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    • This Is What God Gives Us

    • 1917
    • Colorful produce on a table, in a basket, and hanging from a beam with text box: "This is what God gives us. What are you giving so that others may live? Eat less wheat, meat, fats, sugar. Send more to Europe or they will starve." Poster is number...
    • Hendee, A.
    • The Ships Are Coming

    • 1917
    • Full color poster of a screaming bald eagle, with talons outstretched, racing towards the rising red sun. Below a convoy leaves port, beginning its voyage to Europe.
    • Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974
    • Order Your Coal Now

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    • Title continues "Get it out of Uncle Sam's way--he needs the railroads for the war."
    • Cooper, Fred G. (Frederic Gross), 1883-1962
    • Back Our Girls Over There

    • 1917; 1918
    • Poster featuring YWCA switchboard operator at work; masses of soldiers appear in background. Text: "Back our girls over there. United War Work Campaign"
    • Underwood, Clarence F.
    • Order Coal Now!

    • 1918
    • Color poster depicts a coal wagon, drawn by two horses, and a delivery man shoveling coal. Message by the United States Fuel Administration is to aid the war effort and order coal early.
    • Leyendecker, J. C. (Joseph Christian), 1874-1951
    • Food Control Is A War Measure

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    • Text enumerates needs and aims of food conservation in order to promote the war effort. "Allied strategy shapes the food conservation campaign. Military urgency gives force to every food regulation. All needs bend to army requirements…" Poster is...
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    • To Reach The Top We Must Climb The Stairs

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    • Text states "Persistent effort is the only road to success" and asserts that one must climb the stairs to reach the top - "the better we work, the higher we'll climb."
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • The United States Army Builds Men

    • 1919
    • A soldier in the foreground looks at the globe while three figures in the background represent "Crafts," "Character," and "Physique."
    • Paus, Herbert Andrew, 1880-1946
    • First in the Fight--Always Faithful--Be a U.S. Marine!

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    • U.S. Marine, in combat uniform, standing, full-length, facing front, holding handgun, against background of U.S. flag. Text on copies 1-2: "Apply at Citizen's National Bank Bldg., Raleigh"
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960
    • Are You Working With Schwab?

    • 1917
    • The photograph shows an image of Charles M. Schwab, in suit and bowler hat, observing workmen in a shipyard. The text quotes Charles M. Schwab, Director General of the Emergency Fleet Corp., who gives credit "to the men who actually built [the...
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    • Put Fighting Blood In Your Business

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    • American Marine Regiment in full battle gear, bayonets on rifles, advancing along a front in Europe. Text "Here's his record! Does he get a job?" indicating that employers should hire soldiers coming back from the war.
    • Smith, Dan, 1865-1934
    • To Panama

    • 1919
    • A palm tree and a setting sun over an ocean appear on the left side. A native Panamanian seated beside a map of Panama and the United States is on the right. A poem entices civilians to enlist with promises of sunshine, fruit, and blooming trees....
    • Sweetland
    • Hunger -- For Three Years America Has Fought Starvation in Belgium

    • 1918
    • Poster featuring a mother with children. Text: "Hunger. For three years America has fought starvation in Belgium. Will you eat less wheat, meat, fats and sugar that we may still send food in ship loads?" Poster is number 12 in a series.
    • Raleigh, Henry, 1880-1945
    • Make Every Egg Count

    • 1917
    • Text describes ways to ensure the quality of eggs produced and marketed, such as producing infertile eggs, marketing eggs frequently, and keeping eggs cool. Includes several black and white illustrations showing farmer feeding hen, a girl with...
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    • In Peace As In War: The Greatest Mother In The World

    • 1919
    • Image of red cross with text urging donors to respond to the Third Red Cross Roll Call, November 2-11, 1919, and "make our American Red Cross, in peace as in war, the greatest mother in the world." In the background is figure of a nurse cradling a...
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    • Blood or Bread

    • 1917
    • Soldier holding fallen soldier. Text: "Blood or Bread. Others are giving their blood. You will shorten the war, save life if you eat only what you need, and waste nothing." Poster is number 16 in a series.
    • Raleigh, Henry, 1880-1945

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