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  • Creator: Information
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    • They Give Their Lives

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 50 x 76 cm. Color. Poster encouraging the public to lend their savings to the war effort by buying war savings stamps. Graphic shows a gloomy hilltop with crosses arranged so as to be reminiscent of the crucifixion.
    • Keep Him Free

    • 1917
    • 50 x 75 cm. Color. Advertisement for War Savings Stamps. Graphic shows a bald eagle towering over a nest with hangars inside and allied airplanes flying out to do battle.
    • How To Keep Warm With Less Fuel This Winter

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 51 x 71 cm. Black and white with red accents. Government issued poster advertising different ways to prepare homes for winter in order to conserve fuel for the troops. Graphic shows a couple of mean weather-proofing a house. Near the bottom of the...
    • Keep Scrapping

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 50.5 x 70.5 cm. Black and white with red accents. Government issued poster listing needed materials for the war effort with a special emphasis on separating different types of metal.
    • 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.
    • Give 'Em Both Barrels

    • 1941
    • 101.5 x 76 cm. Color. Poster issued by the Office for Emergency Management to boost the morale of factory workers by showing the parallel between their jobs and that of the soldiers on the battle field. Graphic shows a worker with a rivet gun next...
    • Strong in the strength of the Lord...

    • 1942
    • 71 x 101 cm. Color. Poster issued by the Office of War Information to show the relation between the soldier and the factory worker in their mutual aim to fight for the people's cause. Graphic shows three arms thrust upward, one with a rifle, one...
    • Give It Your Best!

    • 1942
    • 35.5 x 25 cm; 101 x 71.5 cm. Color. Poster issued by the Office for Emergency Management features the American flag in order to boost the morale of workers and increase war production. (2 copies)
    • America's Answer! Production

    • 1942
    • 101 x 76 cm. Color. Poster issued by the Office for Emergency Management meant to encourage factory workers by showing that they are the answer to the problems of war. Graphic shows a large gloved hand tightening the O on Production, which is...
    • Books Are Weapons In The War Of Ideas

    • 1942
    • 51 x 71 cm. Color. Government issued poster with inspirational quote by President Franklin D. Roosevelt illustrating the point that books are powerful weapons. Graphic shows Nazi soldiers burning piles of books in front of a giant figure of a book...
    • Save Rubber, Check Your Tires Now

    • 1942
    • 72 x 101 cm. Color. Government issued poster encouraging Americans to take better care of their tires in order to conserve rubber. Graphic shows soldiers flying over the road with the message, They've got more important places to go than you!...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

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