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    • How to Keep Your Food Bill Down

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    • Presents nine frames giving advice about how to keep prices down, illustrations and text are used; several messages from the government are presented on the reverse. Printed on reverse at bottom: "GPO 16-35666-1."
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    • The U.S. Marines Want You

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    • Depicts Marine in dress uniform gesturing with finger. Text lists recruiting station as Citizens' Nat'l Bank Building, Raleigh, N.C.
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 100 Years of War

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    • Depicts a map of the world with each country color coded to indicate the number of wars it has been involved in over the last 100 years. Text explains the map's purpose and states the world has had only 230 years of peace in the last 3,344 years....
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    • Hail Victory

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    • Depicts an eagle with his wings spread in front of the American, Russian, French, and British flags. Text solutes the efforts of the armed forces, the U.S. allies, and the home front and expresses gratitude to those who gave their lives....
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    • The Box Score

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    • Poster includes information about a division, possibly 7th Armored Division, commanded by Major General R. W. Hasbrouck, and division statistics, such as number of prisoners taken, armament captured and destroyed, and number of awards and...
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    • They also serve, who buys War Bonds--7th War Loan

    • 1945
    • Depicts a man holding two war bonds and soldier firing a gun in the background. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1945-O-635392 WFD 995." Removed from Military Collection, World War II Papers, II. County War Records Box 133,...
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    • 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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    • Woman Power--Women's Army Auxiliary Corps

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    • Brochure describes the of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, its various roles for women, qualifications necessary to join, and a pay scale. Photographs show women at work and in various training exercises.
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    • Start a Car Sharing Club/Start A "Shopping Day" Car Club

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    • Front Side: Depicts four men in a car approaching a man waving and holding a briefcase, below is a four-framed cartoon depicting the steps of forming a car sharing club. Text encourages readers to save wear on their valuable tires by sharing rides....
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    • Raleigh's Citizen's Defense Corps

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    • This item contains various components, including a two page description of the operation of the Raleigh Citizen's Defense Corps, which is labeled as "a." It also includes a poster entitled, "Services Needed." This poster, labeled "b," is a chart...
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    • Women...our wounded need your care!

    • 1945
    • Depicts a woman in a blue uniform carrying a covered tray with a row of hospital beds behind her. text encourages women to join a hospital company division of the Women's Army Corps where they are needed as medical technicians, surgical...
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