The American Front
" . . . we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain . . . Remember Dec. 7th!"
Poster by Allen Saalberg, 1942. 44-PA-191.* National Archives Identifier: 513637
"I Want You for the U.S. Army. Enlist Now."
Poster by James Montgomery Flagg. 44-PA-71.* National Archives Identifier: 513533
"Man the Guns. Join the Navy."
Poster by McClelland Barclay, 1942. 44-PA-24.* National Archives Identifier: 513519
"For your country's sake today - For your own sake tomorrow. Go to the nearest recruiting station of the armed service of your choice."
Poster by Steele Savage, 1944. 44-PA-820.* National Archives Identifier: 514315
"Buy War Bonds."
Poster, 1942. 44-PA-531.* National Archives Identifier: 514010
"Harvesting bumper crop for Uncle Sam. Movie star Rita Hayworth sacrificed her bumpers for the duration. Besides setting an example by turning in unessential metal car parts, Miss Hayworth has been active in selling war bonds."
1942. 208-PU-91B-5. National Archives Identifier: 535932
"An eager school boy gets his first experience in using War Ration Book Two. With many parents engaged in war work, children are being taught the facts of point rationing for helping out in family marketing."
Alfred Palmer, February 1943. 208-AA-322H-1. National Archives Identifier: 535567
"We Can Do It."
Poster by J. Howard Miller. 179-WP-1563.* National Archives Identifier: 535413
"Stars over Berlin and Tokyo will soon replace these factory lights reflected in the noses of planes at Douglas Aircraft's Long Beach, Calif., plant. Women workers groom lines of transparent noses for deadly A-20 attack bombers."
Alfred Palmer, October 1942. 208-AA-352QQ-5. National Archives Identifier: 535577
"Line up of some of women welders including the women's welding champion of Ingalls [Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula, MS]."
Spencer Beebe, 1943. 86-WWT-85-35. National Archives Identifier: 535579
"Chippers." - Women war workers of Marinship Corp.
1942. 86-WWT-85-16. National Archives Identifier: 522889
"Man working on hull of U.S. submarine at Electric Boat Co., Groton, Conn."
Lt. Comdr. Charles Fenno Jacobs, August 1943. 80-G-468517. National Archives Identifier: 1633443
"Launching of USS ROBALO 9 May 1943, at Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc, Wis."
80-G-68535. National Archives Identifier: 520628
The pictures described in this list are from the holdings of the Still Picture Branch (NNSP) of the National Archives and Records Administration.
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