"No nation of slaves can match a nation of free men. We're doing more because we want to than they can because they have to!" : produce for victory!

"No nation of slaves can match a nation of free men. We're doing more because we want to than they can because they have to!" : produce for victory!

Date: unknown
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: 50 men dressed in work clothes stand assembled in vague lines and gaze toward the left as if at a rally. All of the men appear to have light-colored skin and clean-shaven faces. Most are wearing caps or hats.
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Making America strong : industry's ever improving mass production methods step up output of latest type war planes.

Making America strong : industry's ever improving mass production methods step up output of latest type war planes.

Date: [1942?]
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Description: Black & white poster features comic-book style drawings of machinery used to produce airplanes. In the upper right corner is an image of Uncle Sam pointing out to some people a flying military airplane which is seen through a large "hole" drawn in the poster.
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"We did it then, we will do it again" : beat the promise.

"We did it then, we will do it again" : beat the promise.

Date: [1941-1942?]
Creator: unknown
Description: This poster depicts an army of workers marching from "1919" to "1941" alluding to America's military intervention in the First World War and tracing that heritage to the Second World War. In the center is an image of a 1919 letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt, then Acting Secretary of the Navy, to Eldridge R. Johnson, President of Victor Talking Machine Company.
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"Sweat, fella -- sweat! The more we sweat, the less our boys bleed. Let's give 'em what it takes to knock out the enemy." Produce for victory!

"Sweat, fella -- sweat! The more we sweat, the less our boys bleed. Let's give 'em what it takes to knock out the enemy." Produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A smiling man wipes sweat from his neck. He wears goggles on his forehead and cap on his head. Heavy machinery or parts can be seen in the background.
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"The stuff our soldiers need is comin'-- but fast!  We're workin' like hell to give them everything they need to beat the livin' daylights out of those _ _ _ _!" : produce for victory!

"The stuff our soldiers need is comin'-- but fast! We're workin' like hell to give them everything they need to beat the livin' daylights out of those _ _ _ _!" : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A gray- or blond-haired man, possibly a miner, looks directly at the viewer. He wears a hardhat with a lamp on it, a brown leather jacket, and appears to have soot on his face.
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"Guts -- and sweat -- that's the stuff victory is made of! We're fighting this war to win -- and every mother's son of us is doing his job --  Who said, America is soft?" : produce for victory!

"Guts -- and sweat -- that's the stuff victory is made of! We're fighting this war to win -- and every mother's son of us is doing his job -- Who said, America is soft?" : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A group of men of various ages, dressed in dirty work clothing, appear to be ready to work harder to aid the war effort.
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"Man for man, America's workers and America's soldiers are the best in the world! We helped them build our nation -- we'll help them defend it." Produce for victory!

"Man for man, America's workers and America's soldiers are the best in the world! We helped them build our nation -- we'll help them defend it." Produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A young woman works on a machine part. Her reddish hair is coiffed and she wears a neatly pressed blue work uniform.
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"Every rivet we drive -- every bolt we turn -- every ounce we sweat, brings victory a little closer. Breaking production records is the American way of doing things!" : produce for victory!

"Every rivet we drive -- every bolt we turn -- every ounce we sweat, brings victory a little closer. Breaking production records is the American way of doing things!" : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Shafer, Paul.
Description: An older and tired looking factory worker appears determined to contribute to the war effort. He wears a brown cap with a slogan button pinned on it.
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"Full speed ahead! Every moment counts. Time out helps the enemy. That's why we're drivin' hard every minute -- C'mon, fella, let's step on it." Produce for victory!

"Full speed ahead! Every moment counts. Time out helps the enemy. That's why we're drivin' hard every minute -- C'mon, fella, let's step on it." Produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A young adult male factory worker at work looks ambitiously out at the viewer. Metal parts or machinery can be seen in the background.
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"You make 'em, buddy -- we'll use 'em -- and how! We're all soldiers together. Our victories in battle come right after your victories in production." : produce for victory!

"You make 'em, buddy -- we'll use 'em -- and how! We're all soldiers together. Our victories in battle come right after your victories in production." : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A soldier wearing a helmet and uniform looks upward toward the viewer. A gas mask hangs around his neck. He has blonde hair, blue eyes, a rough complexion, and a serious expression.
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"We, the Americans of today, know our duty to the Americans of yesterday and the Americans of tomorrow. We shall keep the fires of freedom burning." : produce for victory!

"We, the Americans of today, know our duty to the Americans of yesterday and the Americans of tomorrow. We shall keep the fires of freedom burning." : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Aulik, Keith J.
Description: A man with stubble, brown eyes, and white hair looks out unsmiling toward the viewer. He wears a cap and stands before a hazy blue background.
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"The hum of the motor -- the pound of the punch press -- the rat-a-tat-tat of the riveter -- the flash of the welder -- the thunder of the rolling mill -- the roar of America in production echoes "remember Pearl Harbor-- remember Pearl Harbor!" : produce for victory!

"The hum of the motor -- the pound of the punch press -- the rat-a-tat-tat of the riveter -- the flash of the welder -- the thunder of the rolling mill -- the roar of America in production echoes "remember Pearl Harbor-- remember Pearl Harbor!" : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A welder looks down at the arc created by the tool in his or her hands. Sparks spray off of the material being welded.
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Making America strong : competitive companies co-operate to produce important instruments for military aircraft.

Making America strong : competitive companies co-operate to produce important instruments for military aircraft.

Date: [1942?]
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Description: Black & white poster features comic-book style drawings of an industrial worker, managers, and buildings, and a large outline map of the U.S. containing additional text.
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Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense of our liberty begins in the factory.

Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense of our liberty begins in the factory.

Date: [1942?]
Creator: Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960.
Description: Small color poster with black & white inset image. In the foreground is a shipyard and an airport. In the background is a city skyline of factories with smokestacks. Out of the smoke and clouds and into the sky appears the Statue of Liberty. Her torch lights the sky overhead. In the bottom left corner is the inset image, a black & white illustration of a manager and worker shaking hands in the manager's office. Beneath this picture is the caption: "..it all depends on you and me!"
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Full speed ahead! : produce for your Navy, victory begins at home!

Full speed ahead! : produce for your Navy, victory begins at home!

Date: unknown
Creator: Whitcomb, Jon.
Description: Color poster of a smaller boat attacking a large ship that flies the Japanese flag. This is a night scene. The ship has spotlights on and there is an explosion near the ship. In lower right corner of the painting there is a light blue rectangle of text superimposed over the painting with the title "U.S. NAVY DISPATCH" and a quote.
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Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the air begins on the ground.

Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the air begins on the ground.

Date: [1942?]
Creator: Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960.
Description: Small color poster has a large color image with a small black & white inset image. The large main image is of an airport in the foreground and a city skyline in the background with smokestacks. Several military airplanes fly through the smoke-filled sky above. Out of the smoke appears a pilot in a flight suit, holding a large U.S. flag. Inset in the lower left corner is a black & white illustration of a man doing mechanical work. Below this image is the caption: "..it all depends on me!"
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Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the field begins in the factory.

Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the field begins in the factory.

Date: [1942?]
Creator: Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960.
Description: Small color poster with black & white inset image. The main image is a city skyline full of factories with numerous smokestacks. Out of the smoke in the sky appears a soldier in a combat uniform. Behind him is a field artillery scene. At the lower left corner of the poster is the inset image, an illustration of a man working at a smelter. Beneath this picture is a caption: "..it all depends on me!"
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Making America strong : today about 800 American industrial concerns either make airplanes or supply the parts.

Making America strong : today about 800 American industrial concerns either make airplanes or supply the parts.

Date: [1942?]
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Description: Black & white chart features comic-book style drawings of airplanes, airplane parts, and industrial buildings arranged in pictograph format illustrating production statistics for engines, propellers, instruments, and complete airplanes.
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"I'm an Ellis Island American. I left the old country to be free--and nobody is going to take that freedom away. That's why I'm fighting on the production line--to help destroy the enemies of freedom. Let's keep 'em rolling" : produce for victory!

"I'm an Ellis Island American. I left the old country to be free--and nobody is going to take that freedom away. That's why I'm fighting on the production line--to help destroy the enemies of freedom. Let's keep 'em rolling" : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Hagel, Otto, 1909-1973.
Description: The picture depicts a middle-aged man with dark hair, graying sideburns, wearing wire-rimmed glasses and a work apron.
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Industry -- the arsenal of democracy.

Industry -- the arsenal of democracy.

Date: [1942?]
Creator: Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960.
Description: Small poster with large color image and small black & white inset image. The large color picture shows an urban skyline with smokestacks and a large amount of smoke in the air above. Out of this smoke appears a large image of a soldier playing a bugle and the U.S. flag flying behind him. The small inset is a black & white illustration of a crowd of people walking. Leading the crowd are two men in suits and a woman in a dress.
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Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense on the sea begins on the shore.

Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense on the sea begins on the shore.

Date: [1942?]
Creator: Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960.
Description: Small color poster with black & white inset image. In the foreground is a shipyard and docking area. In the background is a city skyline with several smokestacks emitting smoke. Out of the smoke appears a sailor steering at a ship's wheel. Behind him can be seen large ships. Airplanes fly in the sky above the sailor. In the lower left corner inset illustration, two workers work on a ship's propeller. Beneath this picture is a caption: "..it all depends on me!"
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Making America strong : how subcontracting accelerates defense production--.

Making America strong : how subcontracting accelerates defense production--.

Date: [1942?]
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Description: Black & white poster features comic-book style drawings. In the center of a large outline map of United States is a large tank, with numerous lines pointing outward to small drawings of industrial buildings throughout the U.S. In the upper left corner is a more detailed drawing of a factory with smokestacks.
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Making America strong : U.S. industry today employs 18 men to back up one soldier in the Army.

Making America strong : U.S. industry today employs 18 men to back up one soldier in the Army.

Date: [1942?]
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Description: Black & white chart features comic-book style drawings. The main image is of a soldier on the battlefield. A pictograph shows how the number of industrial workers per soldier has grown through the centuries, from 55 BC to 1940. In the upper left corner is a drawing of a factory with smokestacks.
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Making America strong : how American shipyards are winning the race against time to build our Navy.

Making America strong : how American shipyards are winning the race against time to build our Navy.

Date: [1942?]
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Description: Black & white chart describes how shipbuilding has become quicker during wartime. It features comic-book style drawings of a shipyard, a large ship at sea, and Uncle Sam changing from his decorated top hat to a worker's cap.
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