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Browsing items in: War Posters - Enoch Pratt Free Library

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    • ...and we talk about sacrifice

    • Fund raising; Savings bonds--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters;
    • Color poster of a woman standing in front of the smoking, bombed out ruins of a house or building. The woman's arms are crossed in front of her chest and she is crying. The full caption for this poster reads as follows: "...and we talk about...
    • 1944 : year of decision

    • Canada. Wartime Information Board; King, William Lyon Mackenzie, 1874-1950; Swastikas--Pictorial works; War posters, Canadian; World War, 1939-1945--Posters;
    • Color poster by Harry Mayerovitch (1910-2004) issued in 1944 showing "1944" in front of a map of Europe and red arrows pointing toward a red swastika on the map titled 1944 Year of Deciaion "The supreme effort has still to be made."
    • 3-in-1 war poster: Buy war bonds! More tomahawks for our united warriors

    • Fund raising; Indians of North America--New Mexico--Santa Fe Region; Patriotism; Savings bonds--United States; Savings stamps--United States; United States Indian School (Santa Fe, N.M.); War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters;
    • Three color posters on one sheet created by Native American students during World War II. Printed above the posters is a caption that provides background on the efforts of student artists across the country and, in particular, of three Native...
    • "-- and back us up in a war job!"

    • Soldiers--United States; United States Employment Service; United States. War Manpower Commission; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster by Al Moore that shows a United States soldier saying, "-- and back us up with a war job!" and showing a showing an appointment card for the War Manpower Commission
    • "Even a little can help a lot -- now"

    • Children in art--20th century; Children in wartime; French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931; Fund raising; Minutemen (Militia)--Massachusetts--Concord; Patriotism; Savings bonds--United States; Savings stamps--United States; War posters, American; World...
    • Color poster from the May 1942 cover illustration for Ladies' Home Journal by A. (Alfred) Parker (1906-1985) that shows a mother watch as her daughter licks a savings stamp before pasting it into a stamp book. On the floor next to the girl's feet...
    • "Give 'em the stuff to fight with ..."

    • Soldiers--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters;
    • Color poster created from a black and white combat photograph by Valentino Sarra issued in 1942 showing an American soldier desperately struggling to drag his wounded comrade back to friendly lines, with the message printed above the soldiers'...
    • "Having seen the quality of the work ..."

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Industrial mobilization--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Posters;
    • Black and white poster featuring a photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States, sitting in an automobile with military officers, reviewing civilian performance records. Printed below the photograph are the words of...
    • "Help the horse to save the soldier"

    • Animals; War horses; War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1914-1918--Posters;
    • Color poster featuring Fortunino Matania's (1881-1963) illustration entitled "Good-bye, Old Man". In the illustration, a soldier says good-bye to a horse that has received a fatal wound. The full caption for this poster reads as follows: "Help the...
    • "I serve.." : Be an Army nurse

    • Flags--United States; Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Nurses and Nursing; United States. Army Nurse Corps; United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1939-1945;
    • Color poster showing the portrait of a young woman in the uniform of an Army nurse, with airplanes flying overhead and the flags of the Untied States and of the Medical Department in the background--all meant to inspire women to join the Army...
    • "I've found the job where I fit best!"

    • War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945--Posters; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster by George Rapp issued in 1943 that shows a woman wearing a kerchief and work uniform and working with a piece of machinery, with a caption positioned to the right of her head that reads "I've found the job where I fit best!" This...
    • "It is a remarkable story"

    • American Red Cross War Council; War posters, American; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; World War, 1914-1918--Posters;
    • Color poster issued in 1918 that begins with the words of President Woodrow Wilson, "It is a remarkable story", revealing the accomplishments of American Red Cross workers around the world during World War I.
    • "Navy ships behind the scenes"

    • United States. Navy--Boats; United States. Navy--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters;
    • Color poster featuring a black and white photograph of a U.S. Navy destroyer tender and part of her flotilla (center), surrounded by sketches of various other support ships, i.e., "Navy ships behind the scenes." Below the photograph is text...
    • "Spirit of 1917"

    • United States. Marine Corps--Flags; United States. Marine Corps--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1914-1918; United States. Marine Corps--Recruiting Station (Baltimore, Md.); War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918; World War,...
    • Color poster that features four marines in khaki uniforms leading a column of marines across a beach. The two marines in the center are carrying United States Marine Corps flags. These marines are flanked by two other marines carrying rifles....
    • "The child at your door"

    • Children in art--20th century; Children in wartime; Near East Relief (Organization); War posters, American; World War, 1914-1918--Atrocities; World War, 1914-1918--Posters;
    • Color poster made from a black and white sketch of a young girl wearing a head scarf and looking weary and pensive, with a quotation "The child at your door" positioned below the image. Stamped in red in the upper right portion of the poster are...
    • "The girl of the year is a SPAR"

    • United States. Coast Guard. Women's Reserve; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945--Posters; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster by L. W. (Lester W.) Bentley issued in 1943 showing a young woman in a U. S. Coast Guard uniform with a lighthouse (believed to be Maine's Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse) in the background and the words "The girl of the year is a SPAR"...
    • "This is my fight too!" : put at least 10% every payday in War Bonds

    • Fund raising; Savings bonds--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Finance--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Posters; World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda;
    • Color poster issued during World War II featuring the black and white photograph of a smiling young woman holding a folded $25 war bond and envelope who appears to have just left the "paymaster" window (background). She wears a work uniform with a...

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