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Date: 1942 

Description: Treasury Design No. 13, "Airplane." The poster features army aircraft engaged in battle. In the bottom left corner, it reads: "At least 10% Everybody Every...

Poster

"Hunger"

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: United States Food Administration World War I poster urging citizens to eat less meat, wheat, fats and sugar in order to help fight starvation in Belgium....

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 4, "Victory Gardens." The poster features a soldier with an arm around a destitute child on the left and a happy youn...

Date: 1942 

Description: Treasury Design No. 10, "Tank." The poster features a tank in motion. In the bottom left corner it reads: "At least 10% Everybody Every Payday." Text other...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Display in the window of John J. Blied & Sons promoting victory gardens and featuring seed packets, hoes, and watering cans.

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 9, "The Marine." The poster features a wounded marine sitting with a gun held in one hand, framed against a forest ba...

Date: 1943 

Description: Photographic copy of a poster used in International Harvester factories used to promote work attendance during wartime. The poster features an illustration...

Date: 1942 

Description: Poster promoting the use of scrap metal for war materials. Features illustrations of guns, tanks, ships and other armaments that could be produced using sc...

Date: 1943 

Description: Treasury Design No. 31, "Tanks in Action." The poster features tanks and soldiers pressing forward in a battle scene.

Date: 1944 

Description: Office of War Information Design No. 2, "Crop Emergency." The poster features a newspaper theme. The newspaper title is "The American Appeal." The main art...

Date: 1943 

Description: National Housing Agency Design No. 1, "Welcome Mat." The poster features a red, white, and blue welcome mat on a doorstep. In the bottom right corner the a...

Date: 1972-11 

Description: Polemical political poster advocating Karl Armstrong for District Attorney of Wisconsin. Text reads, "We will be free. We see the AMRC blast as more than j...

Wisconsin and the Civil War

Use the 1862 Civil War Draft Riots to examine differing opinions on the Civil War in Wisconsin

Date: 1917 

Description: War Savings Stamps poster featuring an eagle crushing enemy planes. At the top of the poster is written: "Keep Him Free" and at the bottom: "Buy War Savin...

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Description: War Manpower Commission Design No. 12, "Whistle." The poster features a whistle blowing and emitting smoke with the silhouette of a factory in the backgrou...

Date: 1944 

Description: War Food Administration Design No. 4, "Smiling Grocer." The poster features the neighborhood grocer with an apron and a pencil tucked behind his ear agains...

Date: 1942 

Description: Treasury Design No. 16, "Army Anti-Aircraft." The poster features four soldiers operating anti-aircraft artillery. In the bottom right corner it reads: "At...

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 1, untitled. The poster features a businessman, wearing a white helmet with the Civilian Defense logo, and a small gi...

Date: 1944 

Description: Treasury Design No. 51, "Liberty Bell." The poster features the Liberty Bell ringing against a backdrop of holly and other Christmas decorations. On the ri...

Date: 1945 

Description: Treasury Design, unknown title and number. The poster features the Three Wise Men following the North Star.

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