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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

China-- looks to us!

Description: Black and white sketch of a Chinese infant wearing a hat. Portrait type view. Near the child's shoulder along the right edge of the picture are several Chinese characters.
Date: unknown
Creator: Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Help him ... help yourself ... : for victory, at least 10% of your pay every payday.

Description: Color poster features black and white photographs, with large arrows containing captions pointing to each photo. The captions explain the benefits of war bonds. One photograph is of a soldier in a combat uniform, holding a rifle. The other photograph is of a man in a work shirt, doing mechanical work.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Buy war savings bonds : beat the promise!

Description: 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.
Date: 1941?/1942?
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the air begins on the ground.

Description: 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!"
Date: 1942?
Creator: Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the field begins in the factory.

Description: 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!"
Date: 1942?
Creator: Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense of our liberty begins in the factory.

Description: 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!"
Date: 1942?
Creator: Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense on the sea begins on the shore.

Description: 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!"
Date: 1942?
Creator: Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Making America strong : how American shipyards are winning the race against time to build our Navy.

Description: Black & white chart describes how shipbuilding has become quicker during wartime. It features comic-book style drawings of a shipyard, a large ship at sea, and Uncle Sam changing from his decorated top hat to a worker's cap.
Date: 1942?
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Making America strong : how subcontracting accelerates defense production--.

Description: Black & white poster features comic-book style drawings. In the center of a large outline map of United States is a large tank, with numerous lines pointing outward to small drawings of industrial buildings throughout the U.S. In the upper left corner is a more detailed drawing of a factory with smokestacks.
Date: 1942?
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Making America strong : industry's ever improving mass production methods step up output of latest type war planes.

Description: Black & white poster features comic-book style drawings of machinery used to produce airplanes. In the upper right corner is an image of Uncle Sam pointing out to some people a flying military airplane which is seen through a large "hole" drawn in the poster.
Date: 1942?
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Making America strong : today about 800 American industrial concerns either make airplanes or supply the parts.

Description: Black & white chart features comic-book style drawings of airplanes, airplane parts, and industrial buildings arranged in pictograph format illustrating production statistics for engines, propellers, instruments, and complete airplanes.
Date: 1942?
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Making America strong : U.S. industry today employs 18 men to back up one soldier in the Army.

Description: Black & white chart features comic-book style drawings. The main image is of a soldier on the battlefield. A pictograph shows how the number of industrial workers per soldier has grown through the centuries, from 55 BC to 1940. In the upper left corner is a drawing of a factory with smokestacks.
Date: 1942?
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

For their future-- : buy war bonds.

Description: Painting of a blonde woman in a blue shirt and red and white striped skirt, holding a blonde baby. There is a blue sky behind them with some clouds. They are both looking down at a black toy lamb, with a flower wreath around its head. The poster is bordered by a painted picture frame. "BUY WAR BONDS" is in what would be a metal plate fastened to the "frame"
Date: 1943
Creator: Munsell.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

For freedom's sake : buy war bonds.

Description: Small color poster promoting war bonds. In the foreground is an image of the Concord Minute Man statue (a sculpture by Daniel Chester French in Concord, Massachusetts). In the background is a town landscape.
Date: 1943
Creator: Atherton, John, 1900-1952.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Good news from home : more production.

Description: Color poster shows a smiling soldier in a brown uniform and helmet. He holds up his hand with four fingers splayed as if to count off the list of words displayed to the right in bold red text: "tanks", "planes", "guns", "ships".
Date: 1942
Creator: Dohanos, Stevan, 1907-1994.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department