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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.
    • 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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    • We have just begun to fight!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a soldier in a combat uniform and helmet. He has one arm raised and appears to be shouting. In his other arm he holds a rife with bayonet. Text lists major battles in the Pacific Theater and Africa, including Pearl Harbor, Bataan,...
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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • They Did Their Part

    • 1943
    • Depicts five smiling Sullivan brothers wearing dark pea coats and hats which say "U.S. Navy" standing around a door labeled "1-1117 Crews Quarters." Text: "The five Sullivan brothers 'missing in action' off the Solomons." Printed along bottom "OWI...
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    • The More Women at Work the Sooner We Win!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a woman in red uniform building a plastic dome for aircraft. Text lists a variety of jobs that women need to fill and encourages women to visit their local U.S. Employment Service. Printed at bottom 'OWI Poster No. 52. Additional copies may...
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