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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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    • Be a Cadet Nurse--The Girl With A Future

    • 1944
    • Depicts women in cadet nurse's uniforms. Text states "A lifetime education free for high school graduates who qualify" and provides address for acquiring more information. Printed at bottom '*U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-599074...
    • Whitcomb, Jon, 1906-1988.
    • United We Win

    • 1943
    • Depicts two men bolting together the body of a military vehicle. Behind them is a large American flag. War Manpower Commission, Washington, D.C. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 38. U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-506015."
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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.
    • 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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    • 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.
    • 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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    • If you tell where they're going...They may never get there.

    • 1943
    • Depicts soldiers boarding a ship, with text that states "don't talk about troop movements." Printed at bottom "W.D., A.G.O. Security Poster; OWI Poster No. 51. Additional copies may be obtained from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War...
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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.
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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.
    • 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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    • 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.

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