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A collection of magazine covers, most with the WWW (Women War Workers) torch insignia, depicting women in occupations ordinarily performed by men. Apparently part of a National Labor Day, 1943, tribute to American women on the home front as partners of American men at war. Among the magazines represented are: Banking; The Christian Science Monitor; Harper's; Motor Age; Popular Mechanics; The Progressive Grocer; Safety Engineering; The Saturday Evening Post; and The Timberman

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Primarily a collection of overseas editions (small formats, light-weight paper, no advertisements) of popular magazines for the Armed Forces distrubuted by the Special Services Division, U.S. Army, and by the Bureau of Navy personnel. Among the titles represented are: Esquire; New Yorker; Newsweek; Time; Pic; Readers Digest; Down Beat; and an array of comic books. In addition, there are guides to foreign countries, War Department education manuals in the G. I. Roundtable Series, books on the organization and administration of an army library, training manuals for army hospital librarians, and a copy of the R.B. [Reference and Recreational Book] LIBRARY CATALOG: AN INDEX TO THE BOOKS INCLUDED IN THE 1945 RECREATIONAL LIBRARIES FOR AMERICAN SOLDIERS OVERSEAS (New York: H. W. Wilson, 1944). Also included are two small containers of U.S. Office of Price Administration ration tokens, one red the other blue

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A collection of underground publications, in many cases illegal, representative of presses operating in German-occupied Europe during World War II. Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Italian, French, and Portugese items are included. There are 8 pieces of sheet music, publications of the United States based organization, France Forever, and an unusual German-English dictionary, without a title-page, that was printed by a German POW

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The collection includes the works of various artist during WW1 on posters of various sizes and detail. The collection includes a lot of posters from organizations like the Y.W.C.A, American Red Cross, and Edwards & Deutsch. The collection also includes a lot of representation from artists James Daugherty, W.T. Benda, Haskell Coffin, James Montgomery, and Howard Chandler Christy. Many of the posters reflect the ideals of the people who made them, highlighting their thoughts on third party bonds, sexism, the recruitment of women and teenage girls, and donations toward weaponry.