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    • Our Wounded Need Help!

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    • Text only poster describes ways nurses can be released for military service including deferring non-essential operations and urging retired nurses to take civilian nursing jobs. Printed on reverse is a message from the chairman of the American...
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    • Books are Weapons in the War of Ideas

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    • Depicts a very large book with a quote by Franklin Roosevelt on the cover that starts, "Books cannot be killed by fire." At the base of the book are Nazis throwing books into a bonfire. Printed at bottom "For additional copies write Division of...
    • Broder, S.
    • To All Who Use Libraries, This Is Our War

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    • Text provides a message about the role of books and libraries in the war, signed by the Director of the Office of War Information. Printed at bottom: "U.S. Government Printing Office 16-31020-1"
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    • United We are Strong--United We Will Win

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    • Depicts gun barrels aimed upward and firing, each bearing the flag of an Allied nation. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 64. Additional opies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information,...
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    • The Government of the United States

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    • An organizational flow chart compiled January, 1944 by the Office of War Information which lists all branches and departments of the federal government.
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    • Save Freedom of Speech

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    • Part of Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms series. Depicts a casually-dressed man standing up to speak at a town hall meeting, surrounded by other men in suits. Caption below image: "Buy War Bonds." Printed at bottom: "OWI Poster No. 44. Additional...
    • Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978.
    • United

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    • Depicts the flags of the member countries of the United Nations flying, surrounded by dark smoke, high above planes, ships, and tanks. Text: "The United Nations Fights for Freedom." Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 79. Additional copies may be...
    • Ragan, Leslie Darrell, b. 1897.
    • Give to Your War Fund

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    • Depicts large National War Fund emblem. Text encourages contributions the War Fund for both the U.S. and its allies. Printed at bottom "NWF140 approved by OWI."
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    • How to Keep Warm with Less Fuel this Winter

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    • Image of a house with two men doing maintenance work. Text offers tips for winterproofing your home to prevent heat loss, concludes "Saving fuel saves transportation for America's war effort."
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    • I'm Out to Lick Runaway Prices

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    • Depicts a woman wearing an apron holding up her right hand in a fist, her teeth are clinched. Listed below the image are seven "keys" to keeping prices down. Printed at bottom: "Distributed by O.W.I. for the Office of Economic Stabilization."
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    • Be a Marine--Free a Marine to Fight

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    • Depicts a uniformed woman writing on papers on a clipboard and looking toward the sky, standing next to a plane. "Distributed by OWI for the U.S. Marine Corps"
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    • United States Government--Executive Branch

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    • An organizational flow chart compiled January, 1944 by Office of War Information which lists all branches and departments of the executive branch of government. The chart distinguishes between permanent and emergency agencies, and also lists allied...
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    • Work on a farm...this summer

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    • Depicts a man and woman dressed in overalls; the man holds a pitch fork, the woman wears working gloves and carries a basket of vegetables. Text encourages the reader to join the U.S. Crop Corps. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 59. Additional...
    • Douglas.
    • A careless word...A needless sinking

    • 1942
    • Depicts several sailors in a row boat wearing tattered uniforms, some wounded, rowing away from a ship engulfed in flames. Printed at bottom " OWI Poster No. 24. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries,...
    • Fischer, Anton Otto, 1882-1962.
    • Give it Your Best

    • 1942
    • Depicts an American flag. Printed at bottom "Office of War Information Poster No. 9 Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-O-488228"
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    • The United Nations Fight for Freedom

    • 1942
    • Depicts the head and raised arm of the Statue of Liberty, with flags from United Nation member countries. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 19. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War...
    • Broder, S.
    • The Battle of Production

    • 1942
    • Photo of President Roosevelt in a car, surrounded by military personnel, looking over his left shoulder at a document an officer is holding and pointing at from the back seat. Text is a quote by the President stating that the quality of American...
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    • Homemaker's War Guide

    • 1942
    • Poster offers advice and tips for homemakers during wartime. Topics include planning meals, rationing, conserving food and other resources, and preparing for air raids. Text at bottom: "Victory begins at home. Do your part." Printed at bottom "OWI...
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