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    • Knowledge Wins

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 48 x 71 cm. Color. A reminder to American citizens that public library books are free and that knowledge will help win the war. Graphic shows soldier climbing from the trenches onto a pathway of books leading to a U.S. city skyline. (2 copies)
    • We Can... We Will... We Must!

    • 1942
    • 52 x 28.5 cm. Color. Government issued poster encouraging citizens to buy U.S. War Savings Bonds and Stamps. Included is a quote from President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Graphic shows an American flag flying in the breeze.
    • Books Wanted

    • 1917 circa
    • 71 x 106.5 cm. Color. Poster reminding citizens of the need for books for soldiers overseas and encouraging them to bring their donations to the local public library.
    • Fire Away!

    • 1944
    • 51 x 71 cm. Color. Government issued poster in memory of the U.S.S. Dorado to encourage citizens to buy extra bonds from 5th War Loan. Graphic shows sailors keeping watch on the decks of a U.S. Navy submarine.
    • Till We Meet Again

    • 1942
    • 56 x 71 cm. Color. Government issued poster encouraging American citizens to buy war bonds in support of troops overseas. Graphic shows a soldier waving farewell out of a ship porthole. (2 copies)
    • China, First to Fight!

    • 1941-1945 circa
    • 68 x 104 cm. Color. Poster issued by United China Relief to encourage American citizens to make contributions to the National War Fund in support of Chinese allies in need.
    • And WE Talk About Sacrifice

    • 1943
    • 50.5 x 71 cm. Color. Official U.S. Treasury poster issued to encourage American citizens to buy war bonds. Graphic shows an elderly European woman in tears seated in front of the bombed-out ruins of her home.
    • Grow Your Own

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 55.5 x 81 cm. Color. Poster issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the endorsement of growing one's own fruits and vegetables. Beneath the title appears the slogan, Food Will Win the War and Write the Peace. Also appearing at the bottom...
    • Reach Your Boy Overseas by V-Mail

    • 1942
    • 55.5 x 71 cm. Color. Advertising poster for the V-Mail service to American soldiers. Poster advertises the letters that travel on film, easy to use, surest, fastest, and most patriotic. Citizens are instructed to pick up V-Mail letter forms at...
    • Do Not Be Fooled by the Lies of the Enemy

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 35.5 x 55.5 cm. Black and white with red accents. This bulletin assures the public that the U.S. government has no intention of seizing private food reserves from its citizens, but reminds that hoarding of food or collecting more than is reasonable...
    • War Rages in France

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 50.5 x 75.5 cm. Black and white. Picture of hungry people crowded in the streets of France to illustrate the need for U.S. citizens to conserve food in support of the war effort. (2 copies)
    • For Gunpowder, Save Waste Fats

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 75 x 11.5 cm. Color. Government issued poster encouraging citizens to donate waste fats to their local meat dealer in order to use them in gunpowder production. Graphic shows soldiers positioning an enormous gun toward the viewer.
    • Save Waste Fats For Explosives

    • 1943
    • 50.5 x 70.5 cm. Color. Government issued poster encouraging citizens to donate waste fats to their local meat dealer in order to use them in the production of explosives. Graphic shows a skillet pouring grease into an explosion with bombs coming...
    • Do With Less--So They'll Have Enough!

    • 1943
    • 55.5 x 71 cm. Color. Government issued poster used to encourage American citizens to conserve their personal resources so that troops overseas will have enough. Message at the bottom reads, Rationing Gives You Your Fair Share. Graphic shows a...
    • Warning From the FBI

    • 1943
    • 50.5 x 71 cm. Color. Poster issued by the Office of War Information in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation with the aim of enlisting the help of all American citizens in reporting suspicious activity in order to stop spies and...

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