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    • 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....
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    • Letter: Annie Laurie Burton to Family, 1942

    • 1942
    • Annie Laurie Burton was an American Red Cross worker who served in Australia during World War II. Letter describes Burton's sea voyage to Australia.
    • Burton, Annie Laurie.
    • 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
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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"
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    • 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...
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    • 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...
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    • 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.
    • 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"
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    • 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.
    • 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...
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    • 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"
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    • 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...
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    • 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."
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    • What did you do today--For freedom?

    • 1943
    • Depicts the body of a dead soldier lying on the ground. Text: "Today at the front, he died...Today, what did you do? Next time you see a list of dead and wounded, ask yourself: 'What have I done today for freedom? What can I do tomorrow that will...
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    • Letter: Annie Laurie Burton to Family, March 14, 1943

    • 1943-03-14
    • Annie Laurie Burton was an American Red Cross worker who served in Australia during World War II. Letter describes events during a two week vacation including sightseeing in Melbourne and meeting new people.
    • Burton, Annie Laurie.

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