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  • All fields: World War, 1939-1945
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    • The U.S. Marines Want You

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    • Depicts Marine in dress uniform gesturing with finger. Text lists recruiting station as Citizens' Nat'l Bank Building, Raleigh, N.C.
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    • Air Raid Instructions

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    • Text provides a notice to the public about new air raid warning signals, effective February 17, 1943. Printed at bottom: "Durham County Civilian Defense Council Durham, North Carolina Christian Printing Co., Durham, N.C."
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    • Now For the Knockout

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    • Depicts a caricature drawing of Emporer Hirohito being punched in the face by Uncle Sam's fist. Handwritten on bottom "A poster much used just before 'V-J Day'." Signed, R. Gregg Cherry Governor.
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    • An American Privilege

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    • Depicts roads coming from the north, south, east, and west. At the intersection is a columned building symbolizing a library. Text reminds readers that information is a privilege and can be found at the public library, and that Book Week is...
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    • Annie Laurie Burton and others playing leapfrog on a beach

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    • 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.
    • Civilian

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    • Depicts five civilians, wearing armbands, walking against backdrop of the Civilian Defense logo.
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    • Carry Your Share--Buy War Bonds

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    • Depicts a soldier hoisting a large blue sack onto the shoulder of another soldier. Printed at bottom: "Published by Abbott Laboratories as a contribution to the Treasury's Schools-At-War Program." A biography of the artist, Joseph Hirsch, is...
    • Hirsch, Joseph, 1910-1981.
    • The Government of the United States

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    • An organizational flow chart compiled January, 1944 by the Office of War Information which lists all branches and departments of the federal government.
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    • 100 Years of War

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    • Depicts a map of the world with each country color coded to indicate the number of wars it has been involved in over the last 100 years. Text explains the map's purpose and states the world has had only 230 years of peace in the last 3,344 years....
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    • Food is War Power

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    • Depicts airplanes and battleships firing at each other, a piles of food can be seen below. Text: "America expects every American to fight malnutrition by wise eating. Here is material to help you." Stamped on back "North Carolina Work Projects...
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    • General Layout, Civil Air Raid Warning Service

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    • Contains a chart depicting the links between various air raid personnel within North Carolina. It begins with the 1,100 civil air raid warning observation posts and goes down through the filter centers, the district air raid wardens, chief...
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    • Hail Victory

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    • Depicts an eagle with his wings spread in front of the American, Russian, French, and British flags. Text solutes the efforts of the armed forces, the U.S. allies, and the home front and expresses gratitude to those who gave their lives....
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    • Your Civil Defense Uniform

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    • Double-sided advertisement for civil defense uniforms and accessories, such as helmets, masks, whistles, and pennants. Includes price lists and blank order forms. Illustrations of some of the pieces are included. Various Civil Defense insignia are...
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    • Victory Gardens and Vitamin Diets on the Home Front

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    • Depicts a woman and child working in a garden in front of a house. Text: "Here are helps for cultivating and using your victory gardens." Stamped on back "North Carolina Work Projects Administration Library Project."
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    • The Box Score

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    • Poster includes information about a division, possibly 7th Armored Division, commanded by Major General R. W. Hasbrouck, and division statistics, such as number of prisoners taken, armament captured and destroyed, and number of awards and...
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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.

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