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  • All fields: World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies
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    • World War II through the eyes of the Cape Fear

    • 1945
    • Online exhibit about the impact of World War II on the lives of the inhabitants of southeastern North Carolina. Collection includes information about the work of Wilmington-born wartime artist Henry Jay MacMillan; images of uniforms, gear,...
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    • Keep Scrapping

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    • Text encourages citizens to continue to collect rubber, metals, rags, paper and burlap for the war effort. Printed at bottom: "Division of Information Office for Emergency Management Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office 16-28157-1."
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    • Deliver More Now--Defense Production Depends on You

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    • Depicts the top of a battleship with planes flying over head, below a tank and a military vehicle ride by. Text encourages citizens to deliver more metals, iron, rubber, rags, and paper. Printed at bottom: "National Association of Waste Material...
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    • How Steel is Made

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    • The center portion of the poster depicts the various steps in the steel production process. The surrounding area depicts household items that can be made into military items.
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    • Save Your Cans, Help Pass the Ammunition

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    • Depicts a woman�s arm coming from the lower right corner holding out several cans of tomatoes. Gradually the appearance of the cans changes as they are transformed into ammunition and loaded into a weapon, used by two soldiers. Text outlines the...
    • Barclay, McClelland.
    • 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...
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    • 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"
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    • 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.
    • He Needs More Than Guts

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    • Depicts a soldier operating an anti-aircraft gun. An airplane can be seen crashing into the water below. Text encourages citizens to turn in their "junk" to make weapons.
    • Kling.
    • Get in the Scrap

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    • Contains a graph illustrating the amount of tons of scrap metal various pieces of war equipment need to be produced. The number of tons proceeds up vertically on the right side. The equipment type is represented by illustrations (e.g. a tank)....
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    • Help Send Them What it takes to Win

    • 1943
    • At center of poster is a depiction soldiers and piles of canned goods on a battleship. A tank and missile can be seen being lowered from above. A helicopter also flies above. Around this central image is a border of illustrations depicting...
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