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The knockout blow starts here : fellow soldiers.

Description: 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.
Date: 1942
Creator: McL, W. & United States. War Department. Bureau of Public Relations.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ideas will help beat the promise : let's have yours!

Description: Stylized image of a man in overalls and cap, lifting the top off of a large concrete sculpture of a head to reveal the machinery which is its inner workings. The man scratches his head; around him are several captions of the word: "Idea?".
Date: [1942]
Creator: RCA Manufacturing Company, inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Take care! : idle hands work for Hitler.

Description: Color poster featuring a black & white photograph. An adult male stands on the left side of the poster facing the viewer. He is wearing a cap, his left arm is in a sling, and he wears a large button or badge above his right chest pocket.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Production Board.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Me travel? --not this summer : vacation at home.

Description: A smiling man relaxes in an easy chair while reading a newspaper and smoking a pipe. A Springer Spaniel dog lies on the floor beside him. On a book case at his side is a framed picture of a young soldier, a radio, and a fan which blows his hair back.
Date: 1945
Creator: Dorne, Albert, 1904-1965.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rationing means a fair share for all of us.

Description: Cartoon scenes at a butcher shop with and without rationing. In the "without rationing" scene, an older woman leaves the butcher shop with many packages, while a second woman buys only one meat chop. In the "with rationing" scene, each woman leaves the shop with ration book in hand, smiling and carrying the same amount of meat.
Date: 1943
Creator: Roese, Herbert.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Full speed ahead! : produce for your Navy, victory begins at home!

Description: Color poster of a smaller boat attacking a large ship that flies the Japanese flag. This is a night scene. The ship has spotlights on and there is an explosion near the ship. In lower right corner of the painting there is a light blue rectangle of text superimposed over the painting with the title "U.S. NAVY DISPATCH" and a quote.
Date: unknown
Creator: Whitcomb, Jon.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fill it! : help harvest war crops.

Description: Color poster. In the foreground, a large empty harvesting basket is held out by two hands. In the background, men and women in straw hats harvest crops by hand in a field. A barn and farmhouse can be seen in the distance. At the lower right corner of the poster is the Crops Corps logo: a large blue "C' surrounding a red wheat sheaf.
Date: 1945
Creator: Dohanos, Stevan, 1907-1994.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Be a Victory Farm Volunteer in the U.S. Crop Corps : see your principal.

Description: The main part of the poster is a large black-and white photograph of the faces of a smiling teenage girl and boy. The lower part of the poster is a green-tinted photograph of young volunteers harvesting potatoes. A farmer on a mule- or horse-drawn farm machine can be seen in the background. The sky in the background is colored blue.
Date: 1943
Creator: National Victory Farm Volunteers (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Going our way? : be a Victory Farm Volunteer of the U.S. Crop Corps.

Description: Color poster shows an adolescent boy and girl. Both are smiling and neatly dressed. The boy carries farm tools. He has red hair and freckles and wears a windowpane-plaid blue shirt. The girl's blond hair is coiffed and she wears a red dress or blouse. A "Craftsman" brand name mark can be seen on the pitchfork carried by the boy.
Date: 1945
Creator: Bruehl, Anton, 1900-1982.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Could this be you? : don't travel unless your trip helps win the war.

Description: Four cartoons in black line drawing on white; cartoons appear as paper sheets tacked to a blue background. They depict various excuses for travel which are characterized as frivolous: "It's impossible to find anything in the local shops." "We haven't seen Bob's children since way last fall." "But this contract is vital.""But Grandma misses us so."
Date: 1945
Creator: United States. Office of Defense Transportation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Defend American freedom: it's everybody's job.

Description: 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.
Date: 1942
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Save your cans : help pass the ammunition : prepare your tin cans for war ....

Description: An woman's arm holding a tomato can appears on the bottom right side of the poster. The can image is repeated and runs into the painting. As the cans get smaller, they change into a chain of bullets that a soldier is feeding into his gun. In the background are a large red explosion and an airplane falling from the sky.
Date: [1943]
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Let's all fight : buy war bonds.

Description: In the foregound is a large color image of a soldier lunging forward with rifle bayonet. In the background are small black & white images of people working in various industries, and a building with smokestacks.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Department of the Treasury.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Let's all fight: buy war bonds.

Description: In the foregound is a large color image of a soldier lunging forward with a rifle with bayonet. In the background are small black & white images of people working in various industries, and a building with smokestacks.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Treasury.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

"This is my fight too!" : put at least 10% every payday in war bonds.

Description: The poster image is a black & white photograph. A a woman smiles, holding and looking at folded $25 war bonds and an envelope. Her dark hair is coiffed and she wears a work uniform with a "10%" slogan button on her pocket. In the background is a "paymaster" window and a "10%" slogan sign on the wall.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Savings Staff.
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