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Now_for college men_a new officer's training plan : new deferred service plan allows you to continue your education.

Description: Black & white poster, mostly text. At the top is a photograph of a U.S. Army airplane flying amongst snow-covered mountains. Several paragraphs of text describe enlistment options and benefits of enlistment. In the lower left corner is a photograph of three aviators wearing bomber jackets and examining a large map or chart.
Date: unknown
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Don't let that shadow touch them : buy war bonds.

Description: Three children with toys and a flag, on a lawn scattered with small white flowers, are surrounded by the shadow of a swastika. One boy holds a toy military airplane. Another boy wears a paper hat and holds a flag on a makeshift pole. The girl is seated and holds a doll.
Date: 1942
Creator: Smith, Lawrence Beall, 1909-
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

Let 'em have it : buy extra bonds.

Description: Color image of a soldier preparing to throw a hand grenade. He wears a helmet and his sleeves are rolled up. Smoke and barbed wire can be seen in the background. On the left side of the poster is a red, white, and blue shield logo which reads: "We bought extra war bonds, 4th War Loan".
Date: 1943
Creator: Perlin, Bernard, 1918-
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

Let 'em have it : buy extra bonds.

Description: Color image of a soldier preparing to throw a hand grenade. He wears a helmet and his sleeves are rolled up. Smoke and barbed wire can be seen in the background. On the left side of the poster is a red, white, and blue shield logo which reads: "We bought extra war bonds, 4th War Loan".
Date: 1943
Creator: Perlin, Bernard, 1918-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ours -- to fight for : freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, freedom from fear.

Description: A large color poster of four Norman Rockwell paintings that depict four American freedoms. In clockwise order, top to bottom, the images are: a man standing up to speak at a town meeting; people of different faiths praying together; a large Thanksgiving feast; and a couple tucking two small children into bed.
Date: 1943
Creator: Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Your war bonds are a stake in the future.

Description: Painting of an engraved stone plaque affixed to an outer red brick wall of a building. The plaque has an eagle/shield at the top and the text engraved below it. A U.S. flag wrapped around its pole leans toward the plaque in the foreground.
Date: 1943
Creator: Saalburg, Allen Russell, 1899-1987.
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