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Liberty for All.jpg
Poster showing Statue of Liberty, aircraft carrier, and bi-planes in flight. ca.1941-1943

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This poster shows a man and woman, floating among clouds, with rubber tires hovering over their heads like halos. The man is facing the viewer and is holding onto a steering wheel that is not attached to a vehicle. He is wearing a grey zoot suit, red…

inu_dil-28b44bac-209d-42e1-9fa3-84fc9b0174e6.jpg
This poster shows a large crowd of soldiers in front of several railway cars. This World War II poster was intended to influence viewers to curtail unnecessary travel so that scarce transportation resources could be used for war purposes.

188-5.mp3
This sound recording captures a radio discussion of gasoline rationing in the Detroit, Michigan area, and its effect on war workers and war production. The speakers heard are John R. Richards, Supervisor of Gas Rationing, Office of Price…

200-212B.mp3
This sound recording captures a radio address by the President, in which he appealed for support of the scrap rubber campaign. The campaign was held because the Japanese had cut off about 92 percent of the U.S. rubber supply.

If_your_baby_must_travel_in_wartime_electronic_resource.pdf
This pamphlet gives advice to mothers traveling with babies and small children. Most of the information regards train travel but there are sections on bus and car travel as well. The pamphlet's advice assumes that the mother has no adults traveling…

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This poster shows a man and woman, dressed in winter overcoats and waiting at a bus stop. The man is also wearing a fedora hat and gloves, and the woman is wearing a headscarf, mittens, bobby socks, and saddle oxford shoes. This World War II poster…

inu_dil-bd8d43fc-27d8-4cba-95f7-570fd7000236.jpg
This poster shows a group of civilian and military travelers crowded into a railway car. Many have grim or unhappy expressions on their faces. This World War II poster was intended to influence viewers to curtail unnecessary travel so that scarce…
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