All the ear-marks of a sneaky Jap! : don't discuss your job!

All the ear-marks of a sneaky Jap! : don't discuss your job!

Date: unknown
Creator: Alexander.
Description: Black & white cartoon drawing of two men talking. One hushes the other, while pointing upward at a drawing of a human ear centered on a Japanese flag design. In the background is a large ship and a factory. Two flags fly over the factory: One with an "E" on it, and another with "RCA" on it.
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[Decline of the Rising Sun]

[Decline of the Rising Sun]

Date: unknown
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Description: Black and white cartoon. A figure made of Wickwire Spencer rope uses a part of itself to hang a caricature of a distressed Hideki Tojo, who appears to be partially immersed in the sea. Behind Tojo's head are rays resembling those of a Japanese Rising Sun symbol. A volcano or mountain can be seen in the distant background.
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Springs with stings ... : you can speed victory by salvaging and selling old metal. The steel industry needs scrap!

Springs with stings ... : you can speed victory by salvaging and selling old metal. The steel industry needs scrap!

Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Description: A black & white drawing on the top half of the poster shows a metal spring figure pinching a cartoon Hitler's nose. Hitler's bare arms and legs form a swastika, and he holds a knife. The lower portion of the poster is text, with a small picture displaying various steel products. Under drawing is text and picture saying what steel is used for. The company's name, address, and logo appear at the bottom. Red text at the bottom explains the purpose of the advertisement and where it appears: Time and Business Week.
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[Happy days!]

[Happy days!]

Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Description: Cartoon drawing. Hitler, Mussolini, and a Japanese character are depicted as apes behind a chain-link fence or cage. A pear tree is seen in the foreground, outside the fence. A dead tree is seen in the background, inside the fence.
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[Springs with stings]

[Springs with stings]

Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Description: A figure made of wire and springs pinches the nose of a caricature of Adolf Hitler, whose arms and legs form a swastika. Hitler holds a knife in one hand.
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[Wire with a kick]

[Wire with a kick]

Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Description: A figure made of wire kicks a swastika-shaped caricature of Hitler. In the background at right is a factory with smokestacks. In the background at left are flames rising from the ocean.
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"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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Bonds or bondage : everybody--every pay day 10%.

Bonds or bondage : everybody--every pay day 10%.

Date: [1941-1942?]
Creator: unknown
Description: Image of a man in cap and overalls, with outstretched arms and legs. In one hand he holds a U.S. flag; his other hand and leg are chained to a swastika-inscribed ball. One side of his face smiles; the other side is weary. The poster background is also split in two halves: On the left is a landscape of farm lands, industrial smoke stacks, and skyscrapers; on the right is a dark barren landscape.
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Put the squeeze on the Japanese : beat your promise.

Put the squeeze on the Japanese : beat your promise.

Date: [1941-1942?]
Creator: unknown
Description: A caucasian man representing American workers squeezes a large clamp around a caricature of Hideki Tojo. The worker wears a sleeveless undershirt labeled "Increased Production". His watch says "RCA". A caption behind his hat says "You and I". Tojo appears to be shouting, as illustrated by several (presumably) Japanese characters. He is reaching toward a bloody sword labeled: "Remember Pearl Harbor!" In the background are battleships, firing tanks, flying airplanes, and lightning bolts.
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Keep your [trap] shut! : don't give the rats any information!

Keep your [trap] shut! : don't give the rats any information!

Date: [1941-1942?]
Creator: unknown
Description: Picture of a mouse trap that has sprung and caught a scrap of newspaper, which says "Crew Claims U-Boat Knew of Ship's Sailing." In the lower right corner are three small caricatures of Hideki Tojo, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini, who are referred to as "the rats."
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You and I put the squeeze on the Japanese! : beat the promise.

You and I put the squeeze on the Japanese! : beat the promise.

Date: [1941-1942?]
Creator: unknown
Description: Graphic color image against a red background. Two miniature workers labeled "You" and "I" squeeze a caricatured Japanese officer in a large mechanical press.
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"This is everybody's war. The enemy has made it so. May you never know what it means to be  a refugee -- to be hungry -- to be homeless. Be sure this never happens to you!" : produce for victory!

"This is everybody's war. The enemy has made it so. May you never know what it means to be a refugee -- to be hungry -- to be homeless. Be sure this never happens to you!" : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: Poster shows a photo of a mother holding a child with two small children walking beside her through a war torn area with damaged buildings in the background.
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[Wire to the Axis]

[Wire to the Axis]

Date: unknown
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Description: A serpent made of metal wears a helmet with a swastika on it. The serpent has long tail, sharp teeth, and a long snout. Smoke billows in background. Metal beams in a "V" formation appear to approach the serpent from the upper left area of the poster.
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Your production : beat your promise.

Your production : beat your promise.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Illustration of a giant boot about to crush caricatures of Benito Mussolini, Adolf Hitler, and a caricatured Japanese soldier (probably representing Hideki Tojo).
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Stamp 'em out! : beat your promise.

Stamp 'em out! : beat your promise.

Date: [1941-1942?]
Creator: Ryling?
Description: Color poster shows a boot about to stomp on two snakes and a frog with caricatured faces. The pant leg is labeled "You and I". The snakes represent Adolf Hitler and Japan; the frog represents Benito Mussolini.
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Screening the Axis.

Screening the Axis.

Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Description: A mesh metal being stands upright holding a metal sieve through which he strains the metal weaponry out of the enemy. Nazi and Japanese soldiers rain down into the sieve. Above and behind them are dark clouds with lightning striking downward toward the sieve. In the far background is a town.
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The guys who don't say much.

The guys who don't say much.

Date: [1941-1942?]
Creator: unknown
Description: Black & white poster. At left is an article describing the "average man". At right is a photograph of a man wearing a plaid shirt and plaid jacket, overalls, a cap, and smoking a pipe. Below the photo are "Questions and Answers about Bonds and Stamps".
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This is the enemy.

This is the enemy.

Date: [c. 1943]
Creator: Koehler, Karl. & Ancona, Victor.
Description: Stylized caricature of a scowling German soldier. There is a swastika on his cap. He wears a monocle in one eye; in the monocle is a reflection of a person hanging on a gallows.
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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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The enemy is listening : he wants to know what you know : keep it to yourself.

The enemy is listening : he wants to know what you know : keep it to yourself.

Date: [1942]
Creator: United States. Office of Facts and Figures.
Description: All-lettered poster in black and red tones urging the reader not to discuss information which may affect national security.
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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.
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We're free to choose-- : this today, or this tomorrow.

We're free to choose-- : this today, or this tomorrow.

Date: 1943
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.
Description: Black & white cartoon drawing with two frames. The top frame shows a radio announcer in the foreground and four miners in helmets in the background. The radio announcer mentions the importance and responsibility of miners to preserve liberty. The bottom frame shows Hitler holding a whip and threatening three weary miners who are forced to work long hours.
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Less dangerous than careless talk : don't discuss troop movements, ship sailings, war equipment.

Less dangerous than careless talk : don't discuss troop movements, ship sailings, war equipment.

Date: 1944
Creator: Dorne, Albert, 1904-1965.
Description: Illustration of a coiled, green-eyed rattlesnake with blood dripping from its mouth and fangs, ready to strike. Blood is also pooled on the floor next to the snake.
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Pvt. Joe Louis says-- "We're going to do our part, and we'll win because we're on God's side."

Pvt. Joe Louis says-- "We're going to do our part, and we'll win because we're on God's side."

Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Facts and Figures.
Description: Poster features a black & white photo of boxer Joe Louis in a combat uniform and helmet, pointing a rifle with bayonet. The background of the poster is blue.
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