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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Less Dangerous than Careless Talk

    • 1944
    • Depicts a coiled rattle snake, with mouth gaping and blood dripping from its fangs. Text advises the reader not to discuss troop movements, ship sailings, or war equipment. Printed at bottom: "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-603532...
    • Dorne, Albert, 1904-1965.
    • 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.
    • Americans will always fight for liberty

    • 1943
    • Depicts a group of Revolutionary War-era soldiers in ragged uniforms standing at attention as twentieth-century soldiers march past. The dates 1778 and 1943 appear above the two groups of soldiers. Printed on bottom ""OWI Poster No. 26 Additional...
    • Perlin, Bernard, 1918-
    • Give More Books, Give Good Books

    • 1943
    • Depicts a hand holding an open book, the left page is blue with one white star, the year "1943," and the head of soldier; the right page has red and white stripes and the words "Victory Book Campaign." Text encourages citizens to take books to...
    • Spellens.
    • Award For Careless Talk

    • 1944
    • Depicts a hand wearing a ring bearing a swastika insignia offering a medal which also bears a swastika. Text warns the reader not to discuss troop movements, ship sailings, or war equipment. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office:...
    • Dohanos, Stevan, 1907-1994.
    • 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.
    • "A wise old owl sat in an oak"--Silence means Security

    • 1943
    • Depicts a large owl sitting on a tree, with a poem printed on a leaf. The text encourages discretion and silence to ensure security. Printed at the bottom W.D., A.G.O. "Owl" Security Poster, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-0-514854.
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    • Don't Kill Her Daddy with Careless Talk

    • 1944
    • Depicts a little girl clutching a photograph of her father, a uniformed soldier. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-570698 Distributed for the issuing agencies by the Office of War Information"
    • DHS.
    • 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.
    • 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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    • Can All You Can

    • 1943
    • Depicts a mason jar against a backdrop of vegetables. Text states that canning is a real war job. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 77 Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information,...
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    • Save his life...and find your own. Be a nurse

    • 1943
    • Depicts a nurse in a white uniform and cap standing over a male patient in bed. Readers are encouraged to "Write to Student Nurses, 1790 Broadway, N.Y.C." Printed at bottom 'OWI Poster No. 49 Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the...
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    • Food Is A Weapon--Don't Waste It

    • 1943
    • Depicts a plate with bones on it, a rumpled napkin on the left, an empty glass on the right. Text encourages the reader to buy wisely, cook carefully, eat all their food, and follow the National Wartime Nutrition Program. Printed at bottom "OWI...
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    • 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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    • Grow Your Own, Can Your Own

    • 1943
    • Depicts a smiling mother and daughter canning vegetables with numerous jars of canned fruits and vegetables on a shelf behind them. Text: "We'll have lots to eat this winter, won't we Mother?" Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No.57. Additional copies...
    • Parker, A.
    • Do with less--so they'll have enough!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a smiling soldier holding up a tin mug. Text: "Rationing gives you your fair share." Printed at bottom: "OWI Poster No. 37. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquires, Office of War Information,...
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