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U.S. Time Periods » 1914-1945: World Wars

On the Homefront

features posters and images illustrating some of the ways American's at home contributed to war efforts overseas during World Wars I and II. The images are presented in 5 categories: volunteer work, civil defense, conservation, economic initiatives, and patriotic support. (Library of Congress)

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This 1942 print, published by the General Cable Corporation, typifies the colorful, patriotic themed poster messages of the period encouraging each citizen to be involved.

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