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And they thought we couldn't fight : Victory Liberty Loan.
Color illustration of a wounded yet smiling soldier. His uniform sleeves are tattered, and he is bloodied and bandaged; he wears a helmet and carries three enemy helmets in his hands, in addition to his rifle. A barbed wire fence and the ruins of a building can be seen in the background.
Americans all! : Victory Liberty Loan.
Painting of a woman in a yellow gown, with left arm raised holding a laurel wreath. With her right hand she grasps a large U.S. flag which is hanging behind her.
Be patriotic : sign your country's pledge to save the food.
Color poster of a woman with her hands extended toward the viewer. She is wearing an dress that appears to be made from a draped U.S. flag, and a cap of a stars-and-stripes motif.
Buy Liberty Bonds.
Color poster with picture frame drawn as border. Profile of a bust of Abraham Lincoln is in center.
Buy bonds : Third Liberty Loan
Window decal advertising the Third Liberty Loan.
Remember! the flag of liberty, support it! : buy U.S. government bonds, 3rd. Liberty Loan.
A group of people stand in front of the American flag. A ship is in the background.
Building for health : Bureau of Social Education, Y.W.C.A.
Color poster of a woman holding an infant. The woman has dark hair worn in a bun, and wears a long yellow dress. In the background is a blue inverted triangle (YWCA symbol) with a caduceus (medical symbol) and book.
Wear your honor button, 4th Liberty Loan bonds
Poster showing the 4th Liberty Loan button, featuring the red bordered flag with four vertical blue stripes.
Your war savings pledge : Our boys make good their pledge--Are you keeping yours?
Poster showing Uncle Sam with a soldier and a man purchasing War Savings Stamps.
Keep him free, buy war savings stamps issued by the United States Treasury Dept.
American eagle with war planes taking off from its nest.
Honor roll, the following patriotic men and women in this organization have invested in the Victory Liberty Loan
Poster showing a flag of blue "V" on white field with a wide red border, and spaces numbered 1 to 100 for listing bond purchasers.
Beat back the Hun with Liberty Bonds
Poster depicts a German solider with blood-stained fingers and bayonet.
Help our town win this flag, 4th Liberty Loan honor roll of subscribers
Poster showing flag of four vertical blue stripes on a white ground with a wide red border, with spaces below numbered 1 to 100 to record names of bond purchasers.
He can win! : the Federal Board provides training : consult the local Red Cross Home Service Section.
Color poster of a soldier in uniform, sitting at a desk holding a pipe in one hand and a pencil in his other hand. On the desk are drafting tools, an ink pot, and a paper with drawings. A large Red Cross symbol appears in the top right corner of the picture. (There is a large white spot on the soldier's forehead; Library of Congress catalog describes him as "injured".)
Pershing's crusaders.
In the foreground is an image of General Pershing on horseback, leading his troops. Two soldiers behind him hold flags: a U.S. flag and a red flag with a gold emblem. Hovering in the background is a hazy image of medieval crusaders on white horses, carrying heart-shaped shields with cross images on them.
Fight, let's go! : join the Navy.
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.
Cardinal Mercier has appealed to the Food Administration for more food for starving millions.
A color image of Cardinal Mercier's head and shoulders is centered on the top half of the poster. He has gray hair and blue eyes, and wears a red garment with a white collar. The bottom half of the poster is all text.
Defend American freedom: it's everybody's job.
Uncle Sam has removed his top hat and is putting on a workman's cap. His jacket is draped over his left shoulder and he is wearing striped overalls over a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up. Along the bottom of the poster is the silhouette of an industrial landscape.
Buy war savings bonds : beat the promise!
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.
Can you qualify as an aviation cadet? : here are the requirements : keep 'em flying!
Chart of requirements for becoming an air cadet. At the bottom center below the chart is a black and white photograph of a group of men wearing flight suits, parachutist's helmets, goggles, and parachute packs. The background is a blue graphic design of airplanes.
Eat more corn, oats and rye products-- ... : eat less wheat, meat, sugar and fats, to save for the Army and our allies.
Color poster depicts a variety of foods on a table: a whole fish on a plate, a bowl of fruit, vegetables, a basket of corn, poultry, and a loaf of bread. The table is brown and the poster background is green.
1778-1783. America owes France the most unalterable gratitude : 1917- -- . French Comrade your children shall be as our children.
Black and white drawing of a soldier saluting the grave of another soldier. A weeping boy and a girl kneeling in prayer are at his sides. In the sky to the upper right there is a faint drawing of a row of soldiers standing guard and a commander on horseback.
2me Emprunt de la Défense Nationale : en avant, armée de l'épargne, c'est pour la patrie.
A crowd of people hands money to a woman draped in a blue, white, and red French flag and wearing a helmet. The woman stands in front of a winged statue of liberty ("La Marseillaise"). The stairs around her are littered with bills, coins, and money bags. A small cherub figure in a helmet sits near the woman's feet.
War rages in France : we must feed them.
Black & white print. A large crowd of people of all ages walk or ride in carts on a cobble street. Behind them is a ruined building.
Why is it necessary to eat less meat and less wheat bread?
All-lettered poster has a two-column article with lengthy text, explaining the need to conserve meat, wheat, fats, sugar, and coal.
"Good bye, Dad, I'm off to fight for Old Glory, you buy U.S. gov't bonds" : Third Liberty Loan.
Color illustration of a young man, in uniform holding a rifle, shaking the hand of an elderly man with white hair and beard wearing matching gray pants and vest and a white shirt with a bow tie. There is a landscape of farms in the distance. There is a blue border around the picture.
Halt the Hun! : buy U.S. government bonds, Third Liberty Loan.
Drawing of an Allied Forces soldier pushing a German soldier away from a frightened woman who is holding a small child in her lap. The German soldier has blood on his hands. Red flames rise from the ground in the background.
Keep it coming ... : waste nothing.
Color poster shows a convoy of green food-supply trucks driving through snow. A soldier in a long coat and helmet appears to be directing the trucks. In the lower left corner is the seal of the U.S. Food Administration.
My daddy bought me a government bond of the Third Liberty Loan, did yours?
A smiling young blonde girl in a white dress and red hair bow clutches a government bond.
Over the top for you : buy U.S. gov't bonds, Third Liberty Loan.
A soldier in a combat uniform and helmet appears to be climbing a hill while grasping a large U.S. flag on a pole. His mouth is open as if he is shouting.
I summon you to the comradeship : answer the Red Cross Christmas Roll Call for Universal Membership.
Portrait drawing of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson in black and white. Large Red Cross symbol at lower left area. Signature of Woodrow Wilson appears in lower right area between the text captions.
Sure! We'll finish the job : Victory Liberty Loan.
A smiling man wearing a hat and overalls stands. He wears an indigo shirt, sleeves rolled up and showing the cuff of a red undershirt. On his overalls are pinned four buttons depicting patriotic symbols of the United States.
Students ... set the pace ... unanimous [giving] for universal service : clear over the first day.
All-lettered poster promoting a funding drive by the United War Work Campaign. Blue text on white paper.
Share in the victory : save for your country, save for yourself : buy war savings stamps.
Color poster with turquoise blue background. A female figure dressed in a flowing ivory gown holds a sword in one hand and a palm branch in the other. She has wings and wears a laurel wreath around her head.
V : invest.
Red poster with blue and white border. In the center is a large blue "V" and below that is the word "INVEST" in white.
Ring it again : buy U.S. gov't bonds : Third Liberty Loan.
A crowd of American colonial-era people point at the Liberty Bell ringing out from the tower of Philadelphia's Independence Hall. In the upper left area of the poster is a large close-up picture of the Liberty Bell.
Food will win the war : you came here seeking freedom, you must now help to preserve it : wheat is needed for the Allies, waste nothing.
Color poster of people standing on a boat or shoreline near the sea. They appear to be European immigrants. In the foreground, a man appears to be pleading with a woman holding a basket of food. In the background can be seen part of a large ship, the Statue of Liberty, and a rainbow stretching across the New York skyline. A man waves his cap in that direction.
Feed a fighter : eat only what you need-- waste nothing-- that he and his family may have enough.
Charcoal drawing of a soldier sitting in a trench, drinking out of a cup. Other soldiers can be seen in the background. At the top right corner of the poster is the round seal of the U.S. Food Administration (shield with flag motif surrounded by wheat stalks).
Fight or buy bonds : Third Liberty Loan.
Color poster depicts a woman dressed in a white gown and holding a U.S. flag in the air. Troops march in the background, also carrying a U.S. flag.
Military courtesy.
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.
Wood shelters our planes : the Army & Navy need 156,000,000 board feet a year for hangars.
Scene of men building a hangar. In the foreground are several stacks of lumber. Two Army airplanes fly overhead.
Wood follows the flag.
A series of red-tinted photographs depict the use of wood for war purposes. Each photo has a caption describing how the wood is being used.
A blow to the Axis, more lumber for the Army.
A shirtless man uses an axe to chop down a tree. He wears a hat and blue jeans, with a red bandana in his back pocket.
Something money can't buy-- : your campaign ribbons.
A man and woman stand in front of a wall poster showing military service ribbons. They each wear civilian service ribbons. A color inset in the foreground shows each civilian service award ribbon in detail.
Back 'em up with more metal.
Color poster of two army soldiers in camouflage, holding rifles, crawling on their bellies on the grass at night.
Lumber goes to war : more lumber means victory sooner : keep it coming.
Comic-book style drawings with captions illustrate how lumber is used in war: for floating dry docks for ship repair, Army gliders, train boxcars, and airplane propellers. Black drawings on blue paper.
"Lumber production is falling behind our war needs. To save American soldiers' lives, we must provide the lumber our armed forces need--now!"
Poster shows four different black and white photos depicting the process of building a PT (patrol torpedo) boat; from cutting down a tree, through construction, up to the finished product. The quote appears in the middle, with a red border around it.
Your metal in action.
A series of blue-tinted photographs with captions depicts the use of metal for war weapons and ships.
Give us lumber for more PT's.
Color image of war ships at sea. In the foreground is a boat with "PT 34" painted on it, shining a light and speeding forward. In the background, a ship is sinking as explosive flames rise from it. Other ships and flames can be seen in the distance on the left.
The knockout blow starts here : fellow soldiers.
A series of black & white photographs showing the manufacture of war supplies, their use in the battlefield, and the appreciation of the armed forces for the factory workers. Includes a graphic image of a bomb hitting a swastika.