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America's answer! : production.
Drawing of a gloved hand holding a gray wrench, turning the "o" in the word "production" which is shaped like a bolt.
"--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!
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.
Back 'em up with more metal.
Color poster of at least seven soldiers in uniforms and helmets surrounding an anti-aircraft gun which is firing. Other guns can be seen firing in the background.
Back 'em up with more metal.
Color poster of two army soldiers in camouflage, holding rifles, crawling on their bellies on the grass at night.
Become a nurse : your country needs you.
Color poster of a young woman receiving her nursing cap. A male (only the hands and sleeves are shown) is placing it on her head. He wears blue sleeves with a stars-and-stripes motif on the cuffs. The young woman wears a blue cotton uniform with a white collar, cuffs, and pocket handkerchief. The model for this poster is Weslee Wootten D'Audney.
Can you qualify as an aviation cadet? : here are the requirements : keep 'em flying!
Chart of requirements for becoming an air cadet. At the bottom center below the chart is a black and white photograph of a group of men wearing flight suits, parachutist's helmets, goggles, and parachute packs. The background is a blue graphic design of airplanes.
Can you qualify for the Army Air Corps?
Chart of requirements for joining the Army Air Corps. Upper and lower borders are red-white-and-blue stripes with text. A "watermark"-type logo can be seen in the background of the chart, with text: "LET'S GO! U.S.A. KEEP 'EM FLYING." This 1942 edition of the poster is distinguished by one split column numbered "2" under "Aviation Cadets" and one split column numbered "3" under "Enlisted Men."
A careless word-- : --a needless sinking.
A ship at sea burns in the background while sailors row away in a life boat. Some are wearing life vests and some appear to be wounded.
Dish it out with the Navy! : Choose now while you can.
Two sailors in white sailor hats prepare to load ammunition into a large weapon which is being fired and is operated by other sailors in helmets. All the sailors wear blue pants and white t-shirts, except for the sailor in the foreground who is shirtless and holding a large artillery shell.
Do your part to win the war: buy more war savings stamps.
Wall chart in a checkerboard pattern. Some squares depict the use of different military supplies, and other squares describe the supplies and how many stamps it takes to purchase them. The border depicts military insignia, war scenes, and military personnel. The Great Seal of the U.S. is centered in the bottom border and an image of the eagle and shield from the Great Seal is centered at the top. Superimposed over the checkerboard is an image of a hand placing a war savings stamp in a stamp booklet.
Don't be a bottleneck : beat the promise.
Color poster shows an illustration of a green wine bottle dressed in overalls, necktie, gloves, and shoes. He holds a wrench in his right hand. His face is depicted on the cork of the bottle. His white gloves have red stars on them.
Don't let that shadow touch them: buy war bonds.
Three children with toys and a flag, on a lawn scattered with small white flowers, are surrounded by the shadow of a swastika. One boy holds a toy military airplane. Another boy wears a paper hat and holds a flag on a makeshift pole. The girl is seated and holds a doll.
He eats a ton a year : your farm can help.
Poster features a black and white photograph on a red background. A smiling soldier in uniform and helmet sits at a table eating a meal. In addition to his plates of food and bread, he has a metal cup full of milk. At the lower right area of the poster is a circular logo, "Food for freedom", with a silhouette image of a farmer with pitchfork.
Enemy ears are listening.
The poster depicts Benito Mussolini, Hideki Tojo, and Adolf Hitler. Only one hand and the head of each man is shown. Each has his hand cupped around one ear. On Tojo's hand is a pinky ring and the artist's signature "Iligan" is written on his wrist, with a small inverted black triangle symbol below it.
The enemy is listening : he wants to know what you know : keep it to yourself.
All-lettered poster in black and red tones urging the reader not to discuss information which may affect national security.
"Every man woman and child is a partner"
A black and white image of a crowd of men and women heading off to work. In a red arrow in large white letters is the quote from President Roosevelt. In a blue box there are figures for war materials in 1942.
"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!
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.
Freshmen! Sophomores! : now you can stay in college and become a naval officer.
Black and white drawing of a naval officer in uniform wearing an officer's cap, looking toward the sky and holding binoculars. In the background, planes are flying, some in formation, and men are firing large artillery guns.
I gave a man! : will you give at least 10% of your pay in war bonds?
A young woman (presumably a widowed mother) holds a smiling infant. A young blond girl embraces the woman while smiling at the baby. The woman has dark hair, is wearing dark clothing, and has a somber facial expression.
Get in the scrap.
Four images in black with gray backgrounds and captions in red. The black images are: an aerial bomb, a tank, a battleship, and an anti-aircraft gun. The gray background design incorporates outline images of various junk metal objects. Each caption describes the finished object and the amount of scrap metal required to produce it.
Girl Scouts : volunteers for victory.
A black and white photo of a Girl Scout using the three-finger Scout Sign (salute), standing next to a U.S. flag. She wears a Girl Scout uniform and hat. The Girl Scout Promise appears below the picture: "On my honor I will try: To do my duty to God and my country, To help other people at all times, To obey the Girl Scout Laws." The Girl Scout trefoil design (insignia) appears as a watermark-style design under this text.
Give it your best!
Color image of the U.S. flag, with 48 stars.
Give it your best!
Large color image of the U.S. flag with 48 stars.
Good news from home: more production.
Color poster shows a smiling soldier in a brown uniform and helmet. He holds up his hand with four fingers splayed as if to count off the list of words displayed to the right in bold red text: "tanks", "planes", "guns", "ships".
"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!
A young boy expresses amazement at American air power. He has a freckled face, blond hair, and wears a straw hat.
"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!
A group of men of various ages, dressed in dirty work clothing, appear to be ready to work harder to aid the war effort.
A half-filled stamp album is like a half-equipped soldier.
Long banner with text in the middle and images on the left and right sides. On the left side is a soldier holding a "missing" gun. On the right side is an image of a stamp album.
Help RCA, help USA : you and I : beat the promise.
In the foreground are two clasped hands, one representing Uncle Sam with a blue and gold-starred jacket sleeve; in the background is a factory with smokestacks. A U.S. flag stripe design connects the two images.
Independence, July 4, 1776 ... : they kept the faith and so do you every time you lend a dime for war savings stamps.
Small color poster in red-orange and green tones. Thomas Jefferson reads the Declaration of Independence while other signers of it are seated around a table listening.
Industry -- the arsenal of democracy.
Small poster with large color image and small black & white inset image. The large color picture shows an urban skyline with smokestacks and a large amount of smoke in the air above. Out of this smoke appears a large image of a soldier playing a bugle and the U.S. flag flying behind him. The small inset is a black & white illustration of a crowd of people walking. Leading the crowd are two men in suits and a woman in a dress.
Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the air begins on the ground.
Small color poster has a large color image with a small black & white inset image. The large main image is of an airport in the foreground and a city skyline in the background with smokestacks. Several military airplanes fly through the smoke-filled sky above. Out of the smoke appears a pilot in a flight suit, holding a large U.S. flag. Inset in the lower left corner is a black & white illustration of a man doing mechanical work. Below this image is the caption: "..it all depends on me!"
Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the field begins in the factory.
Small color poster with black & white inset image. The main image is a city skyline full of factories with numerous smokestacks. Out of the smoke in the sky appears a soldier in a combat uniform. Behind him is a field artillery scene. At the lower left corner of the poster is the inset image, an illustration of a man working at a smelter. Beneath this picture is a caption: "..it all depends on me!"
Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense of our liberty begins in the factory.
Small color poster with black & white inset image. In the foreground is a shipyard and an airport. In the background is a city skyline of factories with smokestacks. Out of the smoke and clouds and into the sky appears the Statue of Liberty. Her torch lights the sky overhead. In the bottom left corner is the inset image, a black & white illustration of a manager and worker shaking hands in the manager's office. Beneath this picture is the caption: "..it all depends on you and me!"
Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense on the sea begins on the shore.
Small color poster with black & white inset image. In the foreground is a shipyard and docking area. In the background is a city skyline with several smokestacks emitting smoke. Out of the smoke appears a sailor steering at a ship's wheel. Behind him can be seen large ships. Airplanes fly in the sky above the sailor. In the lower left corner inset illustration, two workers work on a ship's propeller. Beneath this picture is a caption: "..it all depends on me!"
John Paul Jones said, 'I have not yet begun to fight' : fight with war stamps & bonds.
Color poster in red-orange and green tones. John Paul Jones, wearing a Revolutionary War uniform, stands with one fist in the air and a sword in his other hand. At his feet is a cannon. Behind him is an early U.S. flag; in front of him is a shirtless man wearing a head scarf and earring.
Just be sure you put at least 10% of it in war bonds! : top that 10%!
Cartoon-like image in color. A blonde-haired woman in a pink nightgown reaches into the pocket of a pair of men's pants. A man lying in the bed nearby winks at her and says, "Just be sure you put at least 10% of it in war bonds!"
"Keep 'em flying" is our battle cry! : first class fighting men needed.
Recruiting poster for aviation cadets and soldiers. Graphic image shows three U.S. Army airplanes flying through the sky as the U.S. flag waves in the background.
"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!
A working man smiles at the viewer. He has goggles on his forehead and is wearing a torn sweatshirt.
Kinda give it your personal attention, will you? : more production.
Color poster in black, white, and green. Image of a smiling soldier (a sergeant) wearing a helmet, lying prone in the grass. He holds a rifle in one hand and wipes his brow with the other. On the ground near the rifle are fired shells.
The knockout blow starts here : fellow soldiers.
A series of black & white photographs showing the manufacture of war supplies, their use in the battlefield, and the appreciation of the armed forces for the factory workers. Includes a graphic image of a bomb hitting a swastika.
Land with the U.S. Marines : apply, or write, to nearest recruiting station.
A group of Marines in a raft on a body of water are rowing toward a shore line. Two airplanes fly overhead and a ship is seen in the far distance.
Let's all fight : buy war bonds.
In the foregound is a large color image of a soldier lunging forward with rifle bayonet. In the background are small black & white images of people working in various industries, and a building with smokestacks.
Let's fly this flag by New Year's: everybody at least 10% in war bonds.
A blue flag flies on a gold pole. The flag has a white silhouette of the Concorde Minute Man, twelve white stars circling him, and a white "T" in the lower right corner. A red, white, and blue target is to the bottom left of the flag, containing the text, "Everybody at least 10%".
Let's fly this flag: everybody at least 10% in war bonds.
A blue flag (with white silhouette of Concord Minute Man, 12 white stars circling him) flies on a gold pole. A red, white, and blue target is to the bottom left of the flag, containing the text, "Everybody at least 10%".
Let's hit 'em with everything we've got! : don't wait, choose the Navy.
Sailors in helmets and blue shirts, operating large artillery weapons. An explosion is seen in the background.
Lexington, 1775 : they fought for freedom, we fight to keep it : buy war stamps & bonds.
This is a small color poster promoting war stamps. Image shows four colonial freedom fighters. Three of them are pointing their muskets and one appears to have fallen on his weapon. Colors are teal and orange.
Lexington, 1775, they fought for freedom, we fight to keep it; Independence, July 4, 1776, they kept the faith and so do you every time you lend a dime for war savings stamps; John Paul Jones said, "I have not yet begun to fight", fight with war stamps & bonds; Washington crossed the Delaware to win our freedom, we cross oceans to keep it.
A series of four equally sized wood prints of historic scenes separated by dotted lines. The colors are teal and orange.
Lexington, 1775, they fought for freedom, we fight to keep it; Independence, July 4, 1776, they kept the faith and so do you every time you lend a dime for war savings stamps; John Paul Jones said, "I have not yet begun to fight", fight with war stamps & bonds; Washington crossed the Delaware to win our freedom, we cross oceans to keep it.
A series of four equally sized wood prints of historic scenes separated by dotted lines. The colors are teal and orange.
"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!
The picture depicts a middle-aged man with dark hair, graying sideburns, wearing wire-rimmed glasses and a work apron.
Making America strong : competitive companies co-operate to produce important instruments for military aircraft.
Black & white poster features comic-book style drawings of an industrial worker, managers, and buildings, and a large outline map of the U.S. containing additional text.