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Von der Grenze bis vor Warschau

Description: Photographs and descriptions of the campaign in Poland and the east, featuring Hitler's role as commander and planner. A propaganda work glorifying Hitler and the German soldiers.
Date: 1939
Creator: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Weisbuch und Führerkundgebungen

Description: Photographs and descriptions of the campaign in Poland and the east, featuring Hitler's role as commander and planner. A propaganda work glorifying Hitler and the German soldiers.
Date: 1939
Creator: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Wings over America : Air Corps, U.S. Army.

Description: Color image of four U.S. Army airplanes in flight and a large bald eagle in flight among the planes. The eagle has the same star symbol of the Army Air Force on the underside of its wings as is on the airplane wings.
Date: 1939
Creator: Woodburn, Tom B.
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

U.S. Army : guardian of the colors.

Description: Color image of four soldiers in army uniforms and helmets. Two in center hold flags (one U.S. flag and one with eagle crest). Two outside soldiers hold rifles.
Date: [1940]
Creator: Woodburn, Tom B.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

U.S. Army : guardian of the colors.

Description: Color image of four soldiers in army uniforms and helmets. Two in center hold flags (one U.S. flag and one with eagle crest). Two outside soldiers hold rifles.
Date: [1940]
Creator: Woodburn, Tom B.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Theory of ballooning.

Description: A general guide to piloting a free balloon.
Date: April 25, 1940
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grinding machines

Description: This report provides the definition of grinding and discusses different processes, types, and operations of grinding.
Date: November 26, 1940
Creator: United States. Army. Air Corps
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lathes

Description: A guide to the operation and maintenance of lathes for general shop work.
Date: November 29, 1940
Creator: United States. Army. Air Corps
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

America calling : take your place in civilian defense.

Description: Red and white text, with a civil defense insignia in the middle of the poster. Civil Defense insignia is a red "CD" in white triangle on a blue circle.
Date: 1941
Creator: Matter, Herbert, 1907-1984.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Buy war savings bonds : beat the promise!

Description: In the sky, a giant hand wearing a work glove puts dollar bills into a giant savings bond bill which is shaped like a funnel. The base of the funnel points toward a group of military tanks on the ground. Four airplanes fly in formation over the tanks.
Date: 1941?/1942?
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

During this emergency, serve your country in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Description: Poster is in red and blue against an off-white background. A sailor is welding a large piece of metal. He wears goggles and welding gloves and a sailor's cap. Centered on the lower border of the poster is a small picture of a ship at sea.
Date: [1941]
Creator: United States. Navy Dept. Bureau of Navigation.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fight, let's go! : join the Navy.

Description: A sailor in a Service Dress Blue uniform carries a large white sea bag on his shoulder. He appears to be boarding a ship. Planes fly in the sky above him, some in formation. A large ship can be seen in the background.
Date: 1941
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

"Keep 'em flying!"

Description: Small banner has a border along the top and bottom margins in a red, white, and blue "stars and stripes" design. In the middle is a slogan in blue: "Keep 'Em Flying!"
Date: 1941
Creator: United States. Army. Recruiting Service.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Keep 'em flying! : presented by the United States Army Recruiting Service.

Description: An optical illusion. From far away, the image looks like a portrait of Uncle Sam. A close-up view reveals a grouping of images depicting the war effort, including a soldier, a sailor, a pilot, a smelter worker, a scientist, a nurse, a farmer, factories with smokestacks, a battleship, the U.S. Capitol building, and U.S. flags. In the lower left corner is the text of a poem by Jack Childs.
Date: 1941
Creator: Beall, C. C. (Cecil Calvert), 1892-1967 & Childs, Jack
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Keep 'em rolling! [guns]

Description: Black & white photographs superimposed on a large U.S. flag design. In the blue area of the flag is a photograph of a man in a shirt and tie, who appears to be working on or using a gun sight. In the red striped areas of the flag are photographs of a group of soldiers operating a large artillery gun.
Date: 1941
Creator: Lionni, Leo, 1910-1999.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Keep 'em rolling! [planes]

Description: Black & white photographs superimposed on a U.S. flag design. In the blue area of the flag is a photograph of a mechanic working on an airplane propeller. In the striped area of the flag are photographs of U.S. Army airplanes flying.
Date: 1941
Creator: Lionni, Leo, 1910-1999.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Keep 'em rolling! [PT boats]

Description: Black & white photographs superimposed on a U.S. flag design. In the blue area of the flag is a photograph of a group of men wearing welding helmets and carrying lanterns on long cords over their shoulders. In the striped area of the flag are photographs of PT boats.
Date: 1941
Creator: Lionni, Leo, 1910-1999.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Keep 'em rolling! [tanks]

Description: Black & white photographs superimposed on a U.S. flag design. In the blue area of the flag is a photograph of a welder at work. In the striped area of the flag are photographs of a military tank with a soldier aiming a gun from the top of the tank.
Date: 1941
Creator: Lionni, Leo, 1910-1999.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department