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Don't be a bottleneck : beat the promise.

Description: Color poster shows an illustration of a green wine bottle dressed in overalls, necktie, gloves, and shoes. He holds a wrench in his right hand. His face is depicted on the cork of the bottle. His white gloves have red stars on them.
Date: [1942]
Creator: RCA Manufacturing Company, inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bonds or bondage : everybody--every pay day 10%.

Description: Image of a man in cap and overalls, with outstretched arms and legs. In one hand he holds a U.S. flag; his other hand and leg are chained to a swastika-inscribed ball. One side of his face smiles; the other side is weary. The poster background is also split in two halves: On the left is a landscape of farm lands, industrial smoke stacks, and skyscrapers; on the right is a dark barren landscape.
Date: 1941/1942?
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

"The stuff our soldiers need is comin'-- but fast! We're workin' like hell to give them everything they need to beat the livin' daylights out of those _ _ _ _!" : produce for victory!

Description: A gray- or blond-haired man, possibly a miner, looks directly at the viewer. He wears a hardhat with a lamp on it, a brown leather jacket, and appears to have soot on his face.
Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

United we stand.

Description: Banner with U.S. Seal at each end, within red squares. The central portion of the banner is white with the text "United We Stand" in red.
Date: 1941
Creator: United States. Office for Emergency Management. Division of Information.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Don't get hurt : it may cost his life.

Description: Color poster shows a man with his arm in a cast and a sling. He wears overalls and a work shirt. At the bottom of the poster is an image of a fallen soldier lying in the sand. U.S. Army Safety Program seal appears at lower right corner of picture.
Date: 1943
Creator: Keppler, Victor
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

"This is everybody's war. The enemy has made it so. May you never know what it means to be a refugee -- to be hungry -- to be homeless. Be sure this never happens to you!" : produce for victory!

Description: Poster shows a photo of a mother holding a child with two small children walking beside her through a war torn area with damaged buildings in the background.
Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Don't let him stick his nose in your business.

Description: Black and white cartoon. The cartoon character is a mosquito, smiling in a sinister manner and showing fangs. He has a long sharp nose and he is rubbing his hands together. There is a sunburst of white around him and the rest of the poster is black.
Date: 1943
Creator: Nolan, Jack.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Unlock the door-- quick!

Description: Black and white cartoon of a soldier and a miner standing in front of a wooden door with an oversized padlock on it. The padlock represents a shortage of metal for military equipment which is locked behind the doors. The miner holds a large key labeled "More Ore". The soldier tells him that only he can unlock the doors.
Date: 1942
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Your ore packs a punch!

Description: Two miners listen to the radio. One miner rests his helmet on top of the radio. He rejoices as the radio announces a successful attack by U.S. tanks against the Nazi forces.
Date: 1943
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

"Keep that lumber coming!"

Description: Soldiers carry a beam of wood down to a river where a bridge is being built. The soldier on the right side of the picture is looking back and shouting toward the viewer. In the background is tropical scenery, an explosion, and artillery.
Date: 1943
Creator: Winslow, Earle, 1884-1969.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An open letter to the unconquerable Greeks.

Description: A poem by Joseph Auslander praises the Greeks for defying the enemies in World War II. The text of the poem is framed by an illustration depicting a group of Greek people, some in tattered clothing, some injured or dying, among ancient ruins. Behind them, on the right, is the Parthenon.
Date: 1943
Creator: Riggs, Robert, 1896-1970. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A menace we must beat! "We need your metal to help fight the U-boat!"

Description: Black and white drawing. In the distance, a boat or ship is sinking, with smoke rising from it. In the foreground is a periscope rising from the water. A Nazi symbol can be seen under the surface of the water below it. Nearby, an apparently wounded man floats on a piece of debris on the water. At the upper right is a portrait of Admiral Nimitz and the quoted caption.
Date: 1943
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Make his nightmare come true!

Description: Charcoal caricature drawing of a sleeping Hideki Tojo, apparently having a nightmare. In his thoughts, an airplane, a missle, and a tank are coming toward him, and a miner stares down at him, saying, "Now we're gonna mine and smelt still more metal for tanks an' ships an' guns".
Date: 1943
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Industry -- the arsenal of democracy.

Description: Small poster with large color image and small black & white inset image. The large color picture shows an urban skyline with smokestacks and a large amount of smoke in the air above. Out of this smoke appears a large image of a soldier playing a bugle and the U.S. flag flying behind him. The small inset is a black & white illustration of a crowd of people walking. Leading the crowd are two men in suits and a woman in a dress.
Date: 1942?
Creator: Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

So he can fight!

Description: On the left side of poster is a large, orange, image of a combat soldier carrying a rifle. In much smaller scale in the foreground is a gray image of the back of a WAAC, waving at the soldier. In the center of the poster is text describing the contributions of women in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. On the right side and bottom center are black & white photographs showing WAAC's performing various tasks. In the lower right corner is an unsigned cartoon showing a line of combat soldiers fording a river with their rifles held over their heads. The last soldier in line is a WAAC carrying her typewriter over her head.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Army Service Forces. Special Service Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department