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  • Description: waste
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    • Waste Paper Makes Containers For Blood Plasma

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 42.5 x 60.5 cm. Color. Advertisement for the U.S. Victory Waste Paper Campaign showing the need for paper to make packages containing blood plasma for wounded soldiers. Graphic shows a waste basket emptying out paper and the resulting plasma box.
    • Feed a Fighter

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 53.5 x 74 cm. Primarily black and white with Waste Nothing in red print. Discourages waste to allow more resources for soldiers and their families. Graphic is a reproduction charcoal sketch of a soldier drinking coffee in the trenches. (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...
    • Sir, Don't Waste

    • 1917 circa
    • 53 x 73.5 cm. Black and white with red accents. Poster encouraging public not to waste food and adopt a clean plate doctrine. Graphic shows a rich gentleman leaving a large amount of food on his plate.
    • Don't Burn Waste Paper

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 44 x 55.5 cm. Color. Government issued poster warning American citizens to donate their waste paper to the war effort rather than burning it. Graphic shows a metal garbage can filled with burning paper materials.
    • Food Will Win the War

    • 1918 circa
    • 50.5 x 76 cm. Color. Specifically targets immigrants who came to America, encouraging them to preserve the freedom they sought. Calls for waste minimization, and mentions wheat as one of the most needed crops. Image shows immigrants sailing into...
    • Lick The Platter Clean

    • 1944
    • 36 x 50 cm. Color. Government issued poster featuring an illustration of nursery rhyme characters Jack Sprat and his wife holding up a clean platter above the words Don't Waste Food.

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