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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Ten years ago : the Nazis burned these books --but free Americans can still read them.

Ten years ago : the Nazis burned these books --but free Americans can still read them.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information.
Description: Poster in red and black tones. In the center is a black & white photograph showing a crowd of people standing next to a bonfire and giving the Nazi salute.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Where our men are fighting, our food is fighting : buy wisely--cook carefully--store carefully--use leftovers.

Where our men are fighting, our food is fighting : buy wisely--cook carefully--store carefully--use leftovers.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information.
Description: In the foreground, a crate of food is dropping via parachute. In the background are parachuting men.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
We have just begun to fight!

We have just begun to fight!

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information.
Description: Black & white illustration of a soldier in a combat uniform and helmet. He has one arm raised and appears to be shouting. In his other arm he holds a rife with bayonet.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Use it up--wear it out--make it do! : our labor and our goods are fighting.

Use it up--wear it out--make it do! : our labor and our goods are fighting.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information.
Description: A man and a woman are outside on the lawn. The man bends over to oil a lawnmower while the woman, kneeling, hand-sews a patch on the back of the pants he wears. A basket full of sewing supplies is on the grass next to the woman. The man wears a red shirt, blue pants, and saddle shoes. The woman wears a bright yellow dress and brown high-heeled shoes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
This is the enemy.

This is the enemy.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information.
Description: An arm with a swastika on its sleeve stabs a sword through a book labeled "Holy Bible".
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
United we are strong : united we will win.

United we are strong : united we will win.

Date: 1943
Creator: Koerner, Henry.
Description: Artillery gun barrels decorated with the flags of the Allies, all firing in unison.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Our wounded need help! : ten ways you can release nurses for military service.

Our wounded need help! : ten ways you can release nurses for military service.

Date: unknown
Creator: American Red Cross.
Description: All lettered poster with red and black text, describing how to conserve health resources and help recruit nurses for military and civilian services.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Plant a victory garden : our food is fighting : a garden will make your rations go further.

Plant a victory garden : our food is fighting : a garden will make your rations go further.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: Illustration of three people in a vegetable garden. The man and woman are working with garden tools. In the foreground is a young boy looking into a basket of vegetables. He wears a military hat.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
United : the United Nations fight for freedom.

United : the United Nations fight for freedom.

Date: 1943
Creator: Ragan, Leslie Darrell, b. 1897.
Description: Flags of the member nations of the United Nations wave amidst smoke of a bombardment, with military airplanes, ships and tanks in background.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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