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Women in the war : we can't win without them.

Description: Photograph of a woman factory worker wearing overalls or apron of printed fabric, riveting a weapon.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Manpower Commission.
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

Dish it out with the Navy! : Choose now while you can.

Description: Two sailors in white sailor hats prepare to load ammunition into a large weapon which is being fired and is operated by other sailors in helmets. All the sailors wear blue pants and white t-shirts, except for the sailor in the foreground who is shirtless and holding a large artillery shell.
Date: 1942
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Simple Sam the wasting fool-- : every day, he breaks a tool!

Description: Stylized illustration of a large man sitting on a stool. He wears red overalls, a white shirt, and black work boots. On his head is a dunce cap. Superimosed on top of this picture is a large image of a broken drill bit.
Date: 1942
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Say yes! : take your change in war stamps.

Description: Color poster shows three stylized images of soldiers from the different branches of the U.S. armed forces (Navy, Army, Marines). Above them is a speech bubble containing the poster text.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Savings Staff.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Can you qualify for the Army Air Corps?

Description: Chart of requirements for joining the Army Air Corps. Upper and lower borders are red-white-and-blue stripes with text. A "watermark"-type logo can be seen in the background of the chart, with text: "LET'S GO! U.S.A. KEEP 'EM FLYING." This 1942 edition of the poster is distinguished by one split column numbered "2" under "Aviation Cadets" and one split column numbered "3" under "Enlisted Men."
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Army. Recruiting Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

I gave a man! : will you give at least 10% of your pay in war bonds?

Description: A young woman (presumably a widowed mother) holds a smiling infant. A young blond girl embraces the woman while smiling at the baby. The woman has dark hair, is wearing dark clothing, and has a somber facial expression.
Date: 1942
Creator: Sarra, Valentino, 1903-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Say yes! : take your change in war stamps.

Description: A smiling gloved soldier looks backward toward the view while pointing to the words "Say Yes".
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Savings Staff.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Freshmen! Sophomores! : now you can stay in college and become a naval officer.

Description: Black and white drawing of a naval officer in uniform wearing an officer's cap, looking toward the sky and holding binoculars. In the background, planes are flying, some in formation, and men are firing large artillery guns.
Date: 1942
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Springs with stings]

Description: A figure made of wire and springs pinches the nose of a caricature of Adolf Hitler, whose arms and legs form a swastika. Hitler holds a knife in one hand.
Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
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

[Happy days!]

Description: Cartoon drawing. Hitler, Mussolini, and a Japanese character are depicted as apes behind a chain-link fence or cage. A pear tree is seen in the foreground, outside the fence. A dead tree is seen in the background, inside the fence.
Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Wire with a kick]

Description: A figure made of wire kicks a swastika-shaped caricature of Hitler. In the background at right is a factory with smokestacks. In the background at left are flames rising from the ocean.
Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

"You buy 'em, we'll fly 'em!": defense bonds, stamps.

Description: Flyer in khaki uniform and helmet with goggles sits in cockpit of plane giving "thumbs up" sign. A formation of U.S. Army planes flies overhead. In the background is a hangar with plane and personnel.
Date: 1942
Creator: Wilkinsons; Wilkinson, J. Walter & Wilkinson, Walter G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Springs with stings ... : you can speed victory by salvaging and selling old metal. The steel industry needs scrap!

Description: A black & white drawing on the top half of the poster shows a metal spring figure pinching a cartoon Hitler's nose. Hitler's bare arms and legs form a swastika, and he holds a knife. The lower portion of the poster is text, with a small picture displaying various steel products. Under drawing is text and picture saying what steel is used for. The company's name, address, and logo appear at the bottom. Red text at the bottom explains the purpose of the advertisement and where it appears: Time and Business Week.
Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The United Nations fight for freedom.

Description: Poster depicts an etching of the Statue of Liberty on a black background on the left side of the poster. On the right there are pictures of flags of 30 countries. Poster has black background with white text at the top of the page and a white border all around.
Date: 1942
Creator: Broder, S. & United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A careless word-- : --a needless sinking.

Description: A ship at sea burns in the background while sailors row away in a life boat. Some are wearing life vests and some appear to be wounded.
Date: 1942
Creator: Fischer, Anton Otto, 1882-1962
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The United Nations fight for freedom.

Description: Poster depicts an etching of the Statue of Liberty on a black background on the left side of the poster. On the right there are pictures of flags of 30 countries. Poster has black background with white text at the top of the page and a white border all around.
Date: 1942
Creator: Broder, S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Till we meet again: buy war bonds.

Description: A smiling soldier in a khaki uniform and cap waves from a porthole.
Date: 1942
Creator: Hirsch, Joseph, 1910-1981
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Till we meet again : buy war bonds.

Description: A smiling soldier in a khaki uniform and cap waves from a porthole.
Date: 1942
Creator: Hirsch, Joseph, 1910-1981
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Screening the Axis.

Description: A mesh metal being stands upright holding a metal sieve through which he strains the metal weaponry out of the enemy. Nazi and Japanese soldiers rain down into the sieve. Above and behind them are dark clouds with lightning striking downward toward the sieve. In the far background is a town.
Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department