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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.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

All the ear-marks of a sneaky Jap! : don't discuss your job!

Description: Black & white cartoon drawing of two men talking. One hushes the other, while pointing upward at a drawing of a human ear centered on a Japanese flag design. In the background is a large ship and a factory. Two flags fly over the factory: One with an "E" on it, and another with "RCA" on it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alexander.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Full speed ahead! : produce for your Navy, victory begins at home!

Description: Color poster of a smaller boat attacking a large ship that flies the Japanese flag. This is a night scene. The ship has spotlights on and there is an explosion near the ship. In lower right corner of the painting there is a light blue rectangle of text superimposed over the painting with the title "U.S. NAVY DISPATCH" and a quote.
Date: unknown
Creator: Whitcomb, Jon.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Keep 'em flying.

Description: Black and white poster describes the qualifications and pay for U.S. Army Air Corps positions. In a black & white photograph below the text, a large group of Flying Cadets in flight suits walks toward the viewer.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Keep punching-- in the battle of production : beat your promise!

Description: Black & white cartoon depicts two boxers in the midst of fighting. The boxer on the left is a stereotypical caricature of a Japanese man. He holds a sword labeled "Remember Pearl Harbor". The boxer on the right represents "You & I", according to a sign behind him. He is Caucasian with dark curly hair. His gloves are labeled, "All-Out Production" and "No Waste" and he punches the Japanese fighter.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alexander.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Keep your Red Cross at his side : give!

Description: Image of a soldier in a helmet. Green foliage is seen in the background. A large Red Cross symbol appears in the lower right area of the poster.
Date: [c. 1945]
Creator: Whitman.
Item Type: Poster
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.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

Metal makes might! : keep it coming!

Description: Navy and white poster has blue background with text at the top. There are six blue and white pictures in two rows of three depicting metal in use. Each picture has a caption at the bottom and a white border.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

More copper-zinc-lead-- quick!

Description: A soldier holding a rifle talks to a miner holding a drilling tool. The soldier is gesturing behind him toward the ruins of a town, saying, "Give us metal so it won't happen here".
Date: unknown
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An open letter to the unconquerable Czechoslovaks.

Description: A poem praising the Czechoslovakians for defying the Nazis in World War II. Framing the poem is a painting showing the white, red, and blue flag of Czechoslovakia, with a man's face depicted in the left side of the flag in a blue triangle. An image of the double-tailed lion from the Czech heraldic emblem is superimposed over the flag on the right side. A war zone appears along the lower edge below the poem.
Date: unknown
Creator: Saalburg, Allen Russell, 1899-1987. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An open letter to the unconquerable Dutch.

Description: A poem praising the Dutch for defying the Nazis in World War II. The poem is framed by a painting of a tattered Dutch flag, in front of which are two hands bound with broken chains. Behind the flag is a Dutch landscape, including windmills and the ocean, depicted as a war zone.
Date: unknown
Creator: Atherton, John, 1900-1952. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An open letter to the unconquerable Norwegians.

Description: A poem praising the Norwegians for defying the Nazis in World War II. The text of the poem is framed by a painting depicting a blond-haired man, woman and child. The man wears overalls and the woman and child wear kerchiefs on their heads. The man is holding a pitchfork. In the background are a haystack and a traditional Norwegian loft house.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dohanos, Stevan, 1907-1994. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An open letter to the unconquerable Poles.

Description: A poem praising the Poles for defying the Nazis in World War II. The text of the poem is framed by a painting depicting a man and woman surrounded by rubble and looking toward the sky. A tattered Polish flag lies among the ruins. In the distance, a burst of sunlight breaks through dark clouds.
Date: unknown
Creator: Henry, Everett. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A real partnership : He says, “Dear Dad--you’re getting the metal out. I’m dishing it out. We’re quite a team!”

Description: Black and white drawing of a man and woman sitting in chairs at home. The man holds a pipe and reads a letter, and the woman is knitting. A cat sits at her feet, gazing at the man. A miner's helmet hangs on the wall behind the man's chair. In the upper left is a drawing of a soldier in the field, writing a letter.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Army.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rumors cost us lives.

Description: Green-tinted illustration of a man wearing a suit and derby hat, with a cigarette in his mouth. He is leaning forward and holding his hand next to his face as if to whisper or hear a rumor. Printed phrases surround the picture: "Listen. . . Someone Told Me. . . And I Saw. . . I Hear That. . . Do You Know. . . I Know That. . . ". Superimposed on the picture is a fragment of a newspaper article with the headline, "U-BOAT CAPTAIN KILLS 22 SAILORS, Laughs as He Torpedoes Lifeboat Leaving Doomed Vessel." The background of the poster is red.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sacrifice : the privilege of free men.

Description: Leaning out of a window, a soldier embraces a brown-haired woman. On his back he carries a helmet, weapons, and backpack.
Date: unknown
Creator: Schattenstein, Nikol, 1877-1954.
Item Type: Poster
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.
Item Type: Poster
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.
Item Type: Poster
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.
Item Type: Poster
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.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department