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  • All fields: World War, 1939-1945--War work
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    • Take Care! Idle Hands Work for Hitler

    • 1942
    • Photo of a male worker with his left arm in a sling. Printed at bottom "War Production Board Washington, D.C. A-8 U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-O-464378"
    • Twice a Patriot!

    • 1943
    • Depicts an African-American man dressed in a welder's apron, helmet, and glove and holding a welding instrument in his right arm; a shipyard is depicted in the background behind him. Text informs the reader that ex-private Obie Bartlett lost his...
    • They'll Let Us Know When To Quit!

    • 1944
    • Depicts a machinist wearing a cap and apron over his shirt, holding a tool in his left hand, he points to a background scene showing soldiers in battle. Printed at bottom: "War Manpower Commission U. S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-620773"
    • Anderson, Lyman, 1907-1993.
    • United We Win

    • 1943
    • Depicts two men bolting together the body of a military vehicle. Behind them is a large American flag. War Manpower Commission, Washington, D.C. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 38. U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-506015."
    • I Need Your Skill in a War Job

    • 1943
    • Depicts Uncle Sam in his classic "I want you" pose, looking ahead intently and pointing at the viewer with his index finger. Text "If you know one of these trades and are not now in real war work, you are badly needed...See your nearest U.S....
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960.
    • More Production

    • 1942
    • Depicts Hitler, Mussolini, and Hirohito running down a snowy hill chased by a huge rolling snowball labeled "More Production." Printed at bottom "War Production Board Washington, D.C. A-11
    • The Battle of Production

    • 1942
    • Photo of President Roosevelt in a car, surrounded by military personnel, looking over his left shoulder at a document an officer is holding and pointing at from the back seat. Text is a quote by the President stating that the quality of American...
    • Thank God for American Industry

    • 1942
    • Photo of Lieut. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's head above quotation. Text expresses American industry for supplying the weapons and equipment to conduct the North African Campaign. Printed at bottom "War Production Board War Production Drive...
    • Big Things From Little Ideas Grow

    • 1943
    • Portrait of Thomas Edison. text states that America's greatest inventor worked small ideas into big ones, text below urges Americans to put their ideas to work to speed victory. Printed at bottom "War Production Board War Production Drive...
    • You, too, are needed in a War Job!

    • 1945
    • Depicts a smiling man and woman working on an assembly line canning and boxing tomatoes. Text encourages reader to work in a food processing plant as part of the war effort. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1945-O-639198"
    • Here's a War Job For You

    • Depicts four trains moving down the tracks and a long row of tanks being transported along the third set of tracks. Text states that railroad workers are urgently needed and encourages applicants to seek jobs at any railroad office or at the U. S....
    • Treidler, Adolph, b. 1886.
    • Don't Let This Bug Get You!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a flying insect labeled "absenteeism." A message from "Your Labor Management Committee." Printed at bottom "U. S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-525295 War Production Drive Headquarters Bulletin Board Placard No. 28"
    • Teaching is war-work, too

    • Depicts a female teacher standing with two students, a boy and a girl, all three with their hands placed over their hearts and looking toward an American flag. Text "American Education Week Nov. 5 to Nov. 11 Visit Your Schools."
    • Veterans Jobs in the Federal Government are open to you

    • 1944
    • Along the left side of the poster are the smiling faces of several veterans, men and women, from various branches of the armed services, at top is eagle insignia. Text states veterans get prefernce in appointment, and directs readers to the Civil...
    • American Labor...Producing for Attack

    • 1943
    • Depicts bronze statue of a male worker wearing a long apron, holding a wrench in his right hand and rolling up his sleeve with the left. Printed at bottom "U. S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-541688"
    • Women veterans historical collection

    • 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940;...
    • The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project (WVHP), established at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1998, documents the contributions of women in the military and related service organizations since World War I....
    • Annie Laurie Burton and others playing leapfrog on a beach

    • Annie Laurie Burton was an American Red Cross worker who served in Australia during World War II. Annie Laurie Burton (bottom left) with military personnel and female Red Cross workers playing leapfrog on a beach in Australia.
    • Burton, Annie Laurie.
    • Annie Laurie Burton holding a koala bear

    • 1943
    • Annie Laurie Burton was an American Red Cross worker who served in Australia during World War II. Annie Laurie Burton holding a koala bear standing between two men. Photograph taken while she was serving in the Red Cross in Australia during World...
    • Burton, Annie Laurie.


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