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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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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Keep punching--  in the battle of production : beat your promise!

Keep punching-- in the battle of production : beat your promise!

Date: unknown
Creator: Alexander.
Description: Black & white cartoon depicts two boxers in the midst of fighting. The boxer on the left is a stereotypical caricature of a Japanese man. He holds a sword labeled "Remember Pearl Harbor". The boxer on the right represents "You & I", according to a sign behind him. He is Caucasian with dark curly hair. His gloves are labeled, "All-Out Production" and "No Waste" and he punches the Japanese fighter.
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Why is it necessary to eat less meat and less wheat bread?

Why is it necessary to eat less meat and less wheat bread?

Date: 1917
Creator: United States Food Administration.
Description: All-lettered poster has a two-column article with lengthy text, explaining the need to conserve meat, wheat, fats, sugar, and coal.
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Keep it coming ... : waste nothing.

Keep it coming ... : waste nothing.

Date: 1918
Creator: Illian, George, 1894-1932.
Description: Color poster shows a convoy of green food-supply trucks driving through snow. A soldier in a long coat and helmet appears to be directing the trucks. In the lower left corner is the seal of the U.S. Food Administration.
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Food will win the war : you came here seeking freedom, you must now help to preserve it : wheat is needed for the Allies, waste nothing.

Food will win the war : you came here seeking freedom, you must now help to preserve it : wheat is needed for the Allies, waste nothing.

Date: 1918
Creator: Chambers, Charles Edward, ca. 1883-1941.
Description: Color poster of people standing on a boat or shoreline near the sea. They appear to be European immigrants. In the foreground, a man appears to be pleading with a woman holding a basket of food. In the background can be seen part of a large ship, the Statue of Liberty, and a rainbow stretching across the New York skyline. A man waves his cap in that direction.
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Feed a fighter : eat only what you need-- waste nothing-- that he and his family may have enough.

Feed a fighter : eat only what you need-- waste nothing-- that he and his family may have enough.

Date: 1918
Creator: Morgan, Wallace.
Description: Charcoal drawing of a soldier sitting in a trench, drinking out of a cup. Other soldiers can be seen in the background. At the top right corner of the poster is the round seal of the U.S. Food Administration (shield with flag motif surrounded by wheat stalks).
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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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