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    • Jobs For Fighters

    • 1917
    • Poster shows a uniformed soldier, holding an honorable discharge paper in one hand, about to enter the bureau for returning soldiers and sailors. The Bureau, sponsored by the U.S. Employment Service and the U.S. Department of Labor, matched...
    • Grant, Gordon, 1875-1962
    • Since the Beginning of the World…

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    • Title continues: "Classes and peoples have won power as they have proved themselves to be necessary for the defense of the State. Those of us who do the most toward winning this war will receive the most benefits after the war is over."
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • We Must Win

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    • Text states that in order to win it will take doing one's best "with brain and muscle. We must be a wide-awake people, all working together..."
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • The Battle Line Is Not Alone in France!

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    • Text-only poster which states, in part: "The Battle Line Is Not Alone In France! The battle line runs through our mills and factories here at home..."
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • The Fruits Of Victory

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    • Text calls for a united effort in the work of reconstruction, as much effort as it took to win the war. Unless we continue to work together, the fruits of victory will turn bitter.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • The Truth--We Are In A Real War Against A Brutal Foe

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    • Text states this is a real war - against a most brutal foe. Those who did not go to France can do their duty at home, by speeding supplies to the armies fighting to save American homes and lives.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Volunteers Wanted for Farm Work

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    • Image of Uncle Sam speaking to a farmer. Caption: "Uncle Sam wants the names of able-bodied men and boys who will 'Do their bit' for the country's defense on the farms. A shortage of food products would seriously handicap the fighting forces and...
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    • The Only Way To Win The War Is Through Work

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    • Text only poster states the only way to win the war is by working every day, six days a week. At this time it is in Labor's interest to increase production in every way.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Wage Workers of America

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    • Poster thanks American wage workers for cooperating to win the war and urges them to change from war work to peace work and to make the world safe for Democracy.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • To Reach The Top We Must Climb The Stairs

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    • Text states "Persistent effort is the only road to success" and asserts that one must climb the stairs to reach the top - "the better we work, the higher we'll climb."
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • America's Strength

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    • Poster which states, in part: "Germany's strength lies in the willingness of her military caste to sacrifice her people...America's strength lies in the willingness of our people to freely pay even a bigger price and make even a greater sacrifice....
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    • Get The Habit Of Doing Things Right

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    • Text urges getting into the habit of doing things right; this good habit will result in greater production, less waste, increased earnings, and it'll help win the war quickly.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Boot Straps

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    • Title continues: "We don't try to pull ourselves up by our boot straps--do we? Then why try to get richer by producing less?" Poster text urges greater production to win the war; labor can earn the nation's gratitude by developing the American...
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Backfire

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    • Text states: "Every previous war had a backfire. Let us NOT have one after this war!"
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Beware Of German Traps!

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    • Text warns to beware of German traps and German trouble makers who will try to cause internal strife in America as they did in Russia. Poster urges to settle disputes after the war, or the Kaiser will settle it all.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor

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