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Image of 2010.090.054 - U.S. Army WWII Sympathy Card.  Gray lightweight paper with black printing in script.  Image of flag at top bisected diagonally with black and gray overprint with stars.  4.25 x 6.25 x .5"

2010.090.054 - U.S. Army WWII Sympathy Card. Gray lightweight paper with black printing in script. Image of flag at top bisected diagonally with black and gray overprint with stars. 4.25 x 6.25 x .5"

U.S. Army WWII Sympathy Card. Gray lightweight paper with black printing in script. Image of flag at top bisected diagonally with black and gray overprint with stars. 4.25 x 6.25 x .5"

Image of 2010.090.055 - U.S. Army WWII Message Book. Unused. M-2010-A, Signal Corps.  Used for receiving radio messages or verbal transmittals. A copy was given to the recipient and a copy was kept in the book. Tan cardstock covered book with yellow message sheets. Carbon paper between message sheets. Book has two staples on left side.  Cover imprinted, "Message Book M-210-A / Signal Corps, U.S. Army." There is a circle on the bottom front with crossed flags and a torch and the words, "Pro Patria Ulgilans."

2010.090.055 - U.S. Army WWII Message Book. Unused. M-2010-A, Signal Corps. Used for receiving radio messages or verbal transmittals. A copy was given to the recipient and a copy was kept in the book. Tan cardstock covered book with yellow message sheets. Carbon paper between message sheets. Book has two staples on left side. Cover imprinted, "Message Book M-210-A / Signal Corps, U.S. Army." There is a circle on the bottom front with crossed flags and a torch and the words, "Pro Patria Ulgilans."

U.S. Army WWII Message Book. Unused. M-2010-A, Signal Corps. Used for receiving radio messages or verbal transmittals. A copy was given to the recipient and a copy was kept in the book. Tan cardstock covered book with yellow message sheets. Carbon paper between message sheets. Book has two staples on left side. Cover imprinted, "Message Book M-210-A / Signal Corps, U.S. Army." There is a circle on the bottom front with crossed flags and a torch and the words, "Pro Patria Ulgilans."

Image of 2010.090.072 - Rita Hayworth WWII Clipping.  Magazine clipping cut from Life Magazine.  Image of Rita Hayworth wearing light colored full-length lingerie with a black lace bodice.  She is kneeling on a bed.  Text beneath reads, "This picture ran in 1941; LIFE got letters.  /  Sirs:  /  Henceforth our bugler agrees to   /  blow reveille 15 minutes late, giving us  /  more time to dream of Rita Hayworth."  5 34/ x 3 1/4.

2010.090.072 - Rita Hayworth WWII Clipping. Magazine clipping cut from Life Magazine. Image of Rita Hayworth wearing light colored full-length lingerie with a black lace bodice. She is kneeling on a bed. Text beneath reads, "This picture ran in 1941; LIFE got letters. / Sirs: / Henceforth our bugler agrees to / blow reveille 15 minutes late, giving us / more time to dream of Rita Hayworth." 5 34/ x 3 1/4.

Rita Hayworth WWII Clipping. Magazine clipping cut from Life Magazine. Image of Rita Hayworth wearing light colored full-length lingerie with a black lace bodice. She is kneeling on a bed. Text beneath reads, "This picture ran in 1941; LIFE got letters. / Sirs: / Henceforth our bugler agrees to / blow reveille 15 minutes late, giving us / more time to dream of Rita Hayworth." 5 34/ x 3 1/4.

Image of 1982.180.001 - Navy Recruitment Poster, c. 1942-1945. Poster displays naval ships in the ocean and planes in the air flying above the ships. 

Dimensions: 14 x 17

1982.180.001 - Navy Recruitment Poster, c. 1942-1945. Poster displays naval ships in the ocean and planes in the air flying above the ships. Dimensions: 14 x 17

Navy Recruitment Poster, c. 1942-1945. Poster displays naval ships in the ocean and planes in the air flying above the ships. Dimensions: 14 x 17

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 1982.186.002 - Victory Farm Volunteer Poster, c. 1942-1945. Poster displays people in black and white on a farm pouring fruits within a basket into a bucket with some other huge head shots of people faded in the background.

Dimensions: 22 x 14

1982.186.002 - Victory Farm Volunteer Poster, c. 1942-1945. Poster displays people in black and white on a farm pouring fruits within a basket into a bucket with some other huge head shots of people faded in the background. Dimensions: 22 x 14

Victory Farm Volunteer Poster, c. 1942-1945. Poster displays people in black and white on a farm pouring fruits within a basket into a bucket with some other huge head shots of people faded in the background. Dimensions: 22 x 14

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 1982.152.003 - 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 1982.179.004 - Nurses Are Needed Now! Poster, 1944. Poster displays a nurse looking towards the right. 

Dimensions: 19 x 12.5

1982.179.004 - Nurses Are Needed Now! Poster, 1944. Poster displays a nurse looking towards the right. Dimensions: 19 x 12.5

Nurses Are Needed Now! Poster, 1944. Poster displays a nurse looking towards the right. Dimensions: 19 x 12.5

Image of 0000.751.007Y - War bond pamphlet with prices and maturity values, c. 1942-1945. This pamphlet gives an overview of US War Bonds Series E and F, its interest rate, its prices and maturity values, redemption and limit of ownership. 

Dimensions: 8 x 3.5

0000.751.007Y - War bond pamphlet with prices and maturity values, c. 1942-1945. This pamphlet gives an overview of US War Bonds Series E and F, its interest rate, its prices and maturity values, redemption and limit of ownership. Dimensions: 8 x 3.5

War bond pamphlet with prices and maturity values, c. 1942-1945. This pamphlet gives an overview of US War Bonds Series E and F, its interest rate, its prices and maturity values, redemption and limit of ownership. Dimensions: 8 x 3.5

Image of 1969.107 - San Mateo County Community Facilities & Defense Data Map and San Mateo County Highway Map, December 1941.  Includes two maps.The first map shows the highways connecting the cities within San Mateo County, with red marks indicating land and bridge routes, blue for water routes, and black for outposts for the US army in World War II. The first map was imprinted by San Mateo County Civilian Defense Council. The second map displays San Mateo County community facilities and defense data important during war efforts. The second map was imprinted by the San Mateo County Planning Commission.

Dimensions of Map 1: 61 1/4 x 36.5 
Dimensions of Map 2: 30.5 x 18

1969.107 - San Mateo County Community Facilities & Defense Data Map and San Mateo County Highway Map, December 1941. Includes two maps.The first map shows the highways connecting the cities within San Mateo County, with red marks indicating land and bridge routes, blue for water routes, and black for outposts for the US army in World War II. The first map was imprinted by San Mateo County Civilian Defense Council. The second map displays San Mateo County community facilities and defense data important during war efforts. The second map was imprinted by the San Mateo County Planning Commission. Dimensions of Map 1: 61 1/4 x 36.5 Dimensions of Map 2: 30.5 x 18

San Mateo County Community Facilities & Defense Data Map and San Mateo County Highway Map, December 1941. Includes two maps.The first map shows the highways connecting the cities within San Mateo County, with red marks indicating land and bridge routes, blue for water routes, and black for outposts for the US army in World War II. The first map was imprinted by San Mateo County Civilian Defense Council. The second map displays San Mateo County community facilities and defense data important during war efforts. The second map was imprinted by the San Mateo County Planning Commission. Dimensions of Map 1: 61 1/4 x 36.5 Dimensions of Map 2: 30.5 x 18

Image of 1977.113.A.003 - WWI & WWII newspapers with headlines of war, December 8, 1941. A collection of San Francisco Examiner and San Francisco Chronicle with headlines of the bombing of Hawaii, the Phillipines, and Singapore and Guam attacked during WWII.

1977.113.A.003 - WWI & WWII newspapers with headlines of war, December 8, 1941. A collection of San Francisco Examiner and San Francisco Chronicle with headlines of the bombing of Hawaii, the Phillipines, and Singapore and Guam attacked during WWII.

WWI & WWII newspapers with headlines of war, December 8, 1941. A collection of San Francisco Examiner and San Francisco Chronicle with headlines of the bombing of Hawaii, the Phillipines, and Singapore and Guam attacked during WWII.

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

Image of 1982.152.002 - Even A Little Help A Lot Now-Buy U.S. War Stamps Bonds, 1942. This poster displays two young women who both have ration books full of stamps displayed in front of them while one of them licks a stamp and presses it on to the book.

Dimensions: 20 x 14

1982.152.002 - Even A Little Help A Lot Now-Buy U.S. War Stamps Bonds, 1942. This poster displays two young women who both have ration books full of stamps displayed in front of them while one of them licks a stamp and presses it on to the book. Dimensions: 20 x 14

Even A Little Help A Lot Now-Buy U.S. War Stamps Bonds, 1942. This poster displays two young women who both have ration books full of stamps displayed in front of them while one of them licks a stamp and presses it on to the book. Dimensions: 20 x 14

Image of 1964.149.008 - "The War is Not Fought in Fox Holes Alone" San Mateo County Civilian Defense Council, April 20, 1943. This poster from the San Mateo County Times' purpose is raise awareness of the war relief and bonds during WWII by the San Mateo County Civilian Defense Council. Dimensions: 21 1/2 x 17 1/4.

1964.149.008 - "The War is Not Fought in Fox Holes Alone" San Mateo County Civilian Defense Council, April 20, 1943. This poster from the San Mateo County Times' purpose is raise awareness of the war relief and bonds during WWII by the San Mateo County Civilian Defense Council. Dimensions: 21 1/2 x 17 1/4.

"The War is Not Fought in Fox Holes Alone" San Mateo County Civilian Defense Council, April 20, 1943. This poster from the San Mateo County Times' purpose is raise awareness of the war relief and bonds during WWII by the San Mateo County Civilian Defense Council. Dimensions: 21 1/2 x 17 1/4.