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.
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We'll take care of the Rising Sun : you take care of rising prices ....

We'll take care of the Rising Sun : you take care of rising prices ....

Date: [1944]
Creator: United States. Office of Economic Stabilization.
Description: A G.I., with leaves on his helmet and gun strapped to his back, gives a "thumbs-up." A beach and palm trees are in the background.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Simple Sam the wasting fool-- : every day, he breaks a tool!

Simple Sam the wasting fool-- : every day, he breaks a tool!

Date: [1942]
Creator: unknown
Description: Stylized illustration of a large man sitting on a stool. He wears red overalls, a white shirt, and black work boots. On his head is a dunce cap. Superimosed on top of this picture is a large image of a broken drill bit.
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Save waste fats.

Save waste fats.

Date: [1942]
Creator: United States. War Production Board. Bureau of Industrial Conservation.
Description: 4 black, white, and gray cartoons. Each has a caption: Fat in frying pan: "Save waste fat and greases"; pouring waste fat through strainer: "Strain into clean can"; Can of fat in storage area: "keep in cool dark place"; woman handing can to butcher: "sell it to your meat dealer."
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A message about food from the President of the United States.

A message about food from the President of the United States.

Date: 1945
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Description: A message from President Harry Truman, urging Americans to grow, preserve, and conserve food. This is an all lettered poster, white printing on blue background, with a U.S. seal appearing at the top center.
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A message about food from the President of the United States.

A message about food from the President of the United States.

Date: 1946
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Description: A message from President Harry Truman, urging Americans to grow, preserve, and conserve food. This is an all lettered poster, white printing on blue background, with a U.S. seal appearing at the top center.
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.
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