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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 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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    • They've got more important places to go than you

    • 1942
    • Depicts four soldiers riding in a Jeep. Text encourages readers to save rubber and check tires. Printed at bottom "Division of Information Office for Emergency Management Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-O-498482 OWI Poster...
    • Richards, Walter DuBois, 1907-
    • The Sound That Kills

    • 1942
    • Five cartoon frames show how war information can travel and ultimately reach the enemy, resulting, in this case, in the destruction of an American ship. Text warns the reader not to murder men with idle words. Printed at bottom: "For additional...
    • Ericson.
    • If You Talk Too Much This Man May Die

    • 1942
    • Depicts a sailor gazing out of a porthole on his ship. Printed at bottom "For additional copies write to Bureau of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C. Specify Title and OWI No. 6 U.S. Government Printing Office:...
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    • Become a nurse--Your country needs you

    • 1942
    • Depicts a smiling woman having a nurse's cap put on her head by a pair of arms with stars and stripes on the sleeve cuffs. Text includes address for Nursing Information Bureau. Printed at bottom 'OWI Poster No. 22. Additional copies may be obtained...
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    • Where our men are fighting, Our FOOD is fighting

    • 1943
    • Depicts a box of food falling from the sky attached to a red parachute; in the background two figures are parachuting downward. Text encourages the reader to buy wisely, cook carefully, store carefully, and use leftovers. Printed at bottom "OWI...
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    • Plant A Victory Garden

    • 1943
    • Depicts a man and woman working in a garden while a little boy wearing a cap bearing military insignia gazes at a basket full of vegetables. Text: "Our food is fighting. A garden will make your rations go further." Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No....
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    • Guard your family's health

    • 1943
    • Text-only poster encourages readers to learn about the new wartime foods in a nutrition class. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 30. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information,...
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    • Enlist in a Proud Profession

    • 1943
    • Depicts a woman wearing a gray cadet nurse's uniform and cap. Text encourages women to join the U.S. Cadet Nurses Corps for a lifetime education free. Printed at bottom 'Distributed by OWI for the Federal Security Agency U.S. Public Health Service...
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    • I'll carry mine, too!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a smiling woman walking and carrying her groceries while in the background armed soldiers march. Text states that trucks and tires must last till victory. printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 28. Additional copies may be obtained upon request...
    • Sarra.
    • Bits of Careless Talk Are Pieced Together By The Enemy

    • 1943
    • Depicts a hand wearing a ring with a swastika insignia putting together a puzzle that reads "Convoy sails for England tonight." Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-563414 Distributed by OWI for the issuing agencies."
    • Dohanos, Stevan, 1907-1994.
    • War Shipments Mean Less Fuel for All

    • 1943
    • Depicts long red underwear ("union suit") in position of a man lounging, with text urging fuel conservation. The poster advises people to dress warmly and avoid colds. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 29. Additional copies may be obtained from...
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    • A careless word...A needless loss

    • 1943
    • Depicts a dead sailor lying on a beach with water rushing over his body. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No 36. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C.; U.S....
    • Fischer, Anton Otto, 1882-1962.
    • If you tell where they're going...They may never get there.

    • 1943
    • Depicts soldiers boarding a train, with text that states "don't talk about troop movements." Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 54. Additional copies may be obtained from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C....
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