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David and Zelda Silberman collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of 56 posters and 6 pieces of related ephemera issued by various United States agencies, including the Office of War Information, the Office of Defense, and the Department of Agriculture during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1988 by David and Zelda Silberman.
Date
1942-1945
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US war bonds poster with Rockwell painting of a town meeting to promote freedom of speech

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.1

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US war bonds poster with Rockwell painting of a town meeting to promote freedom of speech

US war bonds poster with Rockwell painting of people of different faiths to promote freedom of worship

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.2

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US war bonds poster with Rockwell painting of people of different faiths to promote freedom of worship

US war bonds poster with Rockwell painting of a couple putting their children to bed to promote freedom from fear

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.3

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US war bonds poster with Rockwell painting of a couple putting their children to bed to promote freedom from fear

US war bonds poster with Rockwell painting of Thanksgiving dinner to promote freedom from want

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.4

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US war bonds poster with Rockwell painting of Thanksgiving dinner to promote freedom from want

US careless talk poster with a mugshot of a woman wanted for putting lives at risk

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.5

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US careless talk poster with a mugshot of a woman wanted for putting lives at risk

US careless talk poster of a soldier warning people to guard their words

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.6

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US careless talk poster of a soldier warning people to guard their words

US victory bonds poster depicting a bald eagle on a stack of bonds

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.7

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1945
US victory bonds poster depicting a bald eagle on a stack of bonds

US careless talk text only orange poster insisting on silence about the war on Japan

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.8

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1945
US careless talk text only orange poster insisting on silence about the war on Japan

US careless talk poster of a dog with a sailor's uniform, waiting for his return

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.9

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US careless talk poster of a dog with a sailor's uniform, waiting for his return

US 7th War Loan poster with an image of marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.10

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1945
US 7th War Loan poster with an image of marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima

US homefront poster depicting a bloodied, wounded soldier trying to stand

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.11

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1945
US homefront poster depicting a bloodied, wounded soldier trying to stand

US careless talk poster of Uncle Sam with his finger to his lips asking for silence

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.12

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US careless talk poster of Uncle Sam with his finger to his lips asking for silence

US gas rationing poster with a man reclining on a red armchair

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.13

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1945
US gas rationing poster with a man reclining on a red armchair

US War Bonds poster of a paratrooper with a Thompson submachine gun at the ready

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.14

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943 September 09-1943 October 01
US War Bonds poster of a paratrooper with a Thompson submachine gun at the ready

US travel restriction poster with a woman in front of a service flag

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.15

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US travel restriction poster with a woman in front of a service flag

US 5th war loan poster with 2 US sailors on a submarine

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.16

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US 5th war loan poster with 2 US sailors on a submarine

US careless talk poster of a US paratrooper shot in harness

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.17

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US careless talk poster of a US paratrooper shot in harness

US Buy War Bonds poster with Eisenhower over a drawing of combat troops

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.18

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US Buy War Bonds poster with Eisenhower over a drawing of combat troops

Poster of a tattered US flag and black smoke commemorating Pearl Harbor

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.19

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1942
Poster of a tattered US flag and black smoke commemorating Pearl Harbor

US Buy War Bonds poster depicting a Christmas tree full of war bonds

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.20

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US Buy War Bonds poster depicting a Christmas tree full of war bonds

US poster of black smoke around displayed national flags

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.21

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US poster of black smoke around displayed national flags

US 6th War loan poster of a soldier glaring at a map of Japan

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.22

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US 6th War loan poster of a soldier glaring at a map of Japan

US careless talk poster of a Nazi piecing together details in a jigsaw puzzle

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.23

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US careless talk poster of a Nazi piecing together details in a jigsaw puzzle

US careless talk poster of a Nazi ringed hand with an Iron Cross

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.24

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US careless talk poster of a Nazi ringed hand with an Iron Cross

Eat the Basic 7 poster with a pie chart of food groups

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.25

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
Eat the Basic 7 poster with a pie chart of food groups

US propaganda poster showing careless talk is more dangerous than a rattlesnake

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.26

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US propaganda poster showing careless talk is more dangerous than a rattlesnake

US Retailers for Victory poster of the carrier Shangri-La on a red, white, and blue background

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.27

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US Retailers for Victory poster of the carrier Shangri-La on a red, white, and blue background

US careless talk poster with a smiling sailor ready to sail

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.28

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US careless talk poster with a smiling sailor ready to sail

US Women’s Army Corps recruitment poster depicting a woman in uniform

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.29

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US Women’s Army Corps recruitment poster depicting a woman in uniform

US 4th War Loan poster with a soldier throwing a grenade

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.30

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US 4th War Loan poster with a soldier throwing a grenade

US Don’t Travel poster depicting civilians and soldiers on a crowded train

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.31

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US Don’t Travel poster depicting civilians and soldiers on a crowded train

Recruitment poster with the 5 Sullivan brothers

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.32

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
Recruitment poster with the 5 Sullivan brothers

US price control poster

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.33

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US price control poster

US price control poster with white text against a blue background

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.34

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US price control poster with white text against a blue background

US price control poster depicting a grocer pointing to a pledge

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.35

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
US price control poster depicting a grocer pointing to a pledge

Poster with caricatures of Hitler and Tojo whispering into a civilian's ears

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.36

Geography
publication : Kansas City (Mo.)
Date
1942-1945
Poster with caricatures of Hitler and Tojo whispering into a civilian's ears

US propaganda poster with artillery gun barrels draped in Allied flags

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.37

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US propaganda poster with artillery gun barrels draped in Allied flags

Poster depicting a soldier and a list of battles

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.38

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
Poster depicting a soldier and a list of battles

US Buy War Bonds poster of a soldier charging, bayonet ready

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.39

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1942
US Buy War Bonds poster of a soldier charging, bayonet ready

War Food poster with a basket over a field being harvested

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.40

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1945
War Food poster with a basket over a field being harvested

US Buy War Bonds poster of soldiers charging into battle

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.41

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1942
US Buy War Bonds poster of soldiers charging into battle

US poster depicting the Statue of Liberty and flags of the Allied Nations

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.42

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1942
US poster depicting the Statue of Liberty and flags of the Allied Nations

US poster depicting the Statue of Liberty and flags of the Allied Nations

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.43

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1942
US poster depicting the Statue of Liberty and flags of the Allied Nations

Buy War Bonds poster with an image of the Concord militiaman statue

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.44

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
Buy War Bonds poster with an image of the Concord militiaman statue

US careless talk poster depicting a drowning sailor pointing at the viewer

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.45

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1942
US careless talk poster depicting a drowning sailor pointing at the viewer

US poster depicting World War II and Revolutionary War soldiers

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.46

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US poster depicting World War II and Revolutionary War soldiers

US careless talk poster depicting a burning ship

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.47

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1942
US careless talk poster depicting a burning ship

US poster depicting a smiling soldier holding a silver canteen cup

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.48

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US poster depicting a smiling soldier holding a silver canteen cup

US poster with text encouraging the sharing of homes

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.49

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US poster with text encouraging the sharing of homes

US Buy War Bonds poster depicting charging soldiers

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.50

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1942
US Buy War Bonds poster depicting charging soldiers

US careless talk text only orange poster warning about suspicious people

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.51

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US careless talk text only orange poster warning about suspicious people

US careless talk poster with a dead US sailor on a beach

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.52

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US careless talk poster with a dead US sailor on a beach

US careless talk poster depicting soldiers boarding a train

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.53

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US careless talk poster depicting soldiers boarding a train

Buy War Bonds poster of a bandaged soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.54

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
Buy War Bonds poster of a bandaged soldier

US poster depicting Uncle Sam and a list of military occupations

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.55

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
US poster depicting Uncle Sam and a list of military occupations

Buy War Bonds poster with portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.56

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1943
Buy War Bonds poster with portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Poster instructing how to use ration tokens

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.57

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944 January-1944 February
Poster instructing how to use ration tokens

US ration point guide poster with tables for February 1944

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.58

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944 January 27-1944 January 30
US ration point guide poster with tables for February 1944

US ration point guide poster with tables for April 1944

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.59

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944 March 30-1944 April 02
US ration point guide poster with tables for April 1944

Envelope with Treasury Department War Savings Staff label

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.60 a

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
Envelope with Treasury Department War Savings Staff label

Light brown paper envelope used for mailing war posters

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.60 b

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
Light brown paper envelope used for mailing war posters

Handbill

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.61

Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Date
1944
 
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