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Description: Large head of a helmeted soldier grimaces at an aerial image of the island nation of Japan. At left is an inset graphic of a blue bomb falling on the Japanese flag.
Date: 1944
Creator: Bingham, James.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Catafighters.

Description: A series of 5 cm. boxes with drawings and captions below in rows of 4 across and 6 down. Drawings are comic book style with text explanations written below each box. The banner at the top has "RN" and "RAF" printed on either side of the title. Poster has red, black, and blue printing on white background.
Date: unknown
Creator: British Information Services.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The United Nations fight for freedom.

Description: Poster depicts an etching of the Statue of Liberty on a black background on the left side of the poster. On the right there are pictures of flags of 30 countries. Poster has black background with white text at the top of the page and a white border all around.
Date: 1942
Creator: Broder, S.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The United Nations fight for freedom.

Description: Poster depicts an etching of the Statue of Liberty on a black background on the left side of the poster. On the right there are pictures of flags of 30 countries. Poster has black background with white text at the top of the page and a white border all around.
Date: 1942
Creator: Broder, S. & United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Going our way? : be a Victory Farm Volunteer of the U.S. Crop Corps.

Description: Color poster shows an adolescent boy and girl. Both are smiling and neatly dressed. The boy carries farm tools. He has red hair and freckles and wears a windowpane-plaid blue shirt. The girl's blond hair is coiffed and she wears a red dress or blouse. A "Craftsman" brand name mark can be seen on the pitchfork carried by the boy.
Date: 1945
Creator: Bruehl, Anton, 1900-1982.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Y.W.C.A. war work centers in the United States.

Description: Eastern half map of the U.S. with locations of "white" and "colored" hostess houses, Girls' Clubs, emergency housing for girls, city associations and International Institute for Young Women Y.W.C.A.
Date: unknown
Creator: C.S. Hammond & Company.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Military courtesy.

Description: Uniforms and insignia for the armed forces of the United States, U.S.S.R., France, Poland, China, and the British Empire are illustrated. Additional text describes the salutes and forms of address used by each country's military.
Date: 1943
Creator: CGS
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

America's answer! : production.

Description: Drawing of a gloved hand holding a gray wrench, turning the "o" in the word "production" which is shaped like a bolt.
Date: 1942
Creator: Carlu, Jean.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aircraft insignia.

Description: Twenty different types of airplanes fly across the scene, each with distinct markings. The main background is of clouds in the sky. The border is comprised of insignia of aircraft from 47 countries.
Date: 1943
Creator: Coggins, Jack
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

They've got the guts : back 'em up with more metal.

Description: Color image of two soldiers in combat uniforms. One is shooting a military rifle and the other has just landed next to him by parachute. Additional parachutes can be seen in the distance.
Date: 1943
Creator: Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Victory-- now you can invest in it! : Victory Loan.

Description: An eagle with its wings extended stands on a stack of bond bills. Stars and red, white, and blue colors are in the background.
Date: 1945
Creator: Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

And we talk about sacrifice : buy war bonds.

Description: Picture of a woman weeping. Her face looks haggard, and she wears a red kerchief on her head. In the background, smoke rises from ruins.
Date: 1943
Creator: Couillard, R.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

And we talk about sacrifice : buy war bonds.

Description: Color image of a woman weeping. Her face looks haggard, and she wears a red kerchief on her head. In the background, smoke rises from ruins.
Date: 1943
Creator: Couillard, R.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

John Paul Jones said, 'I have not yet begun to fight' : fight with war stamps & bonds.

Description: 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.
Date: 1942
Creator: Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974.
Item Type: Poster
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.
Item Type: Poster
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.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A battery of Britain's giant coastal-defence guns mounted on railway trucks.

Description: Poster is a color drawing of a large military gun mounted on a train truck. The gun is being fired, and similar guns are seen firing in the distance. Small figures of soldiers can be seen covering their ears. The background is a brightly colored yellow and orange sky.
Date: unknown
Creator: Davies, Roland.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fill it! : help harvest war crops.

Description: Color poster. In the foreground, a large empty harvesting basket is held out by two hands. In the background, men and women in straw hats harvest crops by hand in a field. A barn and farmhouse can be seen in the distance. At the lower right corner of the poster is the Crops Corps logo: a large blue "C' surrounding a red wheat sheaf.
Date: 1945
Creator: Dohanos, Stevan, 1907-1994.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department