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    • "Spirit of 1917"

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    • Marines on a beach carrying rifles and the American and Marine Corps flags. Text: "Join the U.S. Marines at Postoffice Bldg., Durham, N.C."
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    • Men Wanted for the Army

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    • Three soldiers in the foreground are sending or receiving messages over a wireless radio. Soldiers in the middle ground prepare to fire a canyon. Soldiers in the background are standing on a bluff, signaling with a red flag.
    • Whelan, Michael P.
    • Waste No Food!

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    • Text promotes the value of conserving food by not making or serving too much at meals, by not letting food spoil, and by not handling food carelessly. Excerpt: "For practical advice on how to feed your family efficiently and make the most of the...
    • United States. Dept. of Agriculture
    • Order Your Coal Now

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    • Title continues "Get it out of Uncle Sam's way--he needs the railroads for the war."
    • Cooper, Fred G. (Frederic Gross), 1883-1962
    • Eat More Cottage Cheese

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    • Text promotes cottage cheese as a substitute for meat protein. One pound of cottage cheese supplies more protein than a pound of beef, pork, lamb, veal, or fowl. Contains photograph of cottage cheese and the animals listed above.
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    • U.S. Marines "Soldiers of the Sea"

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    • Marines in a landing party carrying rifles, ships visible in background. Image is captioned "Soldiers of the Sea." Surrounded by black-and-white photographs of Marines in various activities including training and recreation. Text: "For full...
    • Moore, Bruce
    • Don't Stop Saving Food

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    • Text: "don't stop saving food." Poster is number 30 in a series.
    • United States. Food Administration
    • Food is Ammunition -- Don't Waste It

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    • Silhouette of soldiers on horseback with American flag in background, large basket of produce in foreground. Text: "Food is Ammunition -- Don't Waste It." Poster is number 5 in a series.
    • Sheridan, John E.
    • Stop--Look--Listen--Volunteer

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    • Text: "Stop--Look--Listen--Volunteer. Enlistments Now Open for U.S. Army. Men between ages of 18 and 40 years Enlist To-Day. All branches open..." Copy 1 is stamped "Raleigh, N.C."
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    • Over [T]here! Skilled Workers on the Ground

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    • "T" in "There" has been painted over in title. Poster depicts uniformed, helmeted soldier holding a wrench in one hand and waving at a silhouette of a flying biplane. Large hangar with parked biplanes is in the background. [Text of portion of...
    • Fancher, Louis D., 1884-1944
    • Marine Corps Week June 10 to 16

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    • Marine at attention and a small scene of Marines on the deck of a battleship. Text: "Join the U.S. Marines the soldiers that go to sea. Where there's action." Copy 1 gives enlistment location as "Citizens Bank Building, Raleigh." Copy 2 gives...
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    • Food Control Is A War Measure

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    • Text enumerates needs and aims of food conservation in order to promote the war effort. "Allied strategy shapes the food conservation campaign. Military urgency gives force to every food regulation. All needs bend to army requirements…" Poster is...
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    • The Country Needs You To Help Harvest the Cotton

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    • Farmers looking out window over field of cotton with American flag in background. Text: "Lock your desk--close your door and do your part. Apply to your county agent or agricultural college."
    • Welsh, H. Devitt, 1888-1942
    • Prevent Grain-Dust Explosions and Fires in Thrashing Machines

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    • Text describes the threat of losing valuable food resources through explosions and fires. Excerpt: "Bread enough to feed 2,400,000 soldiers for a month was lost in four years of such grain-destroying fires in the Pacific Northwest alone." Images...
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