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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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    • Air Raid Instructions

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    • Text provides a notice to the public about new air raid warning signals, effective February 17, 1943. Printed at bottom: "Durham County Civilian Defense Council Durham, North Carolina Christian Printing Co., Durham, N.C."
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    • This is Our Goal in the 7th War Loan

    • 1945
    • Depicts a woman with her hair wrapped in a kerchief holding a chart with numbers from 10 to 160 representing percent of quota. Under the image is a quote by Franklin Roosevelt about the importance of buying war bonds. Printed at bottom "U.S....
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    • If you tell where he's going...He may never get there!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a sailor carrying a large pack of gear on shoulder while smiling. Printed at bottom "*U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-556153 Distributed for the Issuing Agency by the Office of War Information."
    • Falter, John Philip, 1910-
    • Serve Our Fighting Men Abroad, Conserve these Services at Home

    • 1943
    • Text encourages citizens to conserve the use of electricity, communications, water, and transportation in order to support the war effort. Each element is accompanied by a corresponding image: light bulb, telephone, faucet, and train. Printed at...
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    • Right Is Might

    • 1942
    • Depicts row of tanks moving forward with dust flying and guns firing. Text encourages 18 and 19 year old men to enlist in the Army and choose a field of service from several listed. Printed in bottom right corner "P-45-RPB-10-19-42-50M Recruiting...
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    • For health...eat some food from each group...every day!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a food wheel with pictures and labels illustrating seven food groups. Text encourages the reader to eat any foods he or she wants in addition to the basic seven. Printed at bottom "U. S. Department of Agriculture --U.S. Government Printing...
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    • New Air Raid Warning System

    • 1943
    • Describes types of warning signals, their meaning, and appropriate actions to take for each one. Printed at bottom: "Effective 12:01 A.M., February 17, 1943 Approved by the U.S. Office of Civilian Defense, The Eastern Defense Command, and the First...
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    • Buy Bonds Regularly

    • 1945
    • Depicts a chart which shows what happens if people buy and hold war bonds; a column down the left side features weekly savings amounts ranging from $3.75 to $18.75; across the top three columns labeled in 1 year, in 5 years, and in 10 years show...
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    • I'm Counting on You!

    • 1943
    • Depicts Uncle Sam with his finger to his lip to indicate silence. Text asks the reader not to discuss troop movements, ship sailings, or war equipment. Printed on the bottom "OWI Poster No. 78. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from...
    • Helguera, Leon.
    • Now For the Knockout

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    • Depicts a caricature drawing of Emporer Hirohito being punched in the face by Uncle Sam's fist. Handwritten on bottom "A poster much used just before 'V-J Day'." Signed, R. Gregg Cherry Governor.
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    • Soldier-take care of your G.I.--and it will take care of you

    • 1943
    • Depicts a smiling American soldier standing in front of a "Save like you can fight" poster. Text urges soldiers to care for their government issued equipment and weapons. Printed at bottom "Army Conservation Project No. 11-P-5, U.S. Government...
    • Dorne, Albert, 1904-1965.
    • An American Privilege

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    • Depicts roads coming from the north, south, east, and west. At the intersection is a columned building symbolizing a library. Text reminds readers that information is a privilege and can be found at the public library, and that Book Week is...
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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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    • Civilian

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    • Depicts five civilians, wearing armbands, walking against backdrop of the Civilian Defense logo.
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    • More Firepower to `Em!

    • 1943
    • Depicts two soldiers, one is firing a large gun and the other is waving to American planes flying above. Printed at bottom: "Ordnance Department, U.S. Army, Keep 'Em Shooting!"
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    • To Have and To Hold! War Bonds

    • 1944
    • Depicts a helmeted soldier wearing a torn shirt holding a large American flag on a pole, straining as he leans forward to let the flag fly freely. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-576074 Official U.S. Treasury Poster WFD...
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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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