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Don't be a bottleneck : beat the promise.
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.
Bonds or bondage : everybody--every pay day 10%.
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.
"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!
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.
"We did it then, we will do it again" : beat the promise.
This poster depicts an army of workers marching from "1919" to "1941" alluding to America's military intervention in the First World War and tracing that heritage to the Second World War. In the center is an image of a 1919 letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt, then Acting Secretary of the Navy, to Eldridge R. Johnson, President of Victor Talking Machine Company.
Wood joins the colors! : the Army & Navy need millions of board feet for barracks.
A soldier in uniform and helmet stands guard as wooden boards are lifted to a construction site where men are building barracks. Already-constructed barracks are seen in the background.
Making America strong : competitive companies co-operate to produce important instruments for military aircraft.
Black & white poster features comic-book style drawings of an industrial worker, managers, and buildings, and a large outline map of the U.S. containing additional text.
United we stand.
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.
Don't get hurt : it may cost his life.
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.
Maps are not true for all purposes.
Green, black, and white illustrations and text explain various map projections and how they are used on newsmaps.
WEFT is a system for aircraft recognition : wing, engine, fuselage, tail.
Chart describing the characteristics of various military aircrafts.
This man is your friend : Canadian : he fights for freedom.
Photograph of a smiling Canadian soldier in uniform and wearing a tam o'shanter.
This man is your friend : Chinese : he fights for freedom.
Photograph of a smiling Chinese soldier in uniform with cap.
"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!
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.
"Keep 'em rolling, pal. On the production line, we're fighters, too. We'll give 'em a beating they'll never forget." Produce for victory!
A working man smiles at the viewer. He has goggles on his forehead and is wearing a torn sweatshirt.
Don't let him stick his nose in your business.
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.
Night raider : use your net.
A small black & white poster which features a cartoon-like illustration of a mosquito flying in front of the moon at night.
Unlock the door-- quick!
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.
Your ore packs a punch!
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.
"Keep that lumber coming!"
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.
An open letter to the unconquerable Greeks.
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.
A menace we must beat! "We need your metal to help fight the U-boat!"
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.
Make his nightmare come true!
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".
This man is your friend : Australian : he fights for freedom.
Photograph of a smiling Australian soldier in uniform and wearing a slouch hat.
Industry -- the arsenal of democracy.
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.
So he can fight!
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.
Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the air begins on the ground.
Small color poster has a large color image with a small black & white inset image. The large main image is of an airport in the foreground and a city skyline in the background with smokestacks. Several military airplanes fly through the smoke-filled sky above. Out of the smoke appears a pilot in a flight suit, holding a large U.S. flag. Inset in the lower left corner is a black & white illustration of a man doing mechanical work. Below this image is the caption: "..it all depends on me!"
I need you on the job full time-- don't get hurt.
Color poster shows a close-up view of a soldier in a combat helmet, pointing a military gun or rifle toward the viewer. An explosion can be seen in the background.
Soil conservation is vital to you.
On the right is an aerial photo of farmland. Below the photo are three pamphlets about soil conservation, with a box reading "Many government pamphlets are available on request." On the left is the title and above the title a blank box with small letters reading, "Use this space to list your available reading material."
This man is your friend : Englishman : he fights for freedom.
Photograph of a smiling English soldier in uniform and helmet and carrying a rifle.
This man is your friend : Dutch sailor : he fights for freedom.
Photograph of a Dutch sailor in uniform and cap.
Save waste fats.
4 black, white, and gray cartoons. Each has a caption: Fat in frying pan: "Save waste fat and greases"; pouring waste fat through strainer: "Strain into clean can"; Can of fat in storage area: "keep in cool dark place"; woman handing can to butcher: "sell it to your meat dealer."
O'er the ramparts we watch : United States Army Air Forces.
A young man with dark hair stands in the clouds, holding a large rocket-shaped bomb. He wears a brown leather bomber jacket and a silver I.D. bracelet. Small images of military airplanes fly in the clouds below him.
An overcharge is the same as a pay cut : report overcharges to the OPA.
A coin with a pie-portion of its value removed, lies in an open hand.
We'll take care of the Rising Sun : you take care of rising prices ....
A G.I., with leaves on his helmet and gun strapped to his back, gives a "thumbs-up." A beach and palm trees are in the background.
China fights on.
A Chinese man in military uniform and cap looks toward the sky. Several tiny planes circle him. The planes and his cap bear the 12-pointed sun symbol of the Chinese forces. Near the right edge of the poster are four Chinese characters in red. The characters roughly translate as "Unite Against the Enemy and Rebuild Our Nation."
Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense of our liberty begins in the factory.
Small color poster with black & white inset image. In the foreground is a shipyard and an airport. In the background is a city skyline of factories with smokestacks. Out of the smoke and clouds and into the sky appears the Statue of Liberty. Her torch lights the sky overhead. In the bottom left corner is the inset image, a black & white illustration of a manager and worker shaking hands in the manager's office. Beneath this picture is the caption: "..it all depends on you and me!"
Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the field begins in the factory.
Small color poster with black & white inset image. The main image is a city skyline full of factories with numerous smokestacks. Out of the smoke in the sky appears a soldier in a combat uniform. Behind him is a field artillery scene. At the lower left corner of the poster is the inset image, an illustration of a man working at a smelter. Beneath this picture is a caption: "..it all depends on me!"
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.
Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense on the sea begins on the shore.
Small color poster with black & white inset image. In the foreground is a shipyard and docking area. In the background is a city skyline with several smokestacks emitting smoke. Out of the smoke appears a sailor steering at a ship's wheel. Behind him can be seen large ships. Airplanes fly in the sky above the sailor. In the lower left corner inset illustration, two workers work on a ship's propeller. Beneath this picture is a caption: "..it all depends on me!"
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.
Here's a war job for you : railroad workers urgently needed.
Five tracks of locomotives run side by side. One of the trains is transporting army tanks.
You and I put the squeeze on the Japanese! : beat the promise.
Graphic color image against a red background. Two miniature workers labeled "You" and "I" squeeze a caricatured Japanese officer in a large mechanical press.
Keep your [trap] shut! : don't give the rats any information!
Picture of a mouse trap that has sprung and caught a scrap of newspaper, which says "Crew Claims U-Boat Knew of Ship's Sailing." In the lower right corner are three small caricatures of Hideki Tojo, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini, who are referred to as "the rats."
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.
World news of the week, Monday, Dec. 30, 1940, volume 3, no. 17.
Illustrated color map with textual news highlights for the week of December 20 to December 26, 1940.
Take the wheel : --steer a course for future success while serving your country in the United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve.
The upper half of the poster shows a painting of a large U.S. battleship, with additional ships seen in the background. In the lower half of the poster, to the left of the poster caption, is a small image of a naval officer looking through a porthole with binoculars and a sailor in a white uniform steering the ship.
"Every rivet we drive -- every bolt we turn -- every ounce we sweat, brings victory a little closer. Breaking production records is the American way of doing things!" : produce for victory!
An older and tired looking factory worker appears determined to contribute to the war effort. He wears a brown cap with a slogan button pinned on it.
"--and God bless daddy and all the American workers who are doing so much to protect freedom and make this a better world for us to live in." Produce for victory!
A girl looks outward toward the viewer. Her dark hair is braided and tied with pink ribbons, and she wears a plaid dress with a white ruffled collar.
"The hum of the motor -- the pound of the punch press -- the rat-a-tat-tat of the riveter -- the flash of the welder -- the thunder of the rolling mill -- the roar of America in production echoes "remember Pearl Harbor-- remember Pearl Harbor!" : produce for victory!
A welder looks down at the arc created by the tool in his or her hands. Sparks spray off of the material being welded.
"Full speed ahead! Every moment counts. Time out helps the enemy. That's why we're drivin' hard every minute -- C'mon, fella, let's step on it." Produce for victory!
A young adult male factory worker at work looks ambitiously out at the viewer. Metal parts or machinery can be seen in the background.