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Red Army encircling Balkans.

Description: Black & white newsmap showing the planned paths of the Soviet armed forces through eastern Europe toward Berlin, Germany.
Date: 1944
Creator: O'Donohoe, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speaking for America ... Danny Kaye.

Description: Black and white photograph of Danny Kaye (entertainer, 1913-1987) on a blue background. Text box contains a quote promoting racial and religious tolerance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Scholastic Magazines, inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speaking for America ... Douglas MacArthur.

Description: Black and white photograph of Douglas MacArthur on a blue background. Text box contains a quote promoting tolerance, freedom, and democracy.
Date: unknown
Creator: Scholastic Magazines, inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speaking for America ... C. W. Nimitz.

Description: Black and white photograph of Chester Nimitz on a blue background. Text box contains a quote promoting tolerance and teamwork.
Date: unknown
Creator: Scholastic Magazines, inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speaking for America ... Spencer Tracy.

Description: Black and white photograph of Spencer Tracy on a blue background. Text box contains a quote celebrating cultural diversity and tolerance in the armed forces and encouraging all Americans to follow their example after the war.
Date: unknown
Creator: Scholastic Magazines, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speaking for America ... Kate Smith.

Description: Black and white photograph of Kate Smith on a blue background. Text box contains a quote encouraging Americans to end prejudice in their local communities.
Date: unknown
Creator: Scholastic Magazines, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speaking for America ... Harry Truman.

Description: Black and white photograph of Harry Truman on a blue background. Text box contains a quote celebrating freedom and tolerance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Scholastic Magazines, inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speaking for America ... Gene Autry.

Description: Black and white photograph of Gene Autry on a blue background. Text box contains a quote promoting tolerance of race, religion, and national origin.
Date: unknown
Creator: Scholastic Magazines, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speaking for America ... Frank Sinatra.

Description: Black and white photograph of Frank Sinatra on a blue background. Text box contains a quote promoting racial and religious tolerance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Scholastic Magazines, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speaking for America ... Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Description: Black and white photograph of Dwight Eisenhower on a blue background. Text box contains a quote celebrating the variety of races and religions in America.
Date: unknown
Creator: Scholastic Magazines, inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speaking for America ... Judy Garland.

Description: Black and white photograph of Judy Garland on a blue background. Text box contains a quote celebrating diversity in America.
Date: unknown
Creator: Scholastic Magazines, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speaking for America ... Bob Hope.

Description: Black and white photograph of Bob Hope on a blue background. Text box contains quote promoting tolerance of race, religion, and ancestry.
Date: unknown
Creator: Scholastic Magazines, inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Starve the Squander Bug : buy more war bonds.

Description: Long, narrow poster formed as a banner. At each end of the banner is a red area with green circle, in front of which is an image of the "Squander Bug" eating money. Text in black and green on gray center section.
Date: 1943
Creator: Seuss, Dr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Make your own declaration of war : buy war bonds.

Description: Poster in black & white and red tones. A soldier stands next to a facsimile of a declaration of war against Japan. He holds his rifle with bayonet with one hand and points at the viewer with the other. The declaration of war is signed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Sam Rayburn, and H.A. Wallace.
Date: unknown
Creator: Victory Display Committee.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

26 job opportunities in the United States Army Air Forces.

Description: Folded brochure containing panels which can be folded out and used as posters. One side has photographs depicting 26 Army Air Force jobs. Another side has photographs of different types of military airplanes and depicts the jobs associated with flying and maintaining a B-17 airplane. On the reverse side are job descriptions and requirements.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Federal Security Agency.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Army is counting on you for more metal.

Description: A group of weary soldiers covered in dirt. Profuse sweat can be seen on the face of the soldier in front.
Date: 1943
Creator: Keppler, Victor
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Take the wheel : --steer a course for future success while serving your country in the United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Description: The upper half of the poster shows a painting of a large U.S. battleship, with additional ships seen in the background. In the lower half of the poster, to the left of the poster caption, is a small image of a naval officer looking through a porthole with binoculars and a sailor in a white uniform steering the ship.
Date: 1941
Creator: Murphey, Matt.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The United Nations : for peace and world progress.

Description: The top and bottom of the poster are blue. In the top portion is the title; in the middle portion is a chart of the organization of the United Nations; the bottom section has drawings and text explaining some of the UN's goals.
Date: 1946
Creator: United States. Dept. of State.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Art education in "schools at war" : school art sells bonds -- builds victory.

Description: The poster is a collage of several black and white images that surround a central image. The central image around which all of these vignettes are arranged depicts an heraldic shield that has five red stars on a black stripe. The image below this shield is of the Concord Minute Man statue.
Date: 1943
Creator: Longyear, William Levwyn, 1899-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.

Description: A series of four equally sized wood prints of historic scenes separated by dotted lines. The colors are teal and orange.
Date: 1942
Creator: Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

He eats a ton a year : your farm can help.

Description: 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.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture. War Boards.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Enemy ears are listening.

Description: 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.
Date: 1942
Creator: Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department