loyal citizen of the United States...

    United States. Office of War Information

    Poster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office Until President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the War Department re-opened military service for citizens of Japanese-A…

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  • O'er the ramparts we watch

    United States. Army Air Forces

    Poster, color, 24.9 x 19 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office The Army Air Forces was established on June 20, 1941 to provide command over the Air Corps (responsible for mate…

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  • Letter from Charlotte Opler to Edwin Rolfe

    Opler, Charlotte

    Letter from Charlotte Opler to Ed Rolfe, written January 30, 1944. Rolfe was a poet and journalist who began publishing newspaper artitcles attacking Nazism in 1934. He was the Lincoln Battalion's poe…

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  • Me Travel? Not This Summer, Vacation at Home

    United States. Office of War Information

    Poster, color, 18.5 x 26 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office In 1942 rationing of resources and materials, which were needed for the war effort, began. Automobile manufactur…

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  • Care is costly, buy and hold war bonds

    United States. Treasury Department. War Finance Division

    Poster, color, 18.4 x 25.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office The first Series E U.S. Savings Bond was purchased by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 1, 1941. During W…

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  • Good food means good work, eat the basic 7 every day!

    United States. Department of Agriculture. War Food Administration

    Poster, color, 14 x 22 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office Many men enlisting for service during World War II had nutrition-related problems which kept them from serving in…

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  • A careless word, a needless loss

    United States. Office of War Information

    Posters, color, 27.8 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office During wartime concerns about national security increase, and World War II was no exception. This poster remind…

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  • The five Sullivan brothers 'missing in action' off the Solomons; They did their part

    United States. Office of War Information

    Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office When the five Sullivan brothers of Waterloo, Iowa received the news that their friend, Bill Ball, was killed on th…

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  • Let 'em have it, buy extra bonds

    United States. Office of War Information

    Poster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office The first Series E U.S. Savings Bond was purchased by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 1, 1941. During WWII…

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  • I need you on the job full time, don't get hurt

    United States. War Department. Army Service Forces. Adjutant General's Department

    Poster, color, 40 x 28.5 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office After Pearl Harbor industry in the United States rapidly transformed into maximum war production. The War Produc…

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  • Is your trip necessary?

    United States. Office of War Information

    Poster, color, 28 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office In 1942 rationing of resources and materials, which were needed for the war effort, began. Automobile manufacturer…

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  • The Atlantic Charter

    United States. Office of War Information

    Poster, all lettered, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office From August 12th through 14th, 1941 President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Chur…

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  • He's watching you

    United States. Office of Emergency Management Information Division

    Poster, color, 28.4 x 40 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office During wartime concerns about national security increase, and World War II was no exception. This poster reminds…

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  • Do with less - so they'll have enough!

    United States. Office of War Information

    Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office As the United States entered into World War II it required tremendous amounts of goods to fight the war in both Eu…

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  • United we win

    United States. War Manpower Commission

    Poster, color, 28.5 x 40 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office In spite of the fact that they were full participants in both home front and military efforts, African Americans…

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  • Plant a victory garden, our food is fighting

    United States. Office of War Information

    Poster, color, 22 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office Victory gardens were small vegetable gardens that were planted soon after rationing began, during WWII, to ensur…

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