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  • All fields: World War, 1939-1945--Transportation
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    • Me Travel? Not This Summer. Vacation at Home.

    • 1945
    • Depicts a man relaxing in his living room with a dog at his feet. A photograph of a young soldier is in the corner. Printed along bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1945-O643715." Printed on back of copy 2 "An Urgent Message from the United...
    • Borne, Albert.
    • What are buses doing to win the "Battle of Transportation..."

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    • An informational poster about Greyhound buses and the war effort. Drawing of a bus with people boarding and several smaller drawings. Sections include how buses serve the armed forces, what buses are doing for war industries, essential civilian...
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    • Is your trip necessary?

    • 1943
    • Photograph depicting a railroad car crowded with people. Text informs the reader that needless travel interferes with the war effort. Printed on bottom "OWI Poster No. 74. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public...
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    • Serve Our Fighting Men Abroad, Conserve these Services at Home

    • 1943
    • Text encourages citizens to conserve the use of electricity, communications, water, and transportation in order to support the war effort. Each element is accompanied by a corresponding image: light bulb, telephone, faucet, and train. Printed at...
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    • War Traffic Must Come First

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    • Depicts a train rushing along the track. The wheels of the train are the most prominent feature. Text: "Don't waste transportation."
    • Chance, Fred.
    • I'll carry mine, too!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a smiling woman walking and carrying her groceries while in the background armed soldiers march. Text states that trucks and tires must last till victory. printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 28. Additional copies may be obtained upon request...
    • Sarra.
    • Won't you give my boy a chance to get home?

    • 1944
    • Image of middle-aged woman. Behind her, and on her label, is an insignia featuring a blue star against a white background, with a red border. Text: "Don't travel--unless your trip helps win the war." On reverse is text about importance of railroads...
    • Rozen, Jerome, 1895-1987.
    • Could this be you?

    • 1945
    • Depicts four one frame cartoons illustrating reasons why people may travel (shopping, vacation, etc.). Text: "Don't travel--unless your trip helps win the war." Printed at bottom: "U.S. Office of Defense Transportation U.S. Government Printing...
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    • They've got more important places to go than you

    • 1942
    • Depicts four soldiers riding in a Jeep. Text encourages readers to save rubber and check tires. Printed at bottom "Division of Information Office for Emergency Management Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-O-498482 OWI Poster...
    • Richards, Walter DuBois, 1907-

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