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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • To Do My Part on the Home Front

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    • Depicts a scroll presenting a pledge to "pay no more the top legal prices" and to "accept no rationed goods without giving up ration stamps." The bottom portion was designed to signed and detached. Printed at bottom: "GPO 16-35875-1."
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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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    • 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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    • Pull down your shades!

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    • Photograph of a woman pulling down a window shade. Text and graphics describe how to use shades to maximize fuel savings.
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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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    • Your Civil Defense Uniform

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    • Double-sided advertisement for civil defense uniforms and accessories, such as helmets, masks, whistles, and pennants. Includes price lists and blank order forms. Illustrations of some of the pieces are included. Various Civil Defense insignia are...
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    • Insulate! Keep Warm with Less Fuel

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    • Depicts a man rolling out cotton insulation. Text encourages readers to install cotton insulation themselves in their homes. Printed at bottom "Published in Cooperation with the U.S. Government Fuel Conservation Campaign."
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