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    • World War II through the eyes of the Cape Fear

    • 1945
    • Online exhibit about the impact of World War II on the lives of the inhabitants of southeastern North Carolina. Collection includes information about the work of Wilmington-born wartime artist Henry Jay MacMillan; images of uniforms, gear,...
    • Women veterans historical collection

    • 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940;...
    • The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project (WVHP), established at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1998, documents the contributions of women in the military and related service organizations since World War I....
    • Twice a Patriot!

    • 1943
    • Depicts an African-American man dressed in a welder's apron, helmet, and glove and holding a welding instrument in his right arm; a shipyard is depicted in the background behind him. Text informs the reader that ex-private Obie Bartlett lost his...
    • They'll Let Us Know When To Quit!

    • 1944
    • Depicts a machinist wearing a cap and apron over his shirt, holding a tool in his left hand, he points to a background scene showing soldiers in battle. Printed at bottom: "War Manpower Commission U. S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-620773"
    • Anderson, Lyman, 1907-1993.
    • Could you have helped?

    • Depicts a service flag with a gold star, indicating a fallen service member, with text urging the purchase of war bonds.
    • What did you do today--For freedom?

    • 1943
    • Depicts the body of a dead soldier lying on the ground. Text: "Today at the front, he died...Today, what did you do? Next time you see a list of dead and wounded, ask yourself: 'What have I done today for freedom? What can I do tomorrow that will...
    • ...and WE talk about sacrifice

    • 1943
    • Depicts an elderly European woman wearing simple clothes and a kerchief, tears rolling down her cheeks, with the smoking ruins of a house and a cross marking a grave behind her. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-552436 WFD...
    • Couillard, R.
    • State

    • 1941-12-13
    • Vol. 9, no. 28 (December 13, 1941);Title from cover.;"A weekly survey of North Carolina.";
    • Help Send Them What it takes to Win

    • 1943
    • At center of poster is a depiction soldiers and piles of canned goods on a battleship. A tank and missile can be seen being lowered from above. A helicopter also flies above. Around this central image is a border of illustrations depicting...
    • Here's a War Job For You

    • Depicts four trains moving down the tracks and a long row of tanks being transported along the third set of tracks. Text states that railroad workers are urgently needed and encourages applicants to seek jobs at any railroad office or at the U. S....
    • Treidler, Adolph, b. 1886.
    • Don't Let This Bug Get You!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a flying insect labeled "absenteeism." A message from "Your Labor Management Committee." Printed at bottom "U. S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-525295 War Production Drive Headquarters Bulletin Board Placard No. 28"
    • I Need Your Skill in a War Job

    • 1943
    • Depicts Uncle Sam in his classic "I want you" pose, looking ahead intently and pointing at the viewer with his index finger. Text "If you know one of these trades and are not now in real war work, you are badly needed...See your nearest U.S....
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960.
    • State

    • 1967-08-01
    • Vol. 35, no. 5 (August 1, 1967);Title from cover.;"Down home in North Carolina."This item digitized by the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.
    • Wanted! For Murder

    • 1944
    • Portrait a woman with caption "Her careless talk cost lives." Distributed by Office of War Information. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-595600." Brief description of poster and artist printed on reverse.
    • Keppler, Victor.
    • Teaching is war-work, too

    • Depicts a female teacher standing with two students, a boy and a girl, all three with their hands placed over their hearts and looking toward an American flag. Text "American Education Week Nov. 5 to Nov. 11 Visit Your Schools."
    • Veterans Jobs in the Federal Government are open to you

    • 1944
    • Along the left side of the poster are the smiling faces of several veterans, men and women, from various branches of the armed services, at top is eagle insignia. Text states veterans get prefernce in appointment, and directs readers to the Civil...
    • More Production

    • 1942
    • Depicts Hitler, Mussolini, and Hirohito running down a snowy hill chased by a huge rolling snowball labeled "More Production." Printed at bottom "War Production Board Washington, D.C. A-11


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