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Eat the Basic 7-- every day! : eat a lunch that packs a punch!

Eat the Basic 7-- every day! : eat a lunch that packs a punch!

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. War Food Administration.
Description: Contains a circular chart showing seven basic food groups surrounded by cartoons demonstrating the benefits of each food group. In the center of the wheel chart is a red and blue logo of a family, with the caption: "U.S. needs us strong, eat the Basic 7 every day".
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College women in the WAC.

College women in the WAC.

Date: [1944]
Creator: United States. Army. Women's Army Corps.
Description: Poster of three photographs with text descriptions, each showing three young women (seniors from the Vassar College Class of 1944) involved in various Women's Army Corps recruitment activities: trying on a WAC hat, signing up for WAC, and pledging the oath of enlistment. The young women wear cardigan sweaters, skirts, and loafers. Older women in WAC uniforms appear in two of the photographs. The three students who appear in the photos are: Marjorie Maddox, Maud Banks, and Joan Trumbull. The two servicewomen are: Private First Class Gladys A. Francis, Major Lucille Van Bolt, and Second Lieutenant Elizabeth M. Whitmore.
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Enlist in a proud profession-- : join the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps : a lifetime education free! for high school graduates who qualify.

Enlist in a proud profession-- : join the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps : a lifetime education free! for high school graduates who qualify.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Federal Security Agency.
Description: Profile image of a woman wearing a gray dress cadet nurse uniform.
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Women in the war : we can't win without them.

Women in the war : we can't win without them.

Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Manpower Commission.
Description: Photograph of a woman factory worker wearing overalls or apron of printed fabric, riveting a weapon.
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Save your cans : help pass the ammunition : prepare your tin cans for war ....

Save your cans : help pass the ammunition : prepare your tin cans for war ....

Date: [1943]
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Description: An woman's arm holding a tomato can appears on the bottom right side of the poster. The can image is repeated and runs into the painting. As the cans get smaller, they change into a chain of bullets that a soldier is feeding into his gun. In the background are a large red explosion and an airplane falling from the sky.
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The sky's the limit! : keep buying war bonds.

The sky's the limit! : keep buying war bonds.

Date: 1944
Creator: Allen, Courtney, 1896-1969.
Description: Color poster of a female mechanic and two male mechanics maintaining or building an airplane. Other military airplanes can be seen on the ground in the background. A "6th War Loan" seal in the upper right corner of the poster depicts a bomb about to strike a Japanese flag.
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Americans suffer when careless talk kills!

Americans suffer when careless talk kills!

Date: 1943
Creator: Anderson, Harry Martin
Description: Color illustration of an older man in overalls, with his arm around a weeping older woman in a simple dress and apron. The woman holds a "Western Union" telegram and wipes her tears with her apron skirt. On the wall behind them hangs a service flag with a blue star centered on a white background, with a red border. (A blue star signifies a family member who is alive and serving in the war.)
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"Arise Americans" : your country and your liberty are in grave danger -- protect them now by joining the-- United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve.

"Arise Americans" : your country and your liberty are in grave danger -- protect them now by joining the-- United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Date: June 18, 1941
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Description: A sailor in a white uniform uses a wrench on a large weapon or equipment. A blue border with white stars surrounds the top and sides of the picture. The bottom half of the poster is red, with white and blue text.
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Defend American freedom: it's everybody's job.

Defend American freedom: it's everybody's job.

Date: 1942
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Description: Uncle Sam has removed his top hat and is putting on a workman's cap. His jacket is draped over his left shoulder and he is wearing striped overalls over a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up. Along the bottom of the poster is the silhouette of an industrial landscape.
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Dish it out with the Navy! : Choose now while you can.

Dish it out with the Navy! : Choose now while you can.

Date: [1942]
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Description: Two sailors in white sailor hats prepare to load ammunition into a large weapon which is being fired and is operated by other sailors in helmets. All the sailors wear blue pants and white t-shirts, except for the sailor in the foreground who is shirtless and holding a large artillery shell.
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Fight, let's go! : join the Navy.

Fight, let's go! : join the Navy.

Date: 1941
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Description: A sailor in a Service Dress Blue uniform carries a large white sea bag on his shoulder. He appears to be boarding a ship. Planes fly in the sky above him, some in formation. A large ship can be seen in the background.
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Metal for victory! : keep it coming.

Metal for victory! : keep it coming.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A series of five black & white photographs and captions depicting of war activities involving metal. Poster has red border.
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Minimum standards for employment of women in industry.

Minimum standards for employment of women in industry.

Date: 1940
Creator: United States. Women's Bureau.
Description: Checkerboard chart of alternating white and shaded boxes. Each box contains text indicating various standards which should be met in workplaces for women, some with line drawings. In the middle of the poster is the seal of the U.S. Dept. of Labor, Women's Bureau. Centered on the lower half of the chart is an orange box containing text describing the mission of the Women's Bureau.
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1946 resolution : that every American buy and hold U.S. savings bonds.

1946 resolution : that every American buy and hold U.S. savings bonds.

Date: 1945
Creator: United States. War Finance Division.
Description: Color image of a scroll document nestled among a background of bond bills. The scroll document appears yellowed and torn with age.
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Be with him at every mail call : V-mail is private, reliable, patriotic.

Be with him at every mail call : V-mail is private, reliable, patriotic.

Date: 1945
Creator: Hiller, Lejaren A., 1880-1969
Description: Poster shows a a smiling young woman in a pink blouse, sitting at a table or desk, writing a letter. Her image is superimposed on a monochromatic background picture of soldiers in the field receiving mail.
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We salute the Chinese Republic on her birthday October 10th ... : help her to fight bravely on!

We salute the Chinese Republic on her birthday October 10th ... : help her to fight bravely on!

Date: [1941-1946?]
Creator: United China Relief (U.S.)
Description: Poster in red, white and blue tones. Uncle Sam shakes hands with a Chinese soldier in uniform. On the wall behind them hang the U.S. and Chinese flags, and a poster of Sun Yat-sen.
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French Resistance helps throttle the Boche.

French Resistance helps throttle the Boche.

Date: [1944]
Creator: Louvat, R.
Description: Black & white photograph of of a soldier in a helmet being choked by two hands. The soldier's face is tinted green; the hands are not. The poster background is in shades of blue, white, and red. A red flame design shoots up along the right side of the photo, and a white flame design is superimposed on the hands.
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Help yourself : get up in the world by steady saving.

Help yourself : get up in the world by steady saving.

Date: 1919
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Treasury. War Loan Organization. Savings Division.
Description: All lettered poster with text in black, encouraging the public to save by buying War Savings Stamps, Treasury Savings Certificates, and Liberty Bonds.
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Let's hit 'em with everything we've got! : don't wait, choose the Navy.

Let's hit 'em with everything we've got! : don't wait, choose the Navy.

Date: [1942]
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Description: Sailors in helmets and blue shirts, operating large artillery weapons. An explosion is seen in the background.
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Simple Sam the wasting fool-- : every day, he breaks a tool!

Simple Sam the wasting fool-- : every day, he breaks a tool!

Date: [1942]
Creator: unknown
Description: Stylized illustration of a large man sitting on a stool. He wears red overalls, a white shirt, and black work boots. On his head is a dunce cap. Superimosed on top of this picture is a large image of a broken drill bit.
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Your government warns, prepare for winter now! ....

Your government warns, prepare for winter now! ....

Date: 1944
Creator: United States. Solid Fuels Administration for War.
Description: Poster in blue and red tones, urging people to prepare for winter responsibly and to conserve fuel. Includes small pictures of a fuel truck, a furnace, and a house.
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Enlist in a proud profession! : join the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps.

Enlist in a proud profession! : join the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps.

Date: 1943
Creator: Edmundson, Carolyn Moorhead, 1906-
Description: Image of a woman in a gray dress military uniform with a "CADET NURSE" sleeve patch. She has light-colored hair and wears a beret.
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I'm counting on you! : don't discuss: troop movements, ship sailings--war equipment.

I'm counting on you! : don't discuss: troop movements, ship sailings--war equipment.

Date: 1943
Creator: Helguera, Leon.
Description: Color poster with blue background. Uncle Sam holds his index finger to his lips, indicating silence.
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Thousands of Frenchmen dead for resistance.

Thousands of Frenchmen dead for resistance.

Date: unknown
Creator: Louvat, R.
Description: Color image of a brown hill with numerous white crosses on it. The soil is red at the base of the largest cross in the foreground.
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