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    • 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....
    • Order Your Coal Now

    • Title continues "Get it out of Uncle Sam's way--he needs the railroads for the war."
    • Cooper, Fred G. (Frederic Gross), 1883-1962
    • 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.
    • "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."
    • Civilian

    • Depicts five civilians, wearing armbands, walking against backdrop of the Civilian Defense logo.
    • 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....
    • 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....
    • Waste No Food!

    • Text promotes the value of conserving food by not making or serving too much at meals, by not letting food spoil, and by not handling food carelessly. Excerpt: "For practical advice on how to feed your family efficiently and make the most of the...
    • United States. Dept. of Agriculture
    • Men Wanted for the Army

    • Three soldiers in the foreground are sending or receiving messages over a wireless radio. Soldiers in the middle ground prepare to fire a canyon. Soldiers in the background are standing on a bluff, signaling with a red flag.
    • Whelan, Michael P.
    • The Box Score

    • 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...
    • Eat More Cottage Cheese

    • 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.
    • U.S. Marines "Soldiers of the Sea"

    • Marines in a landing party carrying rifles, ships visible in background. Image is captioned "Soldiers of the Sea." Surrounded by black-and-white photographs of Marines in various activities including training and recreation. Text: "For full...
    • Moore, Bruce
    • Civilian Protection Organization for Raleigh, N.C.

    • Contains a chart describing the various administrative groups and their specific duties, training requirements, preferred physique and character, uniform, and equipment. An illustration of each group's insignias is also included. Note: copies 3-4...
    • Our Wounded Need Help!

    • 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...
    • Don't Stop Saving Food

    • Text: "don't stop saving food." Poster is number 30 in a series.
    • United States. Food Administration
    • Food is Ammunition -- Don't Waste It

    • Silhouette of soldiers on horseback with American flag in background, large basket of produce in foreground. Text: "Food is Ammunition -- Don't Waste It." Poster is number 5 in a series.
    • Sheridan, John E.


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