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  • All fields: World War II Papers. Military Collection. State Archives of North Carolina
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    • America -- A Nation of One People from Many Countries

    • 1940
    • Depicts a map of the United States showing various industries and clusters of immigrant groups. At the bottom is a chart with prominent people in the fields of literature, science, industry, and the arts and their country of origin. Poster issued...
    • Bourne, Emma.
    • Emergency Medical Field Unit

    • 1941
    • Contains a chart depicting the links between emergency medical field personnel. At the top is the unit leader, then two squads. Each squad has two teams. Space is provided to fill in the names of the doctors and nurses, as well as the name of the...
    • America Calling

    • 1941
    • Text poster with Civilian Defense insignia.Text encourages readers to consult their nearest Defense Council and join Civilian Defense. Printed at bottom: "Division of Information, Office for Emergency Management U.S. Government Printing Office:...
    • Soldier's Life

    • 1941
    • Depicts smiling soldier striding forward with his gun over his right shoulder and a bag hanging at his left side. Text: "Make the regular Army your career." Printed on bottom "Copyright 1941, Tom B. Woodburn P-30-RPB-4-15-41-25M"
    • Woodburn, Thomas.
    • Take the Wheel

    • 1941
    • Image of ships at sea. Below is a smaller image of a sailor steering a ship as the captain looks through binoculars. Text: "Steer a course for future success while serving your country in the United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve." Printed...
    • Murphey, Matt
    • 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...
    • She's Ready, Too--Buy War Bonds

    • 1942
    • Depicts a woman striding forward with the silhouette of a Revolutionary War soldier behind her. Printed at bottom "* U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-O-488198."
    • Buy War Bonds

    • 1942
    • Depicts soldiers holding guns rushing forward in battle; above them, floating in a cloud of black smoke, is a fierce looking Uncle Sam holding an American flag with his right hand and pointing ahead with his left hand while planes fly overhead....
    • Follow Safety Rules!

    • 1942
    • Depicts a grave yard with numerous white crosses marking the grave sites; beside or hanging from the crosses in the foreground are tools (shovels, picks, saws, etc.), gloves, hats, helmets, and goggles belonging to the workers buried there. Text...
    • Buy U.S. War Savings Bonds and Stamps Now

    • 1942
    • Depicts an American flag waving in the breeze. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s words, "We can...We will...We must!" are printed on the left. Printed at bottom: "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-O-453557 Form DSS-355."
    • A careless word...A needless sinking

    • 1942
    • Depicts several sailors in a row boat wearing tattered uniforms, some wounded, rowing away from a ship engulfed in flames. Printed at bottom " OWI Poster No. 24. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries,...
    • Fischer, Anton Otto, 1882-1962.
    • Get in the Scrap

    • 1942
    • Depicts an aerial bomb, a tank, a battleship, and an anti-aircraft gun. Below each illustration is an explanation of how much scrap metal each piece needs to be produced. Printed at bottom: "War Production Board Bureau of Industrial Conservation...
    • Win With Tin

    • 1942
    • Contains four images, each illustrating a step in preparing cans for collection (cleaning can, flattening can, etc.). Printed at bottom: "War Production Board Bureau of Industrial Conservation U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-O-469307"
    • You buy 'em We'll fly 'em! Defense Bond Stamps

    • 1942
    • Depicts a pilot in a cockpit. Airplanes can be seen in the sky above. Small logo in corner has text, "The more bonds you buy-the more planes will fly." Printed at bottom: "Form D.S.S. 178 U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-O-436100"
    • Wilkinsons.
    • Someone Talked!

    • 1942
    • Depicts a sailor in the ocean at night with his head barely above water and his hand reaching for help. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 18. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War...
    • Siebel.
    • Give 'em the stuff to fight with

    • 1942
    • Depicts a fierce looking soldier holding up another soldier. Printed at bottom: "For additional copies write to Graphics Division, Office of Facts and Figures, Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-O"
    • Sarra.


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