• Chieu Hoi leaflet offering a reward for a machine gun and serving as a surrender pass

    Black & white two-sided document that functions as a reward leaflet, offering 7.500$ for an RPD machine gun, but also serving as a surrender pass. Ammons has written in ink at the top of the front sid…

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  • Can all you can: it's a real war job!

    Office of War Information

    This colorful World War II era poster encourages the American homefront to support the war effort. It features a glass jar with a label on it that reads ""Can All You Can"" in front of a background of…

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  • King Andrew the First

    Political cartoon depicting Andrew Jackson as a despotic monarch. He tramples on the Constitution and the coat of arms of Pennsylvania, the location of the United States Bank. A book titled the Judici…

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  • British sending American propaganda to the German soldiers via small balloons

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Image features British troops in a field gathered around military trucks containing tanks of inflating gas. American propaganda materials are being suspended from small air balloons that will convey t…

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  • How to "Reach" the Masses: Typical Speech #4

    Four Minute Men (Society), United States. Committee on Public Information

    Form speech written for use by the Four Minute Men Association. This speech attempts to refute arguments against the United States' involvement in World War I such as Germany's attitudes toward libert…

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  • Sugar means Ships

    Fuhr, Ernest, 1874-1933

    This poster from World War I shows a fashionably dressed young woman holding a soda fountain glass. The straw in her glass has passed through the bottom and into the ocean. She is pulling ships labele…

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  • Chieu Hoi leaflet with weeping mother imagining son killed in fighting

    Black and white two-sided propaganda leaflet conveys the anguish of a mother as she cries over the image she envisions of her son, killed in fighting. The leaflet number is on the front (SP.2141). The…

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  • Ammons reporting assignment to 1st Infantry Division

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Two-page handwritten letter from Ammons to his family telling of his assignment to the 1st Infantry Division in Company A, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry. He describes sewing on his division patch and t…

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  • The Hun-his Mark

    St. John, James Allen, 1872-1957

    This poster from World War I shows a bloody handprint, presumably from a German soldier. The text of the poster reads, "The Hun-his Mark. Blot it out with Liberty Bonds."

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  • Chieu Hoi leaflet illustrates hungry Viet-Cong soldier

    Red and white two-sided propaganda leaflet conveys a seated, malnourished Viet-Cong soldier with his weapon at his feet as he daydreams of food. The reverse has text and the leaflet number (6-163-68).

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  • Chieu Hoi leaflet with Vietcong burning village and American soldiers helping villagers

    Black and white two-sided propaganda leaflet conveys front image of Viet-Cong burning and pillaging a village with victims scattered about and, on the reverse, an image of American soldiers visiting t…

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  • Our Ideals: Typical Speech #3

    Four Minute Men (Society), United States. Committee on Public Information

    Form speech written for use by the Four Minute Men Association. This speech asserts that the United States entered World War I to protect its ideal of liberty and for self-preservation against the Ger…

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  • Men and boys

    Tennessee State Guard, 1941-1947

    This patriotic newspaper cartoon/promotion for the Guard appearing in the Williamson County News features in the upper right-hand corner an image of a shadowy,helmeted soldier with his weapon raised.…

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  • Our Masked Foe: Typical Speech # 5

    Four Minute Men (Society), United States. Committee on Public Information

    Form speech written for use by the Four Minute Men Association. This speech seeks to warn Four Minute Men speakers of those who spread anti-war or pacifist propaganda for "un-American motives." It pre…

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  • Our hats off to you

    Tennessee State Guard, 1941-1947

    Caricatures of Emperor Hirohito of Japan, Adolph Hitler of Germany, and Benito Mussolini of Italy are employed in this Tennessee State Guard promotion to remind Murfreesboro Daily News Journal readers…

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  • Turned Down? Over Age? Draft Exempt? Here Is How YOU Can Help

    Tennessee State Guard, 1941-1947

    A man sitting pondering perhaps his future and a directive as to how he might join the Second Infantry Brigade, Tennessee State Guard. A drawing of a soldier with his compatriots charging was also pos…

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  • Help him win by saving and serving

    United States. Department of the Treasury

    This poster from World War I shows General John J. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces, holding the hands of two children, a boy and a girl. General Pershing is dressed in his mil…

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  • Weapons for Liberty

    Leyendecker, J. C. (Joseph Christian), 1874-1951

    This poster from World War I shows Columbia dressed in an American flag and holding a golden shield with the seal of the United States of America. A boy dressed in a khaki Boy Scouts of America unifor…

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  • Care is costly: buy and hold war bonds

    U.S. Treasury

    This World War II era poster features a striking image of a soldier with wounds on his right hand and left leg below the knee. The poster encourages Americans to purchase war bonds reminding them that…

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  • Mister, you're wanted if you can take it

    Tennessee State Guard, 1941-1947

    Political cartoon featureing a uniformed Tennessee State Guard member crouched with his bayonet at the ready. The backdrop is the emblem for the State Guard. A list appears at the top right of the typ…

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