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Charles Henry Alston, A Well Fed Nation is a Fighting Nation - World War II Public Health Initiative

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Charles Henry Alston, A Well Fed Nation is a Fighting Nation - World War II Public Health Initiative, National Archives at College Park, 1943

Charles Alston, an African-American artist and educator, created this drawing in 1943. It shows a strong, healthy family (man, woman, and two…

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Library of Congress, American Library Association, Library War Service

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Library of Congress, American Library Association, Library War Service, Library of Congress, 1918

Poster showing numerous scenes of activities sponsored by the American Library Association Library War Service, including interiors and exteriors of…

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, Benjamin O. Davis Sr., 1st. African American General in the Regular Army & U.S. Armed Forces

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, Benjamin O. Davis Sr., 1st. African American General in the Regular Army & U.S. Armed Forces, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, No date given

"My own opinion was that blacks could best overcome racist attitudes through achievements, even though those achievements had to take place within the…

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Harris & Ewing, photographer, Congress, Wilson before War Tax Message, 1914

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Harris & Ewing, photographer, Congress, Wilson before War Tax Message, 1914, Library of Congress, 1914

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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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Bain News Service, Helen Gould, Army Supporter

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Bain News Service, Helen Gould, Army Supporter, Library of Congress, 22 January 1913

You don’t have to be a soldier to help the war effort, and Helen Shepard proved that when she gave $100,000 to the United States government during the…

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Jeannette Rankin, First Woman in the United States Congress

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Jeannette Rankin, First Woman in the United States Congress

Jeannette Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) is often remembered primarily for being the first woman elected into the U.S. Congress. However, her…

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United States Department of Treasury, Keep Us Flying! Buy U.S. War Bonds

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United States Department of Treasury, Keep Us Flying! Buy U.S. War Bonds, United States Department of Treasury, 1943

"If anyone, then, asks me the meaning of our flag, I say to him—it means just what Concord and Lexington meant; what Bunker Hill meant; which was, in…

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SALT, Masuda Sultan, Advocate and Entrepreneur

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SALT, Masuda Sultan, Advocate and Entrepreneur, SALT, Unknown

From Wikipedia: Masuda Sultan is an Afghan American entrepreneur and international human rights advocate. She is the author of My War at Home, a…

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Carl Hubenthal, Merry Christmas to G.I. Joe

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Carl Hubenthal, Merry Christmas to G.I. Joe, Library of Congress, 1968

"In this 1968 poster by Carl Hubenthal, an American soldier ""G.I. Joe,"" is sitting in a jungle setting, with a recently unwrapped child's…

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