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 Collection: World War Poster Collection
Become a nurse : your country needs you.

Become a nurse : your country needs you.

Date: 1942
Creator: American Nurses Association. Nursing Information Bureau.
Description: Color poster of a young woman receiving her nursing cap. A male (only the hands and sleeves are shown) is placing it on her head. He wears blue sleeves with a stars-and-stripes motif on the cuffs. The young woman wears a blue cotton uniform with a white collar, cuffs, and pocket handkerchief.
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A careless word-- : --a needless sinking.

A careless word-- : --a needless sinking.

Date: 1942
Creator: Fischer, Anton Otto, 1882-1962.
Description: A ship at sea burns in the background while sailors row away in a life boat. Some are wearing life vests and some appear to be wounded.
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Enemy ears are listening.

Enemy ears are listening.

Date: 1942
Creator: Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960.
Description: The poster depicts Benito Mussolini, Hideki Tojo, and Adolf Hitler. Only one hand and the head of each man is shown. Each has his hand cupped around one ear. On Tojo's hand is a pinky ring and the artist's signature "Iligan" is written on his wrist, with a small inverted black triangle symbol below it.
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Give it your best!

Give it your best!

Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of War Information.
Description: Large color image of the U.S. flag with 48 stars.
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Homemaker's war guide.

Homemaker's war guide.

Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: Chart with columns providing illustrated suggestions for supporting the war effort. Colors used are red, blue, black/gray and white. Topics include conserving, storing, and reusing food, textiles, rubber, and metals, and instructions for taking protective measures in case of attack, and for participating in wartime community organizations. Centered at top of the poster is a graphic image representing women in various work and military uniforms, standing with airplanes, ambulances, a car, and a tank. The "homemaker" is highlighted at center and is represented wearing an apron, holding a saucepan, standing inside a red house.
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If you talk too much, this man may die.

If you talk too much, this man may die.

Date: 1942
Creator: Sarra, Valentino, 1903-
Description: A sailor looks out of a porthole. He wears an enlisted service dress blue uniform.
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Someone talked!

Someone talked!

Date: 1942
Creator: Siebel, Frederick.
Description: A man's head and arm are seen barely above black water. The man looks and points toward the viewer.
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Someone talked!

Someone talked!

Date: 1942
Creator: Siebel, Frederick.
Description: A man's head and arm are seen barely above black water. The man looks and points toward the viewer.
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The United Nations fight for freedom.

The United Nations fight for freedom.

Date: 1942
Creator: Broder, S. & United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: Poster depicts an etching of the Statue of Liberty on a black background on the left side of the poster. On the right there are pictures of flags of 30 countries. Poster has black background with white text at the top of the page and a white border all around.
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The United Nations fight for freedom.

The United Nations fight for freedom.

Date: 1942
Creator: Broder, S.
Description: Poster depicts an etching of the Statue of Liberty on a black background on the left side of the poster. On the right there are pictures of flags of 30 countries. Poster has black background with white text at the top of the page and a white border all around.
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--We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain-- : remember Dec. 7th!

--We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain-- : remember Dec. 7th!

Date: 1942
Creator: Saalburg, Allen Russell, 1899-1987.
Description: A tattered, torn U.S. flag flies at half-staff as dark smoke billows in the background.
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1778, 1943 : Americans will always fight for liberty.

1778, 1943 : Americans will always fight for liberty.

Date: 1943
Creator: Perlin, Bernard, 1918-
Description: U.S. soldiers in helmets and coats march forward on snow, looking back in review at colonial militiamen with rifles, some in torn clothing or bloody bandages. A badge of the U.S. flag is displayed prominently on the shoulder of the soldier nearest the viewer.
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Americans all, let's fight for victory : Americanos todos, luchamos por la victoria.

Americans all, let's fight for victory : Americanos todos, luchamos por la victoria.

Date: 1943
Creator: Helguera, Leon.
Description: Illustration of two hands holding hats. One holds a Mexican "sombrero" and the other holds an "Uncle Sam"-style top hat.
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The Atlantic charter.

The Atlantic charter.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: All-lettered poster in black & white. Text of the Atlantic Charter of August 14, 1941, signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. Title and heading at top. Two columns of text below in italics.
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Brotherhood Week, February 19th to 28th, 1943.

Brotherhood Week, February 19th to 28th, 1943.

Date: 1943
Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Description: All-lettered poster is beige with brown letters. The text is a message from President Franklin D. Roosevelt about the importance of Brotherhood Week during wartime in 1943.
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Do with less, so they'll have enough! : rationing gives you your fair share.

Do with less, so they'll have enough! : rationing gives you your fair share.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: Color poster of a soldier smiling and holding a large metal cup. The soldier wears a helmet and an olive-colored shirt.
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The five Sullivan brothers, "missing in action" off the Solomons : they did their part.

The five Sullivan brothers, "missing in action" off the Solomons : they did their part.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: Black & white photograph of the five Sullivan brothers in U.S. Navy uniforms, standing behind a bulkhead door, with blue service stars above each head. Red border. From left to right: Joseph Eugene Sullivan, Francis Henry Sullivan, Albert Leo Sullivan, Madison Abel Sullivan, and George Thomas Sullivan.
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Food is a weapon : don't waste it! : buy wisely -- cook carefully -- eat it all : follow the National Wartime Nutrition Program.

Food is a weapon : don't waste it! : buy wisely -- cook carefully -- eat it all : follow the National Wartime Nutrition Program.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: Color image of a dinner plate on a table with fork and knife resting on it. The plate is empty except for a few chicken bones on it. A crumpled napkin lies to the left of the plate and an empty glass to the right. The poster background is in shades of green.
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Food is a weapon : don't waste it! : buy wisely -- cook carefully -- eat it all : follow the National Wartime Nutrition Program.

Food is a weapon : don't waste it! : buy wisely -- cook carefully -- eat it all : follow the National Wartime Nutrition Program.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: Color image of a dinner plate on a table with fork and knife resting on it. The plate is empty except for a few chicken bones on it. A crumpled napkin lies to the left of the plate and an empty glass to the right. The poster background is in shades of green.
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If you tell where they're going-- they may never get there! : don't talk about troop movements!

If you tell where they're going-- they may never get there! : don't talk about troop movements!

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Black and white image of soldiers boarding a ship.
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Is your trip necessary? : needless travel interferes with the war effort.

Is your trip necessary? : needless travel interferes with the war effort.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Dept. of Defense Transportation.
Description: Black & white photograph of a bus or train car which is overcrowded with passengers. Many of the passengers are servicemen in uniform. The rest are civilian men, women, and children.
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I'll carry mine too! : trucks and tires must last till victory.

I'll carry mine too! : trucks and tires must last till victory.

Date: 1943
Creator: Sarra, Valentino, 1903-
Description: Large poster created from photographs. In the foreground is a color image of a woman carrying groceries and parcels in her arms. She wears a green suit and hat, and a yellow blouse. In the background is a black & white image of soldiers marching with guns and backpacks.
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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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I need your skill in a war job!

I need your skill in a war job!

Date: 1943
Creator: Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960.
Description: Top half of poster features a black & white drawing of Uncle Sam pointing at the viewer; the bottom half is a gray text box listing numerous trades and urging the reader to seek work in them to support the war effort.
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