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    • Strike Down This Monster!

    • 1942
    • 35 x 46 cm. Color. Poster issued by the U.S. Forest Service reprinted from The American Weekly showing steps citizens could take to prevent forest fires. Graphic shows a man with an axe fighting a flaming figure of a wolf in a forest with an...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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)
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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)
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • 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)

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