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    • Are You Working With Schwab?

    • 1917
    • The photograph shows an image of Charles M. Schwab, in suit and bowler hat, observing workmen in a shipyard. The text quotes Charles M. Schwab, Director General of the Emergency Fleet Corp., who gives credit "to the men who actually built [the...
    • Where Disaster Strikes The Red Cross Is There

    • 1919; 1920
    • Text: "Where Disaster Strikes The Red Cross Is There: Last year in the U.S. the Red Cross aided more than 30,000 victims of flood, fire, tornado or other unavoidable disaster: You are called to do your part by renewing your Membership."
    • Save and Invest in the Safest Simplest Security

    • Poster is text and borders only, with no image except "Torch of Liberty W.S.S. War Savings Stamps" emblem. Full text reads "Save and invest in the safest simplest security buy W.S.S. War Savings Stamps Issued by the United States Government. Jan....
    • "Spirit of 1917"

    • Marines on a beach carrying rifles and the American and Marine Corps flags. Text: "Join the U.S. Marines at Postoffice Bldg., Durham, N.C."
    • The U.S. Marines Want You

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

    • 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."
    • Right Is Might

    • 1942
    • Depicts row of tanks moving forward with dust flying and guns firing. Text encourages 18 and 19 year old men to enlist in the Army and choose a field of service from several listed. Printed in bottom right corner "P-45-RPB-10-19-42-50M Recruiting...
    • Now For the Knockout

    • 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.
    • Help for the Helpless: A Proclamation by the Governor

    • 1918
    • Proclamation by North Carolina Governor Thomas Walter Bickett stating that Monday, August 19, 1918 be set apart as Jewish Relief Day to help the starving Jews in Turkey, Palestine, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, and Galicia.
    • New Air Raid Warning System

    • 1943
    • Describes types of warning signals, their meaning, and appropriate actions to take for each one. Printed at bottom: "Effective 12:01 A.M., February 17, 1943 Approved by the U.S. Office of Civilian Defense, The Eastern Defense Command, and the First...
    • Civilian

    • Depicts five civilians, wearing armbands, walking against backdrop of the Civilian Defense logo.
    • More Firepower to `Em!

    • 1943
    • Depicts two soldiers, one is firing a large gun and the other is waving to American planes flying above. Printed at bottom: "Ordnance Department, U.S. Army, Keep 'Em Shooting!"
    • 100 Years of War

    • 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....
    • American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Cablegram

    • 1918; 1919
    • Reproduction of undated cablegram from Felix M. Warburg of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee to Secretary of State Robert Lansing, urging the raising of funds to aid starving Jews in Poland and Lithuania.
    • General Layout, Civil Air Raid Warning Service

    • 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...
    • Hail Victory

    • 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....
    • On to Victory with Third Liberty Bonds

    • 1918
    • Poster contains a photographic image of a soldier and the emblem of the YMCA. Text: "On to Victory with Third Liberty Bonds Think Victory. Speak Victory. Work Victory. Pray Victory. Buy Victory. Third Victory Bonds."
    • Emergency Medical Field Unit

    • 1941
    • Contains a chart depicting the links between emergency medical field personnel. At the top is the unit leader, then two squads. Each squad has two teams. Space is provided to fill in the names of the doctors and nurses, as well as the name of the...


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