"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.
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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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"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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Victory starts here!

Victory starts here!

Date: unknown
Creator: Bates, Richard E.
Description: A hand punches a time card in a dark blue time clock hanging on a dark blue wall.
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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.)
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Victory in the making! : the equipment you and I make serves our armed forces-- on land--on sea--and in the air!

Victory in the making! : the equipment you and I make serves our armed forces-- on land--on sea--and in the air!

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A military airplane flies toward a submarine at sea. An explosion is seen in the water next to the submarine. At the lower edge of the poster are three small images: a tank, a battleship, and an airplane.
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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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"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.
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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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"--and God bless daddy and all the American workers who are doing so much to protect freedom and make this a better world for us to live in." Produce for victory!

"--and God bless daddy and all the American workers who are doing so much to protect freedom and make this a better world for us to live in." Produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A girl looks outward toward the viewer. Her dark hair is braided and tied with pink ribbons, and she wears a plaid dress with a white ruffled collar.
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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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"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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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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Choose for victory : try a V dish to-day.

Choose for victory : try a V dish to-day.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Picture of a restaurant menu with a large orange "V" on it. A large black arrow marked "VICTORY DISH" points to the orange "V". At the bottom of the menu is the phrase, "Go Easy with Bread". The background behind the menu is green.
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Your own vegetables all the year round-- : if you dig for victory now.

Your own vegetables all the year round-- : if you dig for victory now.

Date: unknown
Creator: Wilson, Norman.
Description: Small color poster shows a wooden basket with a handle, filled with a variety of vegetables.
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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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Art education in "schools at war" : school art sells bonds -- builds victory.

Art education in "schools at war" : school art sells bonds -- builds victory.

Date: 1943
Creator: Longyear, William Levwyn, 1899-
Description: The poster is a collage of several black and white images that surround a central image. The central image around which all of these vignettes are arranged depicts an heraldic shield that has five red stars on a black stripe. The image below this shield is of the Concord Minute Man statue.
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Help him ... help yourself ... : for victory, at least 10% of your pay every payday.

Help him ... help yourself ... : for victory, at least 10% of your pay every payday.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color poster features black and white photographs, with large arrows containing captions pointing to each photo. The captions explain the benefits of war bonds. One photograph is of a soldier in a combat uniform, holding a rifle. The other photograph is of a man in a work shirt, doing mechanical work.
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