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World War II Poster
1940s

"Hang around girls, we like it!"
So declare Hirohito, Hitler, and Mussolini as they look down on women factory workers taking time off to smoke in the restroom. Such work incentive posters encouraged every citizen to be a combatant in a war of production.

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Made by W. Kidde and Co., Inc.
Web display only

Learn more!
· World War II Posters
· "Produce for Victory: Posters on the American Home Front (1941-45)," an NMAH Virtual Exhibition
· "Powers of Persuasion: Poster Art from World War II," a National Archives and Records Administration Virtual Exhibition

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