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World War II posters

Published by Washington, DC: Office of War Information / GPO, 1943
Condition: Near Fine No Binding
From North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts (Great Barrington, MA, U.S.A.)

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Eleven original posters produced by the Office of War Information (OWI: 1 printed in 1942; 10 in 1943), variously sized, folded as issued, several with slight edge-wear. First printings, including: 1, [caption text], “The more women at work the sooner we win!” (OWI poster number 52; 14 x 22 inches); 2, “Is your trip necessary? Needless travel interferes with the war effort” (OWI no. 74; 20 x 28 inches); 3, “United we win” (OWI no. 38; 22 x 27 inches); 4, “I need your skill in a war job!” (OWI no. 25; 22 x 27 inches – artist James Montgomery Flagg); 5, “Use it up – wear it out – make it do! Our labor and our goods are fighting” (OWI no. 39; 22 x 28 inches); 6, “Having seen the quality of the work and of the workers on our production lines ----- we are getting ahead of our enemies in the battle of production” (OWI no. 13; 30 x 40 inches; 1942); 7, “Brotherhood week: February 19th to 28th, 1943” (OWI no. 33; 18 x 28 inches); 8, “Work on a farm this summer. Join the U.S. Crop Corps” (OWI no. 59; 16 x 22 inches); 9, “Plant a victory garden. Our food is fighting” (OWI no. 34; 22 x 28 inches); 10, “Help bring them back to you! Make yours a victory home!” (OWI no. 41; 22 x 28 inches); 11, “Grow your own. Can your own” (OWI no. 57; 16 x 22 inches). A significant collection of vintage posters with historical importance aimed at persuading the American public to support the war effort. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-12792097653

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Title: World War II posters

Publisher: Washington, DC: Office of War Information / GPO

Publication Date: 1943

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition:Near Fine

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