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  • Date (Original): 1943
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    • Grow Your Own, Can Your Own

    • 1943
    • 40.5 x 57 cm. Color. Government issued poster endorsing the practice of growing and canning one's own produce in order to conserve food for the soldiers. Graphic shows a mother and daughter in matching aprons canning various foods.
    • Plant a Victory Garden

    • 1943
    • 55.5 x 71 cm. Color. Government issued poster endorsing the practice of planting a private garden to make rations go further. Graphic shows a family working in the soil and a small child is shown looking into a basket full of vegetables.
    • Men of Valor, They Fight For You

    • 1943
    • 60.5 x 91 cm. Color. Poster issued by the Canadian government featuring an excerpt from citation awarding Victoria Cross to Lt.-Col. Merritt, South Saskatchewan Regt., Dieppe, on August 19, 1942. The quote tells of the heroic actions of a soldier...
    • Work on a Farm... This Summer

    • 1943
    • 40.5 x 57 cm. Color. Government issued poster for the recruitment of young Americans into the U.S. Crop Corps. Graphic shows a teen-aged boy and girl in farming clothes carrying a basket of vegetables.
    • Safe Water on the Farm

    • 1943
    • 55.5 x 71 cm. Color. Poster issued by the U.S. Public Health Service to serve as a reminder to farming communities to check their local water supply. Graphic shows a small boy drinking water from a private well.
    • 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.
    • For Health...

    • 1943
    • 55.5 x 71 cm. Color. U.S. Government Chart showing the seven food groups with the message, eat some food from each group... every day! (2 copies)
    • Fish is a Fighting Food

    • 1943
    • 50.5 x 71 cm. Color. Government issued poster illustrating the need for fishing companies to catch more fish in support of the war effort. Graphic shows fishermen hauling buckets of fish onto a wooden dock.
    • U.S. Marine Corps, Women's Reserve. Side 2

    • 1943
    • 15.5 x 16.5 cm. Color. Side 2. Small recruiting pamphlet for the U.S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve, featuring details on what members will wear and learn about. Most importantly, the job of female marines was to free male marines to fight in the...
    • U.S. Marine Corps, Women's Reserve. Side 1

    • 1943
    • 15.5 x 16.5 cm. Color. Side 1. Small recruiting pamphlet for the U.S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve, featuring details on what members will wear and learn about. Most importantly, the job of female marines was to free male marines to fight in the...
    • I'm Counting On You!

    • 1943
    • 50.5 x 71 cm. Color. Poster issued by the Office of War Information warning military personnel not to discuss troop movements, ship sailings, or war equipment. Graphic shows Uncle Sam with his finger to his lips to communicate silence.
    • 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...
    • A careless word... another cross

    • 1943
    • 50.5 x 71 cm. Color. Poster issued by the Office of War Information warning those who are privy to military information not to share it carelessly, lest a soldier should die as a result. Graphic shows a white wooden cross with a helmet and utility...
    • America's Fishing Fleet and Men

    • 1943
    • 50.5 x 71 cm. Color. Poster issued by the Office of War Information to show that even America's fishing industry is working for the war effort. Graphic shows fishermen hauling in nets filled with fish.
    • Americans Will Always Fight For Liberty

    • 1943
    • 72 x 101 cm. Color. Poster issued by the Office for War Information showing the parallel between those who fought in the Revolutionary war in 1778 with those fighting in 1943. Graphic shows World War II soldiers marching past the figures of...
    • 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...

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