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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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    • 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.
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    • "Spirit of 1917"

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    • 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."
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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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    • Eat More Cottage Cheese

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    • Text promotes cottage cheese as a substitute for meat protein. One pound of cottage cheese supplies more protein than a pound of beef, pork, lamb, veal, or fowl. Contains photograph of cottage cheese and the animals listed above.
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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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    • 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...
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    • 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...
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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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    • 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."
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    • 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.
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    • 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!"
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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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    • They also serve, who buys War Bonds--7th War Loan

    • 1945
    • Depicts a man holding two war bonds and soldier firing a gun in the background. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1945-O-635392 WFD 995." Removed from Military Collection, World War II Papers, II. County War Records Box 133,...
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    • Our Wounded Need Help!

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    • Text only poster describes ways nurses can be released for military service including deferring non-essential operations and urging retired nurses to take civilian nursing jobs. Printed on reverse is a message from the chairman of the American...
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    • Make Good The Promise

    • 1918
    • Rainbow connecting America and Europe; Red Cross prominent in center, on ocean-blue background. Text urges donors to fulfill the promise, $100,000,000, for the Red Cross Second War Fund, May 20-27 [1918]. Second War Fund Window Display Material.
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    • Alsace-Lorraine: President Wilson's Address to Congress

    • 1918
    • Reproduction of an 1871 painting by J. J. Henner, depicting an Alsatian woman. Text includes statements made by Alsatian representatives in 1871 and 1874, and by President Woodrow Wilson's addresses to the American Congress, in 1918, declaring...
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    • Woman Power--Women's Army Auxiliary Corps

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    • Brochure describes the of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, its various roles for women, qualifications necessary to join, and a pay scale. Photographs show women at work and in various training exercises.
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