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Metal for victory! : keep it coming.

Description: A series of five black & white photographs and captions depicting of war activities involving metal. Poster has red border.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Minimum standards for employment of women in industry.

Description: Checkerboard chart of alternating white and shaded boxes. Each box contains text indicating various standards which should be met in workplaces for women, some with line drawings. In the middle of the poster is the seal of the U.S. Dept. of Labor, Women's Bureau. Centered on the lower half of the chart is an orange box containing text describing the mission of the Women's Bureau.
Date: 1940
Creator: United States. Women's Bureau.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Be with him at every mail call : V-mail is private, reliable, patriotic.

Description: Poster shows a a smiling young woman in a pink blouse, sitting at a table or desk, writing a letter. Her image is superimposed on a monochromatic background picture of soldiers in the field receiving mail.
Date: 1945
Creator: Hiller, Lejaren A., 1880-1969
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

French Resistance helps throttle the Boche.

Description: Black & white photograph of of a soldier in a helmet being choked by two hands. The soldier's face is tinted green; the hands are not. The poster background is in shades of blue, white, and red. A red flame design shoots up along the right side of the photo, and a white flame design is superimposed on the hands.
Date: [1944]
Creator: Louvat, R.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: [1942]
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Your government warns, prepare for winter now! ....

Description: Poster in blue and red tones, urging people to prepare for winter responsibly and to conserve fuel. Includes small pictures of a fuel truck, a furnace, and a house.
Date: 1944
Creator: United States. Solid Fuels Administration for War.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Desert victory : the actual story of the rout of Rommel by the British Eighth Army : a full-length feature picture.

Description: Movie poster in brown and red tones, promoting the film, "Desert Victory". At the top is a close-up image of a portion of a typed document: "Directive to General Alexander, Commander-in-Chief in the Middle East" and photographs of Bernard Montgomery (left) and Harold Alexander (right) in uniform; along the left side are three photographs of wartime scenes; and at the lower right is an illustration of a battle scene.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Let's finish the job! : urgent-- experienced seamen needed!

Description: A seaman holds the wheel of a ship. He has blue eyes and auburn hair and he wears a brown jacket and blue knitted sweater and watch cap. On his jacket he wears a pin of the U.S. Merchant Marine seal. The poster background is yellow.
Date: 1944
Creator: Sawyers, Martha, 1902-1988.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Say yes! : take your change in war stamps.

Description: Color poster shows three stylized images of soldiers from the different branches of the U.S. armed forces (Navy, Army, Marines). Above them is a speech bubble containing the poster text.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Savings Staff.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Can you qualify for the Army Air Corps?

Description: 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."
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Army. Recruiting Service.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

I gave a man! : will you give at least 10% of your pay in war bonds?

Description: 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.
Date: 1942
Creator: Sarra, Valentino, 1903-
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Food is a weapon : don't waste it! : buy wisely -- cook carefully -- eat it all : follow the National Wartime Nutrition Program.

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.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Say yes! : take your change in war stamps.

Description: A smiling gloved soldier looks backward toward the view while pointing to the words "Say Yes".
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Savings Staff.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

For freedom's sake : buy war bonds.

Description: Small color poster promoting war bonds. In the foreground is an image of the Concord Minute Man statue (a sculpture by Daniel Chester French in Concord, Massachusetts). In the background is a town landscape.
Date: 1943
Creator: Atherton, John, 1900-1952.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

For freedom's sake : buy war bonds.

Description: Color poster promoting war bonds. In the foreground is an image of the Concord Minute Man statue (a sculpture by Daniel Chester French in Concord, Massachusetts). In the background is a town landscape.
Date: 1943
Creator: Atherton, John, 1900-1952.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Springs with stings]

Description: A figure made of wire and springs pinches the nose of a caricature of Adolf Hitler, whose arms and legs form a swastika. Hitler holds a knife in one hand.
Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department