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She's a swell plane-- give us more! : more production.

Poster in black & white and red tones. A military pilot in a flight uniform smiles as he removes his goggles and points backward.
Date: 1942
Creator: Riggs, Robert, 1896-1970
System: The UNT Digital Library

"Keep 'em flying" is our battle cry! : first class fighting men needed.

Recruiting poster for aviation cadets and soldiers. Graphic image shows three U.S. Army airplanes flying through the sky as the U.S. flag waves in the background.
Date: 1942
Creator: Smith, Dan V. & Downe, Albro F.
System: The UNT Digital Library

This man is your friend : Canadian : he fights for freedom.

Photograph of a smiling Canadian soldier in uniform and wearing a tam o'shanter.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Facts and Figures.
System: The UNT Digital Library

This man is your friend : Ethiopian : he fights for freedom.

Photograph of an Ethiopian soldier in uniform and cap, playing a bugle.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Facts and Figures.
System: The UNT Digital Library

This man is your friend : Australian : he fights for freedom.

Photograph of a smiling Australian soldier in uniform and wearing a slouch hat.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Facts and Figures.
System: The UNT Digital Library

This man is your friend : Chinese : he fights for freedom.

Photograph of a smiling Chinese soldier in uniform with cap.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Facts and Figures.
System: The UNT Digital Library

This man is your friend : Dutch sailor : he fights for freedom.

Photograph of a Dutch sailor in uniform and cap.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Facts and Figures.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Making America strong : competitive companies co-operate to produce important instruments for military aircraft.

Black & white poster features comic-book style drawings of an industrial worker, managers, and buildings, and a large outline map of the U.S. containing additional text.
Date: 1942?
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
System: The UNT Digital Library

Take care! : idle hands work for Hitler.

Color poster featuring a black & white photograph. An adult male stands on the left side of the poster facing the viewer. He is wearing a cap, his left arm is in a sling, and he wears a large button or badge above his right chest pocket.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Production Board.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Don't let that shadow touch them: buy war bonds.

Three children with toys and a flag, on a lawn scattered with small white flowers, are surrounded by the shadow of a swastika. One boy holds a toy military airplane. Another boy wears a paper hat and holds a flag on a makeshift pole. The girl is seated and holds a doll.
Date: 1942
Creator: Smith, Lawrence Beall, 1909-
System: The UNT Digital Library

"Keep 'em rolling, pal. On the production line, we're fighters, too. We'll give 'em a beating they'll never forget." Produce for victory!

A working man smiles at the viewer. He has goggles on his forehead and is wearing a torn sweatshirt.
Date: 1942
Creator: Hagel, Otto, 1909-1973.
System: The UNT Digital Library

"The stuff our soldiers need is comin'-- but fast! We're workin' like hell to give them everything they need to beat the livin' daylights out of those _ _ _ _!" : produce for victory!

A gray- or blond-haired man, possibly a miner, looks directly at the viewer. He wears a hardhat with a lamp on it, a brown leather jacket, and appears to have soot on his face.
Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Men of 18 and 19: now you can choose your branch of service.

Poster in black & white and green tones. The main image is a green-tinted photograph of head and shoulders of a soldier in a helmet, looking upward. A white inset at right lists various branches of service.
Date: October 17, 1942
Creator: unknown
System: The UNT Digital Library

This is our war-- : join the WAAC, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, United States Army.

The golden-orange background shows a faint outline of Pallas Athene's head. Superimposed on this background is a large black & white photograph of the head and shoulders of a woman in a WAAC uniform.
Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
System: The UNT Digital Library

"You make 'em, buddy -- we'll use 'em -- and how! We're all soldiers together. Our victories in battle come right after your victories in production." : produce for victory!

A soldier wearing a helmet and uniform looks upward toward the viewer. A gas mask hangs around his neck. He has blonde hair, blue eyes, a rough complexion, and a serious expression.
Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
System: The UNT Digital Library

"This is everybody's war. The enemy has made it so. May you never know what it means to be a refugee -- to be hungry -- to be homeless. Be sure this never happens to you!" : produce for victory!

Poster shows a photo of a mother holding a child with two small children walking beside her through a war torn area with damaged buildings in the background.
Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Unlock the door-- quick!

Black and white cartoon of a soldier and a miner standing in front of a wooden door with an oversized padlock on it. The padlock represents a shortage of metal for military equipment which is locked behind the doors. The miner holds a large key labeled "More Ore". The soldier tells him that only he can unlock the doors.
Date: 1942
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952
System: The UNT Digital Library

"United we stand--" : two fox-holes defending America.

Poster consists of two drawings divided by text caption. The first drawing is of a soldier in a fox-hole, aiming a large gun to the right of the viewer. The second drawing is of a miner in a shaft, aiming mining equipment away from the viewer.
Date: 1942
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952
System: The UNT Digital Library

Win with tin.

Poster in red and black tones. A series of graphic illustrations with captions provide instructions for preparing empty tin food cans for recycling.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. War Production Board. Bureau of Industrial Conservation.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Here's why we need more metal to win this war.

Poster features a series of six black & white photographs on a black background. The photographs are of military weapons, vehicles, aircraft, and a ship. Each photograph has a caption describing the amount of copper, zinc, and lead used to manufacture the equipment shown.
Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
System: The UNT Digital Library

Reach your boy overseas by V mail, the letters that travel on film ... : your stationer and post office have V...-mail letter forms.

Color poster shows a picture of a helmeted soldier's face at right. The letters in "V mail" are formed by an image of film that is coming off of a reel. The background of the main part of the poster is yellow.
Date: 1942
Creator: Schlaikjer, Jes Wilhelm, 1897-1982
System: The UNT Digital Library

Washington crossed the Delaware to win our freedom, we cross oceans to keep it : buy war stamps & bonds.

Small poster in orange and green tones. George Washington is in a boat, surrounded by other men with oars who are rowing. In front of him in the boat is the U.S. flag.
Date: 1942
Creator: Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974
System: The UNT Digital Library

Independence, July 4, 1776 ... : they kept the faith and so do you every time you lend a dime for war savings stamps.

Small color poster in red-orange and green tones. Thomas Jefferson reads the Declaration of Independence while other signers of it are seated around a table listening.
Date: 1942
Creator: Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974
System: The UNT Digital Library

John Paul Jones said, 'I have not yet begun to fight' : fight with war stamps & bonds.

Color poster in red-orange and green tones. John Paul Jones, wearing a Revolutionary War uniform, stands with one fist in the air and a sword in his other hand. At his feet is a cannon. Behind him is an early U.S. flag; in front of him is a shirtless man wearing a head scarf and earring.
Date: 1942
Creator: Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974
System: The UNT Digital Library