World War II Posters by Louisiana Artists of the WPA Federal Arts Project, 1940-1941

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Twenty-eight silk screened posters created in 1940 and 1941 by the Louisiana Federal Arts Project of the WPA. They were produced under the direction of Angela Gregory, Louisiana State Supervisor for the Federal Arts Project, at the group's workshop at 718 Toulouse Street, New Orleans. Artists involved in this project included John McCrady, Roland G. Duvernet, T.A. Byrne, and others. Subjects include rationing, conservation, recruitment, public health, domestic security, national secrets, and the sale of war bonds and stamps.

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Arm The Eagle's Claw with Scrap of All Kinds
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads:  "Arm The Eagle's Claw with Scrap of All Kinds.", larc@tulane.edu
Avoid Performing Acrobatics at Low Altitudes
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "Avoid Performing Acrobatics at Low Altitudes, Hitler Laughs -- Everytime We Crash.", larc@tulane.edu
Ball Masque Army Navy Relief Ball
Green, purple, white, and yellow, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "Bal Masque, Army & Navy Relief Ball, Sponsored by the Army & Navy Club, Municipal Auditorium, 8:00, Feb. 17, 1942, Tickets on Sale at 724 Common St.", larc@tulane.edu
Blot Out Syphilis with Science
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "Blot Out Syphilis With Science_Cooperate With Your Local Health Agency.", larc@tulane.edu
Buy War Bonds
Three color, silk screened posters printed on heavy stock. Posters all read: "Buy War Bonds." The posters vary in color (blue, black, and red) and have varying slogans., larc@tulane.edu
Careless Talk Costs Lives
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads:  "Careless Talk Costs Lives.", larc@tulane.edu
Careless Talk Creates Rumors, Crossroads of Destruction
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "Careless Talk Creates Rumors, Crossroads of Destruction.", larc@tulane.edu
Carelessness Will Cause This..."
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads:  "Carelessness Will Cost This-Crash! Accidents Aid The Axis.", larc@tulane.edu
Censored: Let's Censor Our Conversation about the War
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "Censored: Let's Censor Our Conversation about the War.", larc@tulane.edu
Checker board
Color, silk screened checker board printed on cardboard., larc@tulane.edu
Cigarette Drive
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "Cigarette Drive A Smoke For Victory Tag Day October Third.", larc@tulane.edu
Cut Out Loose Talk
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "Cut Out Loose Talk.", larc@tulane.edu
Defeatist Propaganda
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "Defeatist Propaganda -- Don't be a poor fish.", larc@tulane.edu
Don't Tell Her Everything Under the Apple Tree
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "don't tell her everything under the apple tree_she may not be for democracy_.", larc@tulane.edu
Every Bond You Buy...
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "Every Bond You Buy Is Mud In His Eye.", larc@tulane.edu
Face the Facts about Syphilis and Gonorrhea
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "Face the Facts about Syphilis and Gonorrhea, Get A Blood Test, Cooperate with your Local Health Agency.", larc@tulane.edu
Have You a Problem Brought on by Wartime Conditions?
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "Have You a Problem Brought on by Wartime Conditions? Call At Your Advice Bureau, CVD, For Free Information, F.P. Ricard School, Tuesday and Wednesday 7:30-9:30.", larc@tulane.edu
He Gave 100%, You Can Lend 10%
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "He Gave 100%, You Can Lend 10%, Buy War Stamps & Bonds, WPA War Service of LA.", larc@tulane.edu
I Pledge Allegiance and Silence about the War
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "I Pledge Allegiance and Silence about the War.", larc@tulane.edu
Join Now Office of Civilian Defense
Color, silk screened poster printed on heavy stock. Poster reads: "Join Now The Office of Civilian Defense Needs Your For Decontamination Squads, 624 Gravier St. Canal 2266, WPA War Service of LA.", larc@tulane.edu

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