More copper-zinc-lead-- quick!

More copper-zinc-lead-- quick!

Date: unknown
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.
Description: A soldier holding a rifle talks to a miner holding a drilling tool. The soldier is gesturing behind him toward the ruins of a town, saying, "Give us metal so it won't happen here".
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Electrodeposition of Cadmium

Electrodeposition of Cadmium

Date: August 1939
Creator: Bond, T. Jackson
Description: This thesis presents findings of experiments conducted to determine the most feasible method to electroplate metal.
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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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Glazes for Metals

Glazes for Metals

Date: August 1949
Creator: Floyd, Emma Lou
Description: The purpose of this study was to endeavor to find through experimentation satisfactory glazes for metals which would be available to the amateur craftsman. Attention was given to reasons for the experimental research, to the metals best suited for glazing, and to the development of satisfactory inexpensive glazes.
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Child

Child

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Date: 1959
Creator: Conner, Bruce
Description: None
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Construction

Construction

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Date: 1935
Creator: Greene, Gertrude Glass
Description: None
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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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OSTENDE/on the beach or in the dunes/a cube shaped house/therein/the Samurai Sword is a Blutwurst/PLINTH

OSTENDE/on the beach or in the dunes/a cube shaped house/therein/the Samurai Sword is a Blutwurst/PLINTH

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Date: 1970/1982
Creator: Beuys, Joseph
Description: Installation artwork consists of several pieces of rolled felt, dried meat, and a display case.
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A real partnership : He says, “Dear Dad--you’re getting the metal out. I’m dishing it out. We’re quite a team!”

A real partnership : He says, “Dear Dad--you’re getting the metal out. I’m dishing it out. We’re quite a team!”

Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Army.
Description: Black and white drawing of a man and woman sitting in chairs at home. The man holds a pipe and reads a letter, and the woman is knitting. A cat sits at her feet, gazing at the man. A miner's helmet hangs on the wall behind the man's chair. In the upper left is a drawing of a soldier in the field, writing a letter.
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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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Head of a Woman

Head of a Woman

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Date: c.1917-1920
Creator: Gabo, Naum
Description: None
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Metal makes might! : keep it coming!

Metal makes might! : keep it coming!

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Navy and white poster has blue background with text at the top. There are six blue and white pictures in two rows of three depicting metal in use. Each picture has a caption at the bottom and a white border.
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Synthesis and Characterization of Nickel and Nickel Hydroxide Nanopowders

Synthesis and Characterization of Nickel and Nickel Hydroxide Nanopowders

Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Huang, Catherine & Golden, Teresa
Description: Presentation for the 2006 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing the synthesis and characterization of nickel and nickel hydroxide nanopowders.
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Hit 'em with Copper, Zinc, Lead

Hit 'em with Copper, Zinc, Lead

Date: 1942
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952
Description: Black and white cartoon of Uncle Sam and a miner. Miner: "Gosh, I would like to take a crack at those Japs!" Uncle Sam: "You're doin' it every day - with every ton of ore you mine to make tanks, planes and guns"
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Make his nightmare come true!

Make his nightmare come true!

Date: 1943
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.
Description: Charcoal caricature drawing of a sleeping Hideki Tojo, apparently having a nightmare. In his thoughts, an airplane, a missle, and a tank are coming toward him, and a miner stares down at him, saying, "Now we're gonna mine and smelt still more metal for tanks an' ships an' guns".
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A menace we must beat!  "We need your metal to help fight the U-boat!"

A menace we must beat! "We need your metal to help fight the U-boat!"

Date: 1943
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.
Description: Black and white drawing. In the distance, a boat or ship is sinking, with smoke rising from it. In the foreground is a periscope rising from the water. A Nazi symbol can be seen under the surface of the water below it. Nearby, an apparently wounded man floats on a piece of debris on the water. At the upper right is a portrait of Admiral Nimitz and the quoted caption.
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Tomorrow may be too late!

Tomorrow may be too late!

Date: 1942
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.
Description: Black and white cartoon of Hideki Tojo and an American miner. Each has a caption in a bubble above his head. Tojo is trying to influence the miner to slack off on his work but the miner is not influenced.
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"We'll lick 'em-- just give us the metal!"

"We'll lick 'em-- just give us the metal!"

Date: 1943
Creator: McLeod, Ronald, 1897-1977.
Description: A smiling soldier, with a bloody bandage on his right arm, holds a rifle with bayonet in one hand and a tattered Japanese flag in the other.
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We need more metal for more weapons.

We need more metal for more weapons.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Army.
Description: Poster in green and white tones with green-tinted photographs. Poster shows a series of photographs of military equipment with captions describing the types of metals used for each. Photographs include: an army truck, a battleship, a B-24 bomber plane, a searchlight, an anti-aircraft gun, and tanks.
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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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