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    • Our Good Earth

    • 1942
    • 101 x 152 cm. Color. Government issued poster advertising the need for Americans to buy war bonds. Graphic shows a farmer and his children walking through wheat fields. Quote at the bottom reads, Make Every Market Day Bond Day. (2 copies)
    • Navy Day, October 27th

    • 1941
    • 35.5 x 49.5 cm. Color. Advertising poster for the celebration of Navy Day (pre-Pearl Harbor) with the statement that it will ever be Our First Line of Defense. Graphic shows ships, submarines, and aircraft flying overhead. (2 copies)
    • Put Fighting Blood In Your Business

    • 1920 circa
    • 70.5 x 48 cm. Color. Poster used as part of an ad campaign to bring job security to World War I veterans. Graphic depicts American soldiers charging into battle with a list of French cities written on a golden emblem. The written message encourages...
    • For Every Fighter a Woman Worker

    • 1918 circa
    • 75.5 x 103 cm. Color. Advertising poster for the United War Work Campaign in support of the Y.W.C.A. Graphic shows a woman in work clothes holding an airplane in one hand and a bomb in the other. The message at the bottom says, Care for her through...
    • Now--All Together

    • 1945
    • 23 x 32 cm. Color. Official U.S. Treasury poster advertising the 7th War Loan. Graphic taken from Associated Press photograph showing U.S. Marines at Iwo Jima holding up the American flag.
    • Focus Attention on Important Points

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 36 x 51.5 cm. Color. Naval training aid stressing the importance of focused attention when learning how to operate various types of machinery. Graphic shows a soldier being trained with his eyes focused on a particular dial.
    • 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)
    • Journee Nationale du Commerce

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 38.5 x 56 cm. Color. Features two sets of snakes, one red and the other blue, intertwining around a lit torch with wings on either side of the flame. The bottom middle portion of the poster contains a graphic of an early boat waving a red and blue...
    • Come on Kids-Let's do our bit!

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 28 x 39 cm. Color. Poster advertising the School Savings Service, a way for children to raise money for the war effort. Graphic shows tanks and airplanes moving over the battle field.
    • Silence, l'Ennemi Guette Vos Confindences

    • 1939
    • 38.5 x 58 cm. Color. Poster issued by French government to help prevent the leak of confidential information to the enemy. Graphic shows cartoon depiction of two people sharing information with a large shadow leaning in.English translation:...
    • Hey Fellows!

    • 1918
    • 50.5 x 76 cm. Color. Poster for the United War Work Campaign showing a sailor reading, and above him a soldier reminds the public that donations help soldiers receive the books they need. Stamped by the Committee on Public Information Division of...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • What is Leeway?

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 71 x 56 cm. Color. Naval training aid illustrating the concept of leeway by showing a ship making headway being thrown off her course by the wind, and the measure of this drift is known as the leeway.
    • [Russian Engineering]

    • 1934
    • 48 x 66 cm. Color. Propaganda poster showing two workers discussing plans for a piece of machinery. In the background are images of people shooting guns and a presentation scene.

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