"Keep 'em rolling, pal. On the production line, we're fighters, too. We'll give 'em a beating they'll never forget." Produce for victory!

"Keep 'em rolling, pal. On the production line, we're fighters, too. We'll give 'em a beating they'll never forget." Produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Hagel, Otto, 1909-1973.
Description: A working man smiles at the viewer. He has goggles on his forehead and is wearing a torn sweatshirt.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Draagt bij voor de motoriseering van Stads- en Landwachten.

Draagt bij voor de motoriseering van Stads- en Landwachten.

Date: unknown
Creator: Central Comité Stads- en Landwachten.
Description: A stylized depiction of men in green military uniforms riding motorcycles. Behind them are probably armored cars but possibly tanks or other armored vehicles. On the front of each motorcycle is a numbered license plate in a Dutch flag design.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Materials are precious!--let's make every piece count!

Materials are precious!--let's make every piece count!

Date: unknown
Creator: Alexander.
Description: Cartoon image of the Pacific portion of the earth's globe. In the upper left corner is a smiling Caucasian man in overalls labeled, "You & I" standing in front of a factory. In the foreground, across the ocean, is a caricature of a Japanese soldier (probably Hideki Tojo) running from an artillery shell, over a tropical landscape. Behind him flies a bird saying "D'ya remember Pearl Harbor, kid?!" In the distance is a battleship.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Help RCA, help USA : you and I : beat the promise.

Help RCA, help USA : you and I : beat the promise.

Date: [1942]
Creator: RCA Manufacturing Company, inc.
Description: In the foreground are two clasped hands, one representing Uncle Sam with a blue and gold-starred jacket sleeve; in the background is a factory with smokestacks. A U.S. flag stripe design connects the two images.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Defeat the Kaiser and his U-boats : victory depends on which fails first, food or frightfulness : eat less wheat.

Defeat the Kaiser and his U-boats : victory depends on which fails first, food or frightfulness : eat less wheat.

Date: unknown
Creator: Steele.
Description: In the foreground is the profile of Kaiser Wilhelm II wearing a German helmet. His face is colored green. In the background is a u-boat in the water; farther in the distance is a sinking ship with smoke rising from it. The sky is colored orange and the orange sky is reflected on the surface of the water. Centered at the bottom of the poster is a circular seal: a shield with a U.S. flag motif, surrounded by wheat stalks. (This is a seal of the U.S. Food Administration.)
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Fight world famine : enroll in the Boys' Working Reserve.

Fight world famine : enroll in the Boys' Working Reserve.

Date: unknown
Creator: United States Boys' Working Reserve.
Description: A young man or boy stands next to a haystack, fighting off vultures with a pitch fork. He wears the uniform of the U.S. Boys' Working Reserve.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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"Gosh! Look at 'em fly! My Pop helps make those planes. With flyers like that and workers like my Pop -- us Americans are sure gonna win this scrap!" : produce for victory!

"Gosh! Look at 'em fly! My Pop helps make those planes. With flyers like that and workers like my Pop -- us Americans are sure gonna win this scrap!" : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A young boy expresses amazement at American air power. He has a freckled face, blond hair, and wears a straw hat.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Rumors cost us lives.

Rumors cost us lives.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Green-tinted illustration of a man wearing a suit and derby hat, with a cigarette in his mouth. He is leaning forward and holding his hand next to his face as if to whisper or hear a rumor. Printed phrases surround the picture: "Listen. . . Someone Told Me. . . And I Saw. . . I Hear That. . . Do You Know. . . I Know That. . . ". Superimposed on the picture is a fragment of a newspaper article with the headline, "U-BOAT CAPTAIN KILLS 22 SAILORS, Laughs as He Torpedoes Lifeboat Leaving Doomed Vessel." The background of the poster is red.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Don't be a bottleneck : beat the promise.

Don't be a bottleneck : beat the promise.

Date: [1942]
Creator: RCA Manufacturing Company, inc.
Description: Color poster shows an illustration of a green wine bottle dressed in overalls, necktie, gloves, and shoes. He holds a wrench in his right hand. His face is depicted on the cork of the bottle. His white gloves have red stars on them.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
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
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