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"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
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
Ideas will help beat the promise : let's have yours!

Ideas will help beat the promise : let's have yours!

Date: [1942]
Creator: RCA Manufacturing Company, inc.
Description: Stylized image of a man in overalls and cap, lifting the top off of a large concrete sculpture of a head to reveal the machinery which is its inner workings. The man scratches his head; around him are several captions of the word: "Idea?".
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
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.
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"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
"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
"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
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Men working : together!

Men working : together!

Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office for Emergency Management. Division of Information.
Description: A helmeted soldier, a factory worker, and a sailor stand proudly together. Black & white photograph on light orange background.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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"
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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".
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"United we stand--" : two fox-holes defending America.

"United we stand--" : two fox-holes defending America.

Date: 1942
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.
Description: Poster consists of two drawings divided by text caption. The first drawing is of a soldier in a fox-hole, aiming a large gun to the right of the viewer. The second drawing is of a miner in a shaft, aiming mining equipment away from the viewer.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Take care! : idle hands work for Hitler.

Take care! : idle hands work for Hitler.

Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Production Board.
Description: Color poster featuring a black & white photograph. An adult male stands on the left side of the poster facing the viewer. He is wearing a cap, his left arm is in a sling, and he wears a large button or badge above his right chest pocket.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Women in the war : we can't win without them.

Women in the war : we can't win without them.

Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Manpower Commission.
Description: Photograph of a woman factory worker wearing overalls or apron of printed fabric, riveting a weapon.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Wanted -- fighting dollars : make every pay-day, bond-day : United States defense bonds, stamps.

Wanted -- fighting dollars : make every pay-day, bond-day : United States defense bonds, stamps.

Date: 1942
Creator: Wilkinsons.
Description: A smiling factory worker holds up a U.S. bond bill. Below the main picture is an inset image of the Concord Minute Man statue.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"This is my fight too!" : put at least 10% every payday in war bonds.

"This is my fight too!" : put at least 10% every payday in war bonds.

Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Savings Staff.
Description: The poster image is a black & white photograph. A a woman smiles, holding and looking at folded $25 war bonds and an envelope. Her dark hair is coiffed and she wears a work uniform with a "10%" slogan button on her pocket. In the background is a "paymaster" window and a "10%" slogan sign on the wall.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
A blow to the Axis, more lumber for the Army.

A blow to the Axis, more lumber for the Army.

Date: 1943
Creator: Von Schmidt, Harold, 1893-1982
Description: A shirtless man uses an axe to chop down a tree. He wears a hat and blue jeans, with a red bandana in his back pocket.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Don't get hurt : it may cost his life.

Don't get hurt : it may cost his life.

Date: 1943
Creator: Keppler, Victor
Description: Color poster shows a man with his arm in a cast and a sling. He wears overalls and a work shirt. At the bottom of the poster is an image of a fallen soldier lying in the sand. U.S. Army Safety Program seal appears at lower right corner of picture.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department