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Use it up--wear it out--make it do! : our labor and our goods are fighting.

Description: A man and a woman are outside on the lawn. The man bends over to oil a lawnmower while the woman, kneeling, hand-sews a patch on the back of the pants he wears. A basket full of sewing supplies is on the grass next to the woman. The man wears a red shirt, blue pants, and saddle shoes. The woman wears a bright yellow dress and brown high-heeled shoes.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information.

Homemaker's war guide.

Description: Chart with columns providing illustrated suggestions for supporting the war effort. Colors used are red, blue, black/gray and white. Topics include conserving, storing, and reusing food, textiles, rubber, and metals, and instructions for taking protective measures in case of attack, and for participating in wartime community organizations. Centered at top of the poster is a graphic image representing women in various work and military uniforms, standing with airplanes, ambulances, a car, and a tank. The "homemaker" is highlighted at center and is represented wearing an apron, holding a saucepan, standing inside a red house.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.

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.