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Be a cadet nurse : the girl with a future.

Description: Color poster of two women in cadet nurse uniforms (probably two views of the same woman). The woman on the left wears a military-style uniform with blue jacket and cap. The woman on the right wears a white nurse's uniform with a nurse's cap. Both women are wearing cadet nurse shoulder patches and caduceus (medical symbol) pins.
Date: 1944
Creator: Whitcomb, Jon.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Because somebody talked!

Description: Color poster shows a sad cocker spaniel with its head resting on sailor's collar on back of a blue chair. On the wall behind the chair hangs a "Gold Star" service flag with a red border, white center and yellow star in the middle. A gold star on a service flag signifies a family member who has died in war.
Date: 1944
Creator: Heyman, Wesley
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Because somebody talked!

Description: Color poster shows a sad cocker spaniel with its head resting on sailor's collar on back of a blue chair. On the wall behind the chair hangs a "Gold Star" service flag with a red border, white center, and yellow star in the middle. A gold star on a service flag signifies a family member who has died in war.
Date: 1944
Creator: Heyman, Wesley
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

College women in the WAC.

Description: Poster of three photographs with text descriptions, each showing three young women (seniors from the Vassar College Class of 1944) involved in various Women's Army Corps recruitment activities: trying on a WAC hat, signing up for WAC, and pledging the oath of enlistment. The young women wear cardigan sweaters, skirts, and loafers. Older women in WAC uniforms appear in two of the photographs. The three students who appear in the photos are: Marjorie Maddox, Maud Banks, and Joan Trumbull. The two servicewomen are: Private First Class Gladys A. Francis, Major Lucille Van Bolt, and Second Lieutenant Elizabeth M. Whitmore.
Date: [1944]
Creator: United States. Army. Women's Army Corps.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Every child needs a good school lunch : the War Food Administration will help your community start a school lunch program.

Description: Color poster shows a graphic image of a boy and girl playing baseball. A school house can be seen in the background. In the foreground is superimposed a black & white photograph of a boy eating at a table. He has a plate of cooked food, a glass of milk, and fruit. He wears overalls and a striped shirt.
Date: 1944
Creator: Johnson.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire away! : buy extra bonds.

Description: Color poster of two sailors on a Navy ship at sea. One sailor is using a search light and the other is looking through binoculars. The sailors wear blue jackets and knitted "watch caps". A U.S. flag can be seen on the ship deck below.
Date: 1944
Creator: Schreiber, Georges, 1904-1977.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

For work, for play, 3 "squares" a day : eat the Basic 7 way.

Description: A series of silhouette images against blue, red, and yellow backgrounds: man using industrial machine, woman washing, boy hoeing; man with fishing pole, woman with tennis racket, boy with baseball bat; man seated eating at table, woman standing and handing steaming dish to boy seated at table.
Date: 1944
Creator: Jung, Ted.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Have you really tried to save gas by getting into a car club?

Description: Close-up of a soldier's face. He wears a helmet which is unstrapped. A white bandage can be seen on his forehead under the helmet. Blood drips down the side of his face from the bandage to his jaw.
Date: 1944
Creator: Von Schmidt, Harold, 1893-1982.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Keep the home front pledge : pay no more than ceiling prices, pay your points in full.

Description: Color poster promoting compliance with food conservation and price control programs. A young blond woman in an apron raises her hand to take a pledge. By her shoulder is a small inset box featuring a graphic image of a hand carrying a food basket, with the slogan, "Food Fights for Freedom". Additional captions contained in this inset are "Produce and Conserve" and "Share and Play Square".
Date: 1944
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Next! : 6th War Loan.

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Palau's fall would weaken Japs.

Description: Black & white map of the southern Pacific Ocean, showing the north of Australia, parts of China, Korea, and French-Indo-China, New Guinea, the Philippines, Japan, and several small islands. An inset text box in the lower left corner titled "Pacific Progress" describes the completed and future goals of the U.S. armed forces toward defeating Japan. In the upper right corner is an inset map of Palau.
Date: 1944
Creator: O'Donohoe, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Protect his future : buy and keep war bonds.

Description: Color poster shows a young, smiling boy being lifted in the air holding on to a man's hands. The boy has blond hair and is wearing red overalls and a white t-shirt.
Date: 1944
Creator: Nichols, Ruth Alexander.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

The sky's the limit! : keep buying war bonds.

Description: Color poster of a female mechanic and two male mechanics maintaining or building an airplane. Other military airplanes can be seen on the ground in the background. A "6th War Loan" seal in the upper right corner of the poster depicts a bomb about to strike a Japanese flag.
Date: 1944
Creator: Allen, Courtney, 1896-1969.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department