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    • 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)
    • 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)
    • 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...
    • Books Wanted

    • 1917 circa
    • 71 x 106.5 cm. Color. Poster reminding citizens of the need for books for soldiers overseas and encouraging them to bring their donations to the local public library.
    • 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...
    • For Gunpowder, Save Waste Fats

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 75 x 11.5 cm. Color. Government issued poster encouraging citizens to donate waste fats to their local meat dealer in order to use them in gunpowder production. Graphic shows soldiers positioning an enormous gun toward the viewer.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • China, First to Fight!

    • 1941-1945 circa
    • 68 x 104 cm. Color. Poster issued by United China Relief to encourage American citizens to make contributions to the National War Fund in support of Chinese allies in need.
    • 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...
    • 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)
    • 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...
    • 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...

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