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  • Creator: U.S
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    • 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.
    • Arise Americans

    • 1941
    • 71 x 106.5 cm. Color. U.S. Navy recruitment poster with the message, Your country and your liberty are in grave danger... Protect them now by joining the United States Navy or the U.S. naval Reserve. Graphic shows a sailor loading a gun.
    • Attention!

    • 1940
    • 71 x 106.5 cm. Color. U.S. Navy recruitment poster. Invitation to join the service is extended to all young men between the ages of 18 and 31 who are citizens of the United States. Graphic shows an aircraft carrier leading a fleet of naval vessels...
    • Boys! Serve Your Country

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 27.5 x 18 cm. Color. Encourages American boys to serve their country on the farms by joining the U.S. Boys' Working Reserve. Graphic shows a farmer plowing farmland behind a horse. (2 copies)
    • Cadets for Naval Aviation

    • 1941
    • 71 x 106.5 cm. Color. U.S. Navy recruitment poster specifically aimed at attracting pilots to Naval Aviation. Graphic shows a pilot climbing into the cockpit of an airplane while an officer looks out for enemy planes.
    • Could This Be You?

    • 1945
    • 46 x 66 cm. Color. Government issued poster composed of four cartoons, each depicting travelers with different excuses for traveling. Poster serves as a reminder that only war-related travel is appropriate. (2 copies)
    • 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.
    • 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)
    • Give Your Good Books To Our Fighting Men

    • 1943
    • 55.5 x 71 cm. Color. Poster advertising the need to give good quality books to soldiers overseas with a special emphasis on giving away books, even those that one wants to keep. Graphic shows a stream of books being released from hands above and...
    • Going Our Way?

    • 1945
    • 47 x 66 cm. Color. Advertising poster for the U.S. Crop Corps to encourage young Americans to help the war effort by becoming Victory Farm volunteers. Graphic shows a boy and girl smiling and carrying farming tools.
    • 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...
    • 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)
    • 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.
    • Order Coal Now!

    • 1943
    • 55.5 x 71 cm. Black and white with red accents. Poster issued by the U.S. Coal Consumers' Counsel telling the public to order coal early for next winter due to the scarcity of fuel caused by the war.
    • Pitch in and Help!

    • 1944
    • 50.5 x 71 cm. Color. Advertising poster for the Women's Land Army to encourage women across America to join in growing crops in place of farmers who enlisted in the military.
    • Prevent Forest Fires!

    • 1944
    • 51 x 71 cm. Color. Poster issued by the U.S. Forest Service communicating the fact that forest fires present a greater danger than ever at that time. Graphic shows a forest ranger calling out to the viewer.

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