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I need you on the job full time, don't get hurt
I need you on the job full time, don't get hurt
Resource Typeimage
TitleI need you on the job full time, don't get hurt
Coverage / Year1943
DescriptionPoster, color, 40 x 28.5 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
InterpretationAfter Pearl Harbor industry in the United States rapidly transformed into maximum war production. The War Production Board was established in January 1942 and abolished in November 1945. Its purpose was to procure materials and direct war production during World War II. Some of the materials this massive war production machine produced: 299, 300 planes 143, 700 ships 41, 000, 000, 000 rounds of ammunition 86, 700 tanks 319, 000 pieces of field artillery and mortars (Source: Watters, Mary. Illinois in the Second World War, Volume II: The Production Front, page 2. Springfield, IL: Illinois State Historical Library, 1952.)
Lesson Plans / ThemesWorld War II
Learning Standards16 History; 14 Political systems
Author or CreatorUnited States. War Department. Army Service Forces. Adjutant General's Department;
Other ContributorsMeyers, Harry Morse, 1886-1962 [artist]
Subject / KeywordsWorld War II; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library
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