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    • Over [T]here! Skilled Workers on the Ground

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    • "T" in "There" has been painted over in title. Poster depicts uniformed, helmeted soldier holding a wrench in one hand and waving at a silhouette of a flying biplane. Large hangar with parked biplanes is in the background. [Text of portion of...
    • Fancher, Louis D., 1884-1944
    • The Ships Are Coming

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    • Illustration of a camouflaged merchant vessel and naval escort in top quarter. Text urges workers to "help send the good news" that "the ships are coming" by working hard every day. The plant's products are urgently needed to complete American...
    • Treidler, Adolph, b. 1886
    • Which Will Win the War--Submarine or Destroyer?

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    • Poster depicts on one side three American shipbuilders completing the steel decking on a destroyer, and on the other side S.S. Tuscania sinking after being torpedoed by a German U-boat.
    • Watson, F. M.
    • Volunteers Wanted for Farm Work

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    • Image of Uncle Sam speaking to a farmer. Caption: "Uncle Sam wants the names of able-bodied men and boys who will 'Do their bit' for the country's defense on the farms. A shortage of food products would seriously handicap the fighting forces and...
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    • Women of Maine--Are You Helping?

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    • Black-and-white photograph of three French women pulling a plow. Caption describes how the women of France take the place of able bodied men and "bear the burden." Text of poster describes ways for American women to help the war effort, by saving...
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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
    • He Can Win!

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    • A soldier holding a pipe is seated at a drafting table working on a drawing. Text: "The Federal Board provides training. Consult the Local Red Cross Home Service Section."
    • Smith, Dan, 1865-1934
    • This Plant Is Engaged In Navy Work

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    • Poster states that "this plant is engaged upon Navy work." All who work here owe the United States a duty to make Navy material well and promptly. Poster bears printed signature: "Samuel McGowan, Paymaster General of the Navy."
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    • Red Cross Supplies Information At Home And Overseas.

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    • Printed poster states that the Red Cross supplies 30,000 people each week with information concerning relatives in the fighting forces at home and overseas. Note: "Bulletin No. 10--issued by the War Council of the American Red Cross to show the...
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    • America's Strength

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    • Poster which states, in part: "Germany's strength lies in the willingness of her military caste to sacrifice her people...America's strength lies in the willingness of our people to freely pay even a bigger price and make even a greater sacrifice....
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    • Ain't It A Grand and Glorious Feelin'? YWCA Hostess Houses

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    • Printed poster reproduction of a six-panel cartoon showing a soldier able to meet his wife and child in the Army Camp's YWCA Hostess House. Text indicates YWCA Hostess Houses exist in seventy camps. Small print at bottom of cartoon panels credits...
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    • Get The Habit Of Doing Things Right

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    • Text urges getting into the habit of doing things right; this good habit will result in greater production, less waste, increased earnings, and it'll help win the war quickly.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Boot Straps

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    • Title continues: "We don't try to pull ourselves up by our boot straps--do we? Then why try to get richer by producing less?" Poster text urges greater production to win the war; labor can earn the nation's gratitude by developing the American...
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Backfire

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    • Text states: "Every previous war had a backfire. Let us NOT have one after this war!"
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Women canning produce in Asheville, N.C.

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    • The Asheville Community Cannery was one of the activities of the local National League for Woman's Service during World War I. It was built in the fountain in the rear of the Buncombe County Court House. They produced 10,000 cans of vegetables in...
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    • Road to Good Times

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    • Text-only poster that urges all workers to help in the change from war work to peace work: "Whatever was True Before the War it Certainly Now is to the Interest of ALL to Cooperate in EVERY Way."
    • United States. Dept. of Labor

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