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    • Where our men are fighting, Our FOOD is fighting

    • 1943
    • Depicts a box of food falling from the sky attached to a red parachute; in the background two figures are parachuting downward. Text encourages the reader to buy wisely, cook carefully, store carefully, and use leftovers. Printed at bottom "OWI...
    • 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."
    • "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.
    • This is Our Goal in the 7th War Loan

    • 1945
    • Depicts a woman with her hair wrapped in a kerchief holding a chart with numbers from 10 to 160 representing percent of quota. Under the image is a quote by Franklin Roosevelt about the importance of buying war bonds. Printed at bottom "U.S....
    • Serve Our Fighting Men Abroad, Conserve these Services at Home

    • 1943
    • Text encourages citizens to conserve the use of electricity, communications, water, and transportation in order to support the war effort. Each element is accompanied by a corresponding image: light bulb, telephone, faucet, and train. Printed at...
    • 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....
    • YWCA War Work Bulletin

    • 1918
    • The YWCA War Work Bulletin explains the "Blue Triangle" program which includes women workers in all parts of the United States and abroad. The program provides Hostess Houses in Army Camps, where soldiers can meet their families; uniformed YWCA...
    • Americans! Eyes Open! Mouths Shut!

    • Text continues: "Help win the war by obeying these rules. Do not repeat any rumors concerning our troops. It is no rumor that, after a long wait, you can now join the U.S. Marines…The Marine Corps Recruiting Station is at 4 North Pack Square,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • For some food from each group...every day!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a food wheel with pictures and labels illustrating seven food groups. Text encourages the reader to eat any foods he or she wants in addition to the basic seven. Printed at bottom "U. S. Department of Agriculture --U.S. Government Printing...
    • 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...
    • Buy Bonds Regularly

    • 1945
    • Depicts a chart which shows what happens if people buy and hold war bonds; a column down the left side features weekly savings amounts ranging from $3.75 to $18.75; across the top three columns labeled in 1 year, in 5 years, and in 10 years show...
    • 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.


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