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Image of 1982.180.003 - The Education Program of the United States Army Guidelines Poster, c. 1942-1945. Poster displays a set of guidelines for the army of what to do before and after the service.

Dimensions: 18 x 24

1982.180.003 - The Education Program of the United States Army Guidelines Poster, c. 1942-1945. Poster displays a set of guidelines for the army of what to do before and after the service. Dimensions: 18 x 24

The Education Program of the United States Army Guidelines Poster, c. 1942-1945. Poster displays a set of guidelines for the army of what to do before and after the service. Dimensions: 18 x 24

Image of 1982.154.003 - Help Him/Help Yourself War Bonds poster, c. 1942-1945. This poster was used to raise awareness in buying war bonds during WWII. Dimensions: 22 x 16.5

1982.154.003 - Help Him/Help Yourself War Bonds poster, c. 1942-1945. This poster was used to raise awareness in buying war bonds during WWII. Dimensions: 22 x 16.5

Help Him/Help Yourself War Bonds poster, c. 1942-1945. This poster was used to raise awareness in buying war bonds during WWII. Dimensions: 22 x 16.5

Image of 1982.186.004 - Americans Suffer When Careless Talk Kills Poster, 1943. Poster depicts a man consoling a woman with a red, white quilt with blue star near them on their left. The woman has a telegram in her hand with news that says their son was a casualty in the war.

1982.186.004 - Americans Suffer When Careless Talk Kills Poster, 1943. Poster depicts a man consoling a woman with a red, white quilt with blue star near them on their left. The woman has a telegram in her hand with news that says their son was a casualty in the war.

Americans Suffer When Careless Talk Kills Poster, 1943. Poster depicts a man consoling a woman with a red, white quilt with blue star near them on their left. The woman has a telegram in her hand with news that says their son was a casualty in the war.

Image of 1982.187.004 - War Against Fires of War, c. 1942-1945. Poster displays two civilian fire guards hosing down a fire in a house. 

Dimensions: 22 x 14

1982.187.004 - War Against Fires of War, c. 1942-1945. Poster displays two civilian fire guards hosing down a fire in a house. Dimensions: 22 x 14

War Against Fires of War, c. 1942-1945. Poster displays two civilian fire guards hosing down a fire in a house. Dimensions: 22 x 14

Image of 1982.176.001 - WWII Poster, 1943. A white poster in a blue background with two men in two different colored parachutes, one white, and one blue, jumping down and a wooden crate connected to a red parachute on top near by the two men with parachutes.  There is some painted text on the blue background of the poster that says "Where out men are fighting  /  OUR FOOD IS FIGHTING   /  BUY WISELY- COOK CAREFULLY- STORE CAREFULLY-USE LEFTOVERS." On the very bottom of the poster, there is some more printed text that says "OWI POSTER NO. 35.  Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquires, Office of War Information, Washington D.C.  /  U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1943-O-506016". 

Dimensions: 28 x 21.5

1982.176.001 - WWII Poster, 1943. A white poster in a blue background with two men in two different colored parachutes, one white, and one blue, jumping down and a wooden crate connected to a red parachute on top near by the two men with parachutes. There is some painted text on the blue background of the poster that says "Where out men are fighting / OUR FOOD IS FIGHTING / BUY WISELY- COOK CAREFULLY- STORE CAREFULLY-USE LEFTOVERS." On the very bottom of the poster, there is some more printed text that says "OWI POSTER NO. 35. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquires, Office of War Information, Washington D.C. / U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1943-O-506016". Dimensions: 28 x 21.5

WWII Poster, 1943. A white poster in a blue background with two men in two different colored parachutes, one white, and one blue, jumping down and a wooden crate connected to a red parachute on top near by the two men with parachutes. There is some painted text on the blue background of the poster that says "Where out men are fighting / OUR FOOD IS FIGHTING / BUY WISELY- COOK CAREFULLY- STORE CAREFULLY-USE LEFTOVERS." On the very bottom of the poster, there is some more printed text that says "OWI POSTER NO. 35. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquires, Office of War Information, Washington D.C. / U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1943-O-506

Image of 1982.152.003 - Don't Let That Shadow Touch Them-Buy War Bonds Poster, 1942. Poster displays some children playing on the grass with a shadow of a swastika surrounding them. 

Dimensions: 20 x 14.25

1982.152.003 - Don't Let That Shadow Touch Them-Buy War Bonds Poster, 1942. Poster displays some children playing on the grass with a shadow of a swastika surrounding them. Dimensions: 20 x 14.25

Don't Let That Shadow Touch Them-Buy War Bonds Poster, 1942. Poster displays some children playing on the grass with a shadow of a swastika surrounding them. Dimensions: 20 x 14.25

Image of 1973.238.038 - WWII Poster of Norman Rockwell's Freedom From Want, 1943. The poster is a Norman Rockwell painting of the inside of a house with a smiling large family on each end of a large dining room table with the matriarch holding a plate with a turkey and the patriarch standing behind her in front of the table. Above the painting is some text, in large and in bold, that say "OURS ... to fight for". Near the bottom of the painting, there is some text that says the name of the artist "Norman Rockwell". At the bottom right hand corner of the painting, there is some tiny text that says "Painting from the Saturday Evening Post". Below the painting, there is some text, in large and in bold, that says "FREEDOM FROM WANT". Below the text above, in tiny font, the text reads "OWI Poster No. 45. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington D.C.  /  U.S. GOVERMENT OFFICE PRINTING OFFICE : 1943-O-511886". 

Dimensions: 27.5 x 20

1973.238.038 - WWII Poster of Norman Rockwell's Freedom From Want, 1943. The poster is a Norman Rockwell painting of the inside of a house with a smiling large family on each end of a large dining room table with the matriarch holding a plate with a turkey and the patriarch standing behind her in front of the table. Above the painting is some text, in large and in bold, that say "OURS ... to fight for". Near the bottom of the painting, there is some text that says the name of the artist "Norman Rockwell". At the bottom right hand corner of the painting, there is some tiny text that says "Painting from the Saturday Evening Post". Below the painting, there is some text, in large and in bold, that says "FREEDOM FROM WANT". Below the text above, in tiny font, the text reads "OWI Poster No. 45. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington D.C. / U.S. GOVERMENT OFFICE PRINTING OFFICE : 1943-O-511886". Dimensions: 27.5 x 20

WWII Poster of Norman Rockwell's Freedom From Want, 1943. The poster is a Norman Rockwell painting of the inside of a house with a smiling large family on each end of a large dining room table with the matriarch holding a plate with a turkey and the patriarch standing behind her in front of the table. Above the painting is some text, in large and in bold, that say "OURS ... to fight for". Near the bottom of the painting, there is some text that says the name of the artist "Norman Rockwell". At the bottom right hand corner of the painting, there is some tiny text that says "Painting from the Saturday Evening Post". Below the painting, there is some text, in large and in bold, that says "FREEDO

Image of 1982.156.006 - Buy Extra Bonds Poster, 1944. Poster in colored pencil in a blue and dark background of the ship named the U.S.S. Dorado riding through the ocean waves with two men from the U.S. Navy on the ship: one with binoculars at the bottom of the poster, and one holding a spotlight with some light colored in yellow flashing towards from the left hand side to the right hand side. At the top left hand corner of the poster, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with medium lettering , the text reads "IN MEMORY  /  U.S.S. "DORADO"". In the yellow colored light towards the right side of the poster, painted in red and bold with large lettering, the text reads "FIRE AWAY!". Towards the bottom of the poster, on the left hand side, below the man shining a light from the spotlight, written in pencil, the text reads "Schreiber  /  '44". Next to the text above, in a white square with a black border with a silhouette of a soldier in black in the middle of the white/red background, painted in white and bold, the text reads "5th  V  WAR  /  LOAN". The words "th" in "5th" is lowercased, with the "V" in the middle of "5th" and "WAR  /  LOAN" is disproportionately bigger than the rest of the text in the white/red background in the white square with the black border. On the back of uniform of the soldier with the binoculars, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with small lettering, the text reads "U.S. NAVY". Towards the bottom of the poster, painted in white, bold with huge lettering, the text reads "BUY EXTRA BONDS". At the bottom middle portion of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE  :  1944--0-581636". At the bottom right hand corner of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "WFD 908-A".

Dimensions: 28 x 20

1982.156.006 - Buy Extra Bonds Poster, 1944. Poster in colored pencil in a blue and dark background of the ship named the U.S.S. Dorado riding through the ocean waves with two men from the U.S. Navy on the ship: one with binoculars at the bottom of the poster, and one holding a spotlight with some light colored in yellow flashing towards from the left hand side to the right hand side. At the top left hand corner of the poster, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with medium lettering , the text reads "IN MEMORY / U.S.S. "DORADO"". In the yellow colored light towards the right side of the poster, painted in red and bold with large lettering, the text reads "FIRE AWAY!". Towards the bottom of the poster, on the left hand side, below the man shining a light from the spotlight, written in pencil, the text reads "Schreiber / '44". Next to the text above, in a white square with a black border with a silhouette of a soldier in black in the middle of the white/red background, painted in white and bold, the text reads "5th V WAR / LOAN". The words "th" in "5th" is lowercased, with the "V" in the middle of "5th" and "WAR / LOAN" is disproportionately bigger than the rest of the text in the white/red background in the white square with the black border. On the back of uniform of the soldier with the binoculars, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with small lettering, the text reads "U.S. NAVY". Towards the bottom of the poster, painted in white, bold with huge lettering, the text reads "BUY EXTRA BONDS". At the bottom middle portion of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1944--0-581636". At the bottom right hand corner of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "WFD 908-A". Dimensions: 28 x 20

Buy Extra Bonds Poster, 1944. Poster in colored pencil in a blue and dark background of the ship named the U.S.S. Dorado riding through the ocean waves with two men from the U.S. Navy on the ship: one with binoculars at the bottom of the poster, and one holding a spotlight with some light colored in yellow flashing towards from the left hand side to the right hand side. At the top left hand corner of the poster, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with medium lettering , the text reads "IN MEMORY / U.S.S. "DORADO"". In the yellow colored light towards the right side of the poster, painted in red and bold with large lettering, the text reads "FIRE AWAY!". Towards the bottom of the poste

Image of 1982.175.004 - Office of War Information WWII Poster, 1943. Poster in a white background of a smiling man in a navy blue uniform with white stripes with two stars on the back, and a white navy cap on his head carrying his equipment in one arm and his other arm with his hand outstretched open at the bottom. On the equipment that the soldier is carrying, written in black pencil in bold, the text reads "JOHN FALTER  /  USNR". In the middle of the equipment and right above the soldier, painted in black and bold, the text reads "...WATTS...". At the bottom left hand corner, in a red rectangular background border, painted in white with large lettering, the text reads "If you tell where  /  he's going ...  /  He may never  /  get there!". At the bottom of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING PRESS  :  1943--O-556153". At the bottom right hand corner of the poster, printed in black, bold with small lettering, the text reads "Distributed for the Issuing Agency  /  by the Office of War Information".

Dimensions: 28 x 20

1982.175.004 - Office of War Information WWII Poster, 1943. Poster in a white background of a smiling man in a navy blue uniform with white stripes with two stars on the back, and a white navy cap on his head carrying his equipment in one arm and his other arm with his hand outstretched open at the bottom. On the equipment that the soldier is carrying, written in black pencil in bold, the text reads "JOHN FALTER / USNR". In the middle of the equipment and right above the soldier, painted in black and bold, the text reads "...WATTS...". At the bottom left hand corner, in a red rectangular background border, painted in white with large lettering, the text reads "If you tell where / he's going ... / He may never / get there!". At the bottom of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING PRESS : 1943--O-556153". At the bottom right hand corner of the poster, printed in black, bold with small lettering, the text reads "Distributed for the Issuing Agency / by the Office of War Information". Dimensions: 28 x 20

Office of War Information WWII Poster, 1943. Poster in a white background of a smiling man in a navy blue uniform with white stripes with two stars on the back, and a white navy cap on his head carrying his equipment in one arm and his other arm with his hand outstretched open at the bottom. On the equipment that the soldier is carrying, written in black pencil in bold, the text reads "JOHN FALTER / USNR". In the middle of the equipment and right above the soldier, painted in black and bold, the text reads "...WATTS...". At the bottom left hand corner, in a red rectangular background border, painted in white with large lettering, the text reads "If you tell where / he's going ... / He m

Image of 0000.790.008 - Office of Price Administration Poster, 1943. Poster with a white background on top and bottom with two pencil engravings of two women at a store buying cans of rations from a mustached man at a counter. The first one has the one woman, with a firm angry look, buying all the cans of rations from the man at the counter and the other woman with an angry look at the man who points to the woman who bought all the rations. In the first engraving, on top of the woman buying all the rations, in a painted white border with red bold lettering, the text says "WITHOUT RATIONING". The word "WITHOUT"  is underlined. The second one has the man smiling and giving one can of rations to both women who are both smiling. On top of the woman on the left, in a painted white border with red bold lettering, the text says "WITH RATIONING". The word "WITH" is underlined. In the middle of both engravings, in a red background border with white and big lettering, the text reads "Rationing means a fair share for all of us." At the bottom middle of the poster, printed in black, bold and tiny lettering, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE  :  1943--O-514175". Next to the text above, printed in black, bold and small lettering, the text reads "Office of Price Administration  /  Washington D.C."  Next to the text above, in a black and white insignia with a small scale in the middle, at the top in white and in bold and tiny lettering with a black background, the painted text reads "OFFICE OF PRICE ADMINSTRATION". At the bottom of the black and white insignia, painted in white, in bold and big lettering with a black background, the text reads "OPA".

Dimensions: 28 x 20

0000.790.008 - Office of Price Administration Poster, 1943. Poster with a white background on top and bottom with two pencil engravings of two women at a store buying cans of rations from a mustached man at a counter. The first one has the one woman, with a firm angry look, buying all the cans of rations from the man at the counter and the other woman with an angry look at the man who points to the woman who bought all the rations. In the first engraving, on top of the woman buying all the rations, in a painted white border with red bold lettering, the text says "WITHOUT RATIONING". The word "WITHOUT" is underlined. The second one has the man smiling and giving one can of rations to both women who are both smiling. On top of the woman on the left, in a painted white border with red bold lettering, the text says "WITH RATIONING". The word "WITH" is underlined. In the middle of both engravings, in a red background border with white and big lettering, the text reads "Rationing means a fair share for all of us." At the bottom middle of the poster, printed in black, bold and tiny lettering, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1943--O-514175". Next to the text above, printed in black, bold and small lettering, the text reads "Office of Price Administration / Washington D.C." Next to the text above, in a black and white insignia with a small scale in the middle, at the top in white and in bold and tiny lettering with a black background, the painted text reads "OFFICE OF PRICE ADMINSTRATION". At the bottom of the black and white insignia, painted in white, in bold and big lettering with a black background, the text reads "OPA". Dimensions: 28 x 20

Office of Price Administration Poster, 1943. Poster with a white background on top and bottom with two pencil engravings of two women at a store buying cans of rations from a mustached man at a counter. The first one has the one woman, with a firm angry look, buying all the cans of rations from the man at the counter and the other woman with an angry look at the man who points to the woman who bought all the rations. In the first engraving, on top of the woman buying all the rations, in a painted white border with red bold lettering, the text says "WITHOUT RATIONING". The word "WITHOUT" is underlined. The second one has the man smiling and giving one can of rations to both women who are both

Image of 1982.174.002 - Office of War Information Poster, 1942. In a white background, this poster is a flag with white and red stripes and a blue rectangular square with white stars at the upper left hand corner. Below the flag, painted in black, bold, and in big lettering, the text reads "GIVE IT YOUR BEST!". Below the text above, printed in black, bold, smaller lettering than the text above, the text reads "OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION  /  POSTER NO. 9  /  WASHINGTON, D.C". Below the text above, printed in black, bold, and tinier than both of the text above, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1942--O-488228".

Dimensions: 20 x 28.5

1982.174.002 - Office of War Information Poster, 1942. In a white background, this poster is a flag with white and red stripes and a blue rectangular square with white stars at the upper left hand corner. Below the flag, painted in black, bold, and in big lettering, the text reads "GIVE IT YOUR BEST!". Below the text above, printed in black, bold, smaller lettering than the text above, the text reads "OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION / POSTER NO. 9 / WASHINGTON, D.C". Below the text above, printed in black, bold, and tinier than both of the text above, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1942--O-488228". Dimensions: 20 x 28.5

Office of War Information Poster, 1942. In a white background, this poster is a flag with white and red stripes and a blue rectangular square with white stars at the upper left hand corner. Below the flag, painted in black, bold, and in big lettering, the text reads "GIVE IT YOUR BEST!". Below the text above, printed in black, bold, smaller lettering than the text above, the text reads "OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION / POSTER NO. 9 / WASHINGTON, D.C". Below the text above, printed in black, bold, and tinier than both of the text above, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1942--O-488228". Dimensions: 20 x 28.5

Image of 1982.176.008 - WWII Poster of a Woman carrying her groceries and books, 1943. Poster of a photograph of a woman in a green jacket, green hat, and yellow blouse holding her groceries in her left hand, her books in her right hand with soldiers with helmets and guns marching in a gray background above. In the middle of the poster, painted in white, bold with bigger text, the text reads "I'll carry   /   mine too!". Towards the right of her groceries, written in gray paint, the text says "SARRA". At the bottom of the poster, in a navy blue background, painted in white and bold and smaller text, the text reads "TRUCKS AND TIRES MUST LAST TILL VICTORY". Below that text above, printed in black with regular tiny font, the text says "OWI Poster No. 28. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington D.C.". Towards the middle of the bottom of the poster, the printed text in bold and tiny lettering says "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTED OFFICE : 1943--O-503155". Towards the right hand corner at the bottom of the poster, the printed text in bold and black reads "THE OFFICE OF DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION". 

Dimensions: 28 x 20

1982.176.008 - WWII Poster of a Woman carrying her groceries and books, 1943. Poster of a photograph of a woman in a green jacket, green hat, and yellow blouse holding her groceries in her left hand, her books in her right hand with soldiers with helmets and guns marching in a gray background above. In the middle of the poster, painted in white, bold with bigger text, the text reads "I'll carry / mine too!". Towards the right of her groceries, written in gray paint, the text says "SARRA". At the bottom of the poster, in a navy blue background, painted in white and bold and smaller text, the text reads "TRUCKS AND TIRES MUST LAST TILL VICTORY". Below that text above, printed in black with regular tiny font, the text says "OWI Poster No. 28. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington D.C.". Towards the middle of the bottom of the poster, the printed text in bold and tiny lettering says "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTED OFFICE : 1943--O-503155". Towards the right hand corner at the bottom of the poster, the printed text in bold and black reads "THE OFFICE OF DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION". Dimensions: 28 x 20

WWII Poster of a Woman carrying her groceries and books, 1943. Poster of a photograph of a woman in a green jacket, green hat, and yellow blouse holding her groceries in her left hand, her books in her right hand with soldiers with helmets and guns marching in a gray background above. In the middle of the poster, painted in white, bold with bigger text, the text reads "I'll carry / mine too!". Towards the right of her groceries, written in gray paint, the text says "SARRA". At the bottom of the poster, in a navy blue background, painted in white and bold and smaller text, the text reads "TRUCKS AND TIRES MUST LAST TILL VICTORY". Below that text above, printed in black with regular tiny fo

Image of 1982.180.002 - Army Specialized Training Reserve Program Poster, November 13, 1944. Poster in a white and blue background of three soldiers in uniform carrying books before climbing the stairs to a brown building with an arched doorway and an yellow and blue insignia of a mix between a candlestick and a lamp below. Above the brown building with the arched doorway, painted in red and big lettering, the text reads "Boy! What a break!" Below the soldiers in uniform, painted in blue, bold and in huge lettering in a white background, the text reads "ASTRP". The text "ASTRP" is faded in the white background with more text, painted in black and regular font, on top of the text "ASTRP" that reads "The Army Specialized Training Reserve Program offers high school   /  graduates who are 17 but not yet 17 years and 9 months of  /  age free college training. For information apply at any U.S.  /  Army Recruiting Station or consult your high school principal." Below the text above, painted in black and in bold, the text reads "ARMY SPECIALIZED TRAINING RESERVE PROGRAM". Below the text above in the bottom right hand corner, an insignia shaped like a shield with some small bold printed text that reads "NOVA EMANENTS". Below the text above, in the middle of the shield insignia, with small printed bold text that reads "RECRUITING PUBLICITY BUREAU  /  UNITED STATES ARMY". Next to both of the text above, printed in black, bold, and small lettering, the text reads "P-149--RPB--11-3-44--60M".
 
Dimensions: 25 x 17

1982.180.002 - Army Specialized Training Reserve Program Poster, November 13, 1944. Poster in a white and blue background of three soldiers in uniform carrying books before climbing the stairs to a brown building with an arched doorway and an yellow and blue insignia of a mix between a candlestick and a lamp below. Above the brown building with the arched doorway, painted in red and big lettering, the text reads "Boy! What a break!" Below the soldiers in uniform, painted in blue, bold and in huge lettering in a white background, the text reads "ASTRP". The text "ASTRP" is faded in the white background with more text, painted in black and regular font, on top of the text "ASTRP" that reads "The Army Specialized Training Reserve Program offers high school / graduates who are 17 but not yet 17 years and 9 months of / age free college training. For information apply at any U.S. / Army Recruiting Station or consult your high school principal." Below the text above, painted in black and in bold, the text reads "ARMY SPECIALIZED TRAINING RESERVE PROGRAM". Below the text above in the bottom right hand corner, an insignia shaped like a shield with some small bold printed text that reads "NOVA EMANENTS". Below the text above, in the middle of the shield insignia, with small printed bold text that reads "RECRUITING PUBLICITY BUREAU / UNITED STATES ARMY". Next to both of the text above, printed in black, bold, and small lettering, the text reads "P-149--RPB--11-3-44--60M". Dimensions: 25 x 17

Army Specialized Training Reserve Program Poster, November 13, 1944. Poster in a white and blue background of three soldiers in uniform carrying books before climbing the stairs to a brown building with an arched doorway and an yellow and blue insignia of a mix between a candlestick and a lamp below. Above the brown building with the arched doorway, painted in red and big lettering, the text reads "Boy! What a break!" Below the soldiers in uniform, painted in blue, bold and in huge lettering in a white background, the text reads "ASTRP". The text "ASTRP" is faded in the white background with more text, painted in black and regular font, on top of the text "ASTRP" that reads "The Army Speciali

Image of 1982.176.005 - WWII Poster of a woman stitching up a man's pants, 1943. A poster in a white background with a woman in yellow dress and brown shoes standing behind a man in a red shirt and blue pants that the woman is stitching with her hands with a needlepoint and red yarn as the man is holding on to the handle of his lawnmower in one hand, and the plug for the lawnmower in the other. Next to the woman and man, there is basket with a tape measurer, scissors, more yarn, and other accessories. Above the figures in the middle of the poster, in red and in bold, there is some painted text that reads "USE IT UP - WEAR IT OUT -  /  MAKE IT DO!". Below the figures in the middle of the poster, painted in black and in bold, there is some text that says "OUR LABOR AND OUR GOODS ARE FIGHTING". Below the text above, in tiny font, the printed text reads "OWI Poster No. 39. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquires, Office of War Information, Washington D.C.". Next to the text above, in black, bold with tiny lettering, the printed text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1943-O-506726".

Dimensions: 28.125 x 21.75

1982.176.005 - WWII Poster of a woman stitching up a man's pants, 1943. A poster in a white background with a woman in yellow dress and brown shoes standing behind a man in a red shirt and blue pants that the woman is stitching with her hands with a needlepoint and red yarn as the man is holding on to the handle of his lawnmower in one hand, and the plug for the lawnmower in the other. Next to the woman and man, there is basket with a tape measurer, scissors, more yarn, and other accessories. Above the figures in the middle of the poster, in red and in bold, there is some painted text that reads "USE IT UP - WEAR IT OUT - / MAKE IT DO!". Below the figures in the middle of the poster, painted in black and in bold, there is some text that says "OUR LABOR AND OUR GOODS ARE FIGHTING". Below the text above, in tiny font, the printed text reads "OWI Poster No. 39. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquires, Office of War Information, Washington D.C.". Next to the text above, in black, bold with tiny lettering, the printed text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1943-O-506726". Dimensions: 28.125 x 21.75

WWII Poster of a woman stitching up a man's pants, 1943. A poster in a white background with a woman in yellow dress and brown shoes standing behind a man in a red shirt and blue pants that the woman is stitching with her hands with a needlepoint and red yarn as the man is holding on to the handle of his lawnmower in one hand, and the plug for the lawnmower in the other. Next to the woman and man, there is basket with a tape measurer, scissors, more yarn, and other accessories. Above the figures in the middle of the poster, in red and in bold, there is some painted text that reads "USE IT UP - WEAR IT OUT - / MAKE IT DO!". Below the figures in the middle of the poster, painted in black and

Image of 1991.177.001 - Office of Defense Transportation Poster, 1945. The poster shows a man with his hands on his head, seating on a chair looking relaxed, with his newspaper on his lap with a pitcher and glass of lemonade, and two pipes on the side over a stand on the right, a book stand on the left with a fan and a picture of a man in uniform with his dog at the bottom staring towards the right. Above the man in the chair, there is some painted text in bold and green that says "Me travel?". At the far right of the poster next to the stand with lemonade and two pipes, in brown paint, the text reads "ALBERT DORNE". Below the dog, there is some painted text in bold that says "... not this summer  /  VACATION AT HOME  /  OFFICE OF DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION"  The word "this" is underlined. Below the text above, the printed text in tiny, and bold reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE :  1945--O-643715". At the back of the poster, towards the left hand side in the middle, there is some printed text on the upper left hand corner in black square that says "AN URGENT MESSAGE   /  from the UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT". Below the text above, the bold printed text reads "OFFICE OF DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION    /   OFFICIAL BUSINESS". Towards the right side, the bold printed text says "PENALTY FOR PRIVACY USE TO AVOID  /  PAYMENT OF POSTAGE, $300". In the middle of both of these texts, the typed text says "The Mayor  /  San Mateo, California".

Dimensions: 26 x 18.5

1991.177.001 - Office of Defense Transportation Poster, 1945. The poster shows a man with his hands on his head, seating on a chair looking relaxed, with his newspaper on his lap with a pitcher and glass of lemonade, and two pipes on the side over a stand on the right, a book stand on the left with a fan and a picture of a man in uniform with his dog at the bottom staring towards the right. Above the man in the chair, there is some painted text in bold and green that says "Me travel?". At the far right of the poster next to the stand with lemonade and two pipes, in brown paint, the text reads "ALBERT DORNE". Below the dog, there is some painted text in bold that says "... not this summer / VACATION AT HOME / OFFICE OF DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION" The word "this" is underlined. Below the text above, the printed text in tiny, and bold reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1945--O-643715". At the back of the poster, towards the left hand side in the middle, there is some printed text on the upper left hand corner in black square that says "AN URGENT MESSAGE / from the UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT". Below the text above, the bold printed text reads "OFFICE OF DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION / OFFICIAL BUSINESS". Towards the right side, the bold printed text says "PENALTY FOR PRIVACY USE TO AVOID / PAYMENT OF POSTAGE, $300". In the middle of both of these texts, the typed text says "The Mayor / San Mateo, California". Dimensions: 26 x 18.5

Office of Defense Transportation Poster, 1945. The poster shows a man with his hands on his head, seating on a chair looking relaxed, with his newspaper on his lap with a pitcher and glass of lemonade, and two pipes on the side over a stand on the right, a book stand on the left with a fan and a picture of a man in uniform with his dog at the bottom staring towards the right. Above the man in the chair, there is some painted text in bold and green that says "Me travel?". At the far right of the poster next to the stand with lemonade and two pipes, in brown paint, the text reads "ALBERT DORNE". Below the dog, there is some painted text in bold that says "... not this summer / VACATION AT HOM

Image of 1991.176.004 - Uncle Sam WWII Poster, 1943. Poster with a blue background of a man named Uncle Sam with white hair, goatee and a white hat with red and white stripes and white stars across a blue border with only his index finger from his hand raised up toward his mouth and one of his red and white stripes sleeves is showing. Above Uncle Sam is some painted text in bold and white that reads "I'M COUNTING ON YOU!". Below the red and white sleeve is some painted yellow text that looks like a signature reads "L Helquera". Below the picture of Uncle Sam, towards the right, is some painted text in bold that reads "DON'T DISCUSS:   /  TROOP MOVEMENTS  /  SHIP  SAILINGS  .   /   WAR EQUIPMENT". Below the poster toward the left hand corner, the printed text in small and regular font reads "OWI POSTER NO.78--20" X 28"  Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C." Below the poster toward the right hand corner, the printed text in small and bold reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1943--O-534057".

Dimensions: 27.5 x 21

1991.176.004 - Uncle Sam WWII Poster, 1943. Poster with a blue background of a man named Uncle Sam with white hair, goatee and a white hat with red and white stripes and white stars across a blue border with only his index finger from his hand raised up toward his mouth and one of his red and white stripes sleeves is showing. Above Uncle Sam is some painted text in bold and white that reads "I'M COUNTING ON YOU!". Below the red and white sleeve is some painted yellow text that looks like a signature reads "L Helquera". Below the picture of Uncle Sam, towards the right, is some painted text in bold that reads "DON'T DISCUSS: / TROOP MOVEMENTS / SHIP SAILINGS . / WAR EQUIPMENT". Below the poster toward the left hand corner, the printed text in small and regular font reads "OWI POSTER NO.78--20" X 28" Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C." Below the poster toward the right hand corner, the printed text in small and bold reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1943--O-534057". Dimensions: 27.5 x 21

Uncle Sam WWII Poster, 1943. Poster with a blue background of a man named Uncle Sam with white hair, goatee and a white hat with red and white stripes and white stars across a blue border with only his index finger from his hand raised up toward his mouth and one of his red and white stripes sleeves is showing. Above Uncle Sam is some painted text in bold and white that reads "I'M COUNTING ON YOU!". Below the red and white sleeve is some painted yellow text that looks like a signature reads "L Helquera". Below the picture of Uncle Sam, towards the right, is some painted text in bold that reads "DON'T DISCUSS: / TROOP MOVEMENTS / SHIP SAILINGS . / WAR EQUIPMENT". Below the poster to

Image of 1982.150.003 - Carry On! Buy War Bonds Poster, 1943. This poster displays a woman sitting at her desk whike writing something on a piece of parchment while a man with bandages around his eyes and his right arm is laying down in a bed.

Dimensions: 15.75 x 11

1982.150.003 - Carry On! Buy War Bonds Poster, 1943. This poster displays a woman sitting at her desk whike writing something on a piece of parchment while a man with bandages around his eyes and his right arm is laying down in a bed. Dimensions: 15.75 x 11

Carry On! Buy War Bonds Poster, 1943. This poster displays a woman sitting at her desk whike writing something on a piece of parchment while a man with bandages around his eyes and his right arm is laying down in a bed. Dimensions: 15.75 x 11

Image of 1982.150.004 - Bring Him Sooner-Buy War Bonds poster, 1943. This poster displays a man in a soldier's uniform opening and walking through the gate of a white picket fence as he smiles and waves. 

Dimensions: 15 5/8 x 11

1982.150.004 - Bring Him Sooner-Buy War Bonds poster, 1943. This poster displays a man in a soldier's uniform opening and walking through the gate of a white picket fence as he smiles and waves. Dimensions: 15 5/8 x 11

Bring Him Sooner-Buy War Bonds poster, 1943. This poster displays a man in a soldier's uniform opening and walking through the gate of a white picket fence as he smiles and waves. Dimensions: 15 5/8 x 11

Image of 1982.150.005 - Bonds Build Ships- Buy More Bonds, 1943. The poster displays a big ship in a shipyard being worked on by some rigs on each of the ship's side.

Dimensions: 15.75 x 11

1982.150.005 - Bonds Build Ships- Buy More Bonds, 1943. The poster displays a big ship in a shipyard being worked on by some rigs on each of the ship's side. Dimensions: 15.75 x 11

Bonds Build Ships- Buy More Bonds, 1943. The poster displays a big ship in a shipyard being worked on by some rigs on each of the ship's side. Dimensions: 15.75 x 11

Image of 1982.150.008 - Speed the Day with War Bonds, 1943. This poster displays a young soldiers who appears to have come home from the war as there is a confetti all around, banner that reads "Welcome Home" and hats flying in the background in a parade. 

Dimensions: 15 5/8 x 11

1982.150.008 - Speed the Day with War Bonds, 1943. This poster displays a young soldiers who appears to have come home from the war as there is a confetti all around, banner that reads "Welcome Home" and hats flying in the background in a parade. Dimensions: 15 5/8 x 11

Speed the Day with War Bonds, 1943. This poster displays a young soldiers who appears to have come home from the war as there is a confetti all around, banner that reads "Welcome Home" and hats flying in the background in a parade. Dimensions: 15 5/8 x 11