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Date: 1971-02 ca.

Description: Political propaganda poster featuring a red, white, and blue eagle being struck down from the sky, accompanied by the phrase "Strike Him Down". The eagle...

Date: 1943 

Description: War Food Administration Design No. 1, "Woman." The poster features a woman with a service flag or banner with a blue star in the center behind her. A small...

Date: 1942 

Description: Treasury Design No. 20B, "Top That 10%." The poster features a simple text-based design, with some geographic shapes and stars. The primary color scheme is...

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...

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

Have your students examine the role of the media during wartime by examining programs, films, and ads using NARA analysis techniques

Date: 1943 

Description: Treasury Design No. 26, "Invasion." The poster features ships landing on the coast and soldiers racing up the beach as explosions rain down around them.

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 5, "Home Canning." The poster features a woman in a checkered apron pouring something from a cooking pan into a jar....

Date: 1945 

Description: Treasury Design, title and number unknown. The poster features a blue-collar couple holding up war bonds on the left, and a white-collar couple holding up...

Date: 1943 

Description: War Food Administration Design No. 2, "Market Basket." The poster features a background with farmland on the left and factories on the left. In the upper f...

Wisconsin and the Civil War

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

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 6, "Life Raft." The poster features a man in uniform pulling a limp man out of the water and into a life raft. The su...

Date: 1942 

Description: Treasury Design No. 19, "Paramarine." The poster features a group of paramarines in the air. In the bottom left corner are the words "Semper Fidelis, 167th...

Photograph

War Garden

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Three boys and a woman stand near several signs advertising a war garden. The signs read (from top to bottom), "Every Boy Can Feed a Soldier," "Registered...

Date: 1942 

Description: Treasury Design No. 18, "PT Boat." The poster features a PT boat traveling on water. Text other than the main caption is customizable. Beneath the main cap...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: United States Food Administration World War I poster encouraging children to conserve wheat for soldiers and not to waste food. There is an image of a youn...

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Description: Wall of World War I posters.

Date: 1943 

Description: National Housing Agency Design No. 2, "Convert Extra Space." The poster features a well-kept suburban home with a flagpole emerging from the garden. To the...

Date: 1944 

Description: War Manpower Commission Design No. 11, "Grandma." The poster features a smiling older matronly woman in a worker's uniform with goggles on her head holding...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

Date: 1942 

Description: Photographic copy of a poster produced by the Labor Management Production Drive Committee urging people to share automobile rides. The text on the poster r...

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