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  • Description: government
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    • [Four Minute Men]

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 67.5 x 15 cm. Black and white. Provides confirmation that the theater was appointed by the US Government to receive messages from the Four Minute Men.
    • Are You 100% American?

    • 1918
    • 50 x 75.5 cm. Color. Advertisement for government bonds from Third Liberty Loan, urging Americans to demonstrate their patriotism through the purchase of bonds. Graphic shows an eagle flanked by two U.S. flags and two smoking cannons. (2 copies)
    • 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...
    • Buy Liberty Bonds

    • 1918 circa
    • 50 x 75 cm. Color. Advertisement for Liberty Bonds. Offers a quotation from Abraham Lincoln that reads, That government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth. The portrait of Lincoln, in profile, resembles...
    • Buy War Bonds

    • 1942
    • 68 x 104 cm. Color. Government issued poster advertising the need for Americans to buy war bonds. Graphic depicts Uncle Sam in the clouds waving the American flag and pointing the way for troops on the ground.
    • 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)
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Don't Let That Shadow Touch Them

    • 1942
    • 72 x 101 cm. Color. Government issued poster advertising the need for Americans to buy war bonds. Graphic shows American children playing on the grass with the shadow of a Nazi symbol surrounding them.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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)

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