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The American Red Cross, Red Cross Volunteer Nurse's Aide

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The American Red Cross, Red Cross Volunteer Nurse's Aide, American Red Cross, 1941-1945

The American Red Cross created posters such as these to recruit volunteer nurses' aides. The caption reminds the viewer that "your help can save many…

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National Museum of American History, For Your Country's Sake Today – For Your Own Sake Tomorrow

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National Museum of American History, For Your Country's Sake Today – For Your Own Sake Tomorrow, National Museum of American History., 1944

This poster, created by Steele Savage in 1944, appealed to the patriotism of women aged 20 to 35 to prompt them to enlist in the Women's Army Corps,…

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Piho, E., Tell us exactly in what way we limit your initiative!

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Piho, E., Tell us exactly in what way we limit your initiative!, Rutgers & McGraw Hill, 1970s

According to Ewing (1977), employee stultification is a feature common to all bureaucracies. As a hierarchy, bureaucracy always seeks control and…

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Rabinovich, Y., The "most promising" employee

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Rabinovich, Y., The "most promising" employee, Rutgers, 1964

"Poet: Tumarinson, G.

This boss is generous with promises—
He may make hundreds of promises...
But all his claims are simple proofs
Of his…

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Trunev, Y., Smokagogue

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Trunev, Y., Smokagogue, Rutgers, 1973

"Smokagogue is an acronym of two words: smoke and demagogue.

Poet: Suslov, V.

To clean the air?—He says that we must.
“I’ll put the filters…

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Kunnap, V., Save more!

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Kunnap, V., Save more!, Rutgers, 1972

"Poet: Alekseyev, V. “The Fighting Pencil” group, 1972
They met the savings quotas by hook and crook, and curves,
But for the celebration they ate…

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Valk, G., How everything started

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Valk, G., How everything started, Rutgers, 1968

"The theme of the poster is the approachability and accessibility of bureaucratic leaders. It tackles this subject with a great sense of humor. God,…

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Kunnap, V., The house with ghosts

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Kunnap, V., The house with ghosts, Rutgers, 1972

"Poet: Shumilin, V. “The Fighting Pencil” group, 1972
He is just a genius for a shady business deal:
Fake names on the payroll he shows as…

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Hayden Hayden, United Service Organizations

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Hayden Hayden, United Service Organizations, Pritzker Military Museum and Library, Unknown

World War II era poster of a smiling soldier and nurse. Supporting America’s troops was the first mission of the USO. In 1941, as it became clear that…

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National Archives & National Library of Medicine, Public Health Posters

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National Archives & National Library of Medicine, Public Health Posters, National Archives & National Library of Medicine, 1944 - First Picture, 1940s - Second Picture

In midcentury, public health groups took cues from the advertising industry to warn of various health risks. A retrospective of 20th-century health…

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