Resource Type

Ours-- to fight for : freedom from fear.

Color poster of a mother and father tucking two children into bed. The father is holding glasses and a newspaper that reads "BOMBINGS KI- HORROR HIT."
Date: 1943
Creator: Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978.
System: The UNT Digital Library

3e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale, Crédit Lyonnais : souscrivez.

A soldier holds a flag that says "LIBERTE" over a large globe as if to plant the flag on France. Red liquid drips from Europe and down the exterior of the globe to the ground.
Date: 1917
Creator: Faivre, Abel, 1867-1945.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Metal makes might! : keep it coming!

Navy and white poster has blue background with text at the top. There are six blue and white pictures in two rows of three depicting metal in use. Each picture has a caption at the bottom and a white border.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
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

Your metal in action.

A series of blue-tinted photographs with captions depicts the use of metal for war weapons and ships.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. War Department. Bureau of Public Relations.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Souscrivez pour la victoire : Banque Nationale de Crédit.

A winged female figure holding the flag of France flies over a field of fallen German soldiers and canons. Riding on the clouds behind her are armies of soldiers, many of whom are holding flags of various countries.
Date: 1916
Creator: Richard-Gutz, M.
System: The UNT Digital Library

An die deutschen frauen!

Instructions to the women of Germany, urging them to provide assistance and support in the war effort. Text is in a medieval-style font.
Date: August 6, 1914
Creator: Auguste Viktoria, Empress, consort of William II, German Emperor, 1858-1921.
System: The UNT Digital Library

New York City Hostess Houses.

All lettered poster, red & blue on white paper. The YWCA logo appears at upper left and right. The poster gives three addresses and phone numbers for YWCA Hostess Houses in New York City and Brooklyn.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young Women's Christian Association.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Christmas overseas gifts : wrap securely, address correctly, choose gifts wisely : mail between Sept. 15 - Oct. 15.

Picture of Santa Claus in a soldier's helmet, pointing with his left hand at a wrapped and addressed package in his right. The U.S. seal appears at the lower left corner and a U.S. Navy shield logo appears at the lower right corner.
Date: 1945
Creator: Graves.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Eat more corn, oats and rye products-- ... : eat less wheat, meat, sugar and fats, to save for the Army and our allies.

Color poster depicts a variety of foods on a table: a whole fish on a plate, a bowl of fruit, vegetables, a basket of corn, poultry, and a loaf of bread. The table is brown and the poster background is green.
Date: 1917
Creator: Britton, L. N.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Comptoir National D'escompte de Paris : Emprunt National 1918 : pour hâter la Victoire, et pour nous revoir bientôt, souscrivez!

Color poster of two women smiling. The woman on the left is wearing a large black Alsatian headdress ("coiffe alsacienne"). She is raising one arm in the air as if to salute and has her other arm around the shoulder of the other woman. The woman on the right is holding flowers. She wears a white bonnet and a shawl, typical of the region of Lorraine. Both women wear blue-white-and-red rosettes on their headwear. A bird flies at the lower left side of the picture. (Alsace-Lorraine was a part of France ceded to the German Empire in 1871. It was reverted to France at the end of the First World War.)
Date: 1918
Creator: Leroux, Jules Marie Auguste, 1871-1954.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Food will win the war : you came here seeking freedom, you must now help to preserve it : wheat is needed for the Allies, waste nothing.

Color poster of people standing on a boat or shoreline near the sea. They appear to be European immigrants. In the foreground, a man appears to be pleading with a woman holding a basket of food. In the background can be seen part of a large ship, the Statue of Liberty, and a rainbow stretching across the New York skyline. A man waves his cap in that direction.
Date: 1918
Creator: Chambers, Charles Edward, ca. 1883-1941.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Why is it necessary to eat less meat and less wheat bread?

All-lettered poster has a two-column article with lengthy text, explaining the need to conserve meat, wheat, fats, sugar, and coal.
Date: 1917
Creator: United States Food Administration
System: The UNT Digital Library

Opportunity's one knock.

A woman (Opportunity) knocks on a door labeled W.S.S. with a knocker that has "THRIFT" on it. She holds a basket of money. Extended text in red and black fills most of the page; it is a quote by James J. Hill.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
System: The UNT Digital Library

Millions of troops are on the move-- : is your trip necessary?

A large crowd of soldiers exit a train and crowd the train platform.
Date: 1943
Creator: Melbourne, Montgomery.
System: The UNT Digital Library

War rages in France: we must feed them.

Black & white print. A large crowd of people of all ages walk or ride in carts on a cobble street. Behind them is a ruined building.
Date: 1918
Creator: Townsend
System: The UNT Digital Library

Ten years ago : the Nazis burned these books --but free Americans can still read them.

Poster in red and black tones. In the center is a black & white photograph showing a crowd of people standing next to a bonfire and giving the Nazi salute.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information.
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

The signal is save.

An image of four flying colorful signal flags is superimposed over a black and white photograph of a battleship on a green sea.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
System: The UNT Digital Library

American Junior Red Cross.

A color illustration of a neatly dressed young man and woman. The young man holds a raised Red Cross flag in one hand; his other hand is raised and index finger extended. The young woman wears a yellow dress and carries a Red Cross box, a wooden board-game box, and a child's dress in her arms. A town is seen in the background.
Date: 1943
Creator: Humphrey, Walter Beach, 1892-1966.
System: The UNT Digital Library

For their future-- : buy war bonds.

Painting of a blonde woman in a blue shirt and red and white striped skirt, holding a blonde baby. There is a blue sky behind them with some clouds. They are both looking down at a black toy lamb, with a flower wreath around its head. The poster is bordered by a painted picture frame. "BUY WAR BONDS" is in what would be a metal plate fastened to the "frame"
Date: 1943
Creator: Munsell
System: The UNT Digital Library

China shall have our help! : United China Relief.

Color poster of a Chinese man and woman walking. The woman carries a young child on her back. The man's right arm is in a sling. The man and woman wear plain blue clothing and the child wears a red garment.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sawyers, Martha, 1902-1988.
System: The UNT Digital Library

You are needed now : join the Army Nurse Corps : apply at your Red Cross recruiting station.

Picture of a smiling woman in a military uniform. Her jacket and cap are army green, and her shirt and tie are khaki-colored.
Date: June 1943
Creator: Green, Ruzzie
System: The UNT Digital Library

China first to fight! : United China Relief participating in National War Fund.

Color poster of Chinese soldier in a green uniform, walking behind a woman holding the hand of child. Both the woman and child are dressed in plain blue traditional Chinese clothing. The woman's arm is in a sling and a bloody bandage can be seen on her wrist. The poster background is bright yellow.
Date: [1941..1946]
Creator: Sawyers, Martha, 1902-1988.
System: The UNT Digital Library