Workplace posters in the United States

About this collection

This digital collection includes 78 workplace posters from the first half of the twentieth century. Many are employee motivational posters printed by Mather & Company and focus on personal work ethic and behavior. Others are defense industry posters produced during World War II. Also included are copies of Norman Rockwell’s Four Freedoms published in The Saturday Evening Post. The online collection is a selection of posters from Hagely's Audiovisual Collection.

    Image: Poster by Robb Beebe, printed by Mather & Company. Click to view.

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Freedom From Fear
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Strawbridge and Clothier photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1995.25), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Defend American Freedom : It's Everybody's Job
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Defend American freedom (poster) (Accession 2007.231.2), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Can Vegetables, Fruit, and the Kaiser Too
Poster showing showing jars of canned goods, including "Tomatoes," "Peas," and "Monarch Brand Unsweetened" which contains a caricature of the Kaiser. Text below image: Write for free book to National War Garden Commission, Washington, D.C. / Charles Luthrop Pack - President / P.S. Ridsdale - Secretary, [Description and dates], National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Even In This Friendly Tavern There May Be Enemy Ears
Text from image: 'Even In This Friendly Tavern There May Be Enemy Ears; Stop Loose Talk -- Rumors; This poster is published by the House of Seagram as part of its contribution to the National Victory Effort.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Seagram Company World War II posters (Accession 2004.204.5), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
I Need Your Skill In A War Job!
Text from image: 'I need your skill in a War Job! If you know one of these trades and are not in real war work, you are badly needed: Airplane Skin Man; Airplane Subassembler; Ammunition Inspector; Assembler, Ship; Bench Hand, Metal Work; Bus Driver; Carpenter, Ship; Cord Wood Cutter; Crane Rigger; Cylindrical Grinder Operator; Driller, Ship; Electrician, Ship; Flanging Press Operator; Internal Precision Grinder; Machinist, Outside; Metal Chipper; Milling Machine Operator; Milling Machine Operator, All-Round; Mixer Operator, Explosives; Radio Chassis Assembler; Painter, Ship, Rough or Finish; Plate Hanger; Screw Machine Operator; Tack Welder. See your nearest U.S. Employment Service', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Original Collection number, Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Of Course I Can!
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, World War II posters (Accession 1995.211), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
All Clear Ahead
Text from image: 'All Clear Ahead! Making sure -- then making speed -- means making good. Let's Hurry Carefully', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Free Speech Doesn't Mean Careless Talk!
Text from image: 'Free Speech Doesn't Mean Careless Talk! This poster is published by the House of Seagram as part of its contribution to the National Victory Effort', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Seagram Company World War II posters (Accession 2004.248.2), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Make Every Minute Count For Pershing
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pennsylvania Steel Company and Maryland Steel Company photograph collection (Accession 1975.238), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Go Over the Top with The Tank That Will Win the War!
Poster showing a tank "American industry" rolling over "Disloyalty." A tiny bird comments, "Nothing can stop them!" Text below image: The watchword on the turret should inspire the crew that man the guns. Only by united action in America's war industries can we crush out disloyal and treasonable efforts to obstruct. We must stand together, work harder, produce more and aim straight to "Kan the Kaiser.", [Description and dates], National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Hand That Threatens Our Industrial Life / American Industry - The Heart of the Nation
Poster showing a hand "Strife, Excessive taxes, Unwise laws, Disloyalty, Agitation, Waste" threatening an industrial district shaped like a heart. A tiny bird comments, "Co-operation is what is needed most." Text below image: More than 32,000 American industrial plants have been placed at the disposal of the government to win this war. Their effectiveness must not be hampered by enemy agitators who cause bad feeling between wage-earners and wage-payers. Every community is interested in promoting industrial prosperity., [Description and dates], National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Will You Supply Eyes for The Navy? Navy Ships Need Binoculars and Spy-Glasses
Poster showing a captain on deck at sea, blindfolded and reaching out. Text below image: Will you supply eyes for the Navy? Navy ships need binoculars and spy-glasses. Glasses will be returned at termination of war, if possible. One dollar will be paid for each one accepted. Tag each article with your name and address and express or mail to Hon. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ass't. Sec'y. of Navy c/o Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C. Will you help us "stand watch" on a destroyer?, [Description and dates], National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Century May
Image of a woman in flight on a biplane glider., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Jr. Aeronautical Collection (Accession 1971.MSS.0676.063), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Don't Talk Loosely To Strangers
Text from image: 'Don't: 1. Talk Loosely To Strangers, 2. Spread Rumors. This poster is published by the House of Seagram as part of its contribution to the National Victory Effort.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Seagram Company World War II posters (Accession 2004.204.2), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
To You And Yours
Text from image: 'To You And Yours. We wish all the happiness your heart could desire. Merry Christmas!', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Teamworker!
Text from image: 'The Teamworker! Always busy -- always working with others -- always getting things done! For All Is For Yourself', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Inauguration du Tunnel du Simplon
Text from image: 'Inauguration du Tunnel du Simplon, Exposition Internationale, Milan 1906, Avril -- Novembre', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Esposizione internazionale del Sempione poster (Accession 1995.206), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Bundles for Berlin
Text from image: ''Bundles for Berlin' -- More Production!', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, World War II posters (Accession 1995.211), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dedicated to our Mothers
Text from image: 'Dedicated to our Mothers -- In remembrance of their hopes and prayers, their faith, their toil, their love -- Let's Make Good for Mother', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Look Who's Listening
Text from image: 'This poster is published by the House of Seagram as part of its contribution to the National Victory Effort.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Seagram Company World War II posters (Accession 2004.214.2), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Shot That Will Win the War
Poster showing Uncle Sam, a man "Wage Payer," and a man "Wage Earner" astride a missile "Industrial Co-operation," with an eagle carrying a "Victory" banner above. A tiny bird comments, "This shot will win the war!". Text below image: United action by America's industrial partners will shorten and win this struggle for human freedom. It is the heaviest shot our Democracy can fire at wage-earners' and wage-payers' common foe - Autocracy. Every loyal worker and employer can ride to victory under the eagle's wings with Uncle Sam., [Description and dates], National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Ready To Spring!
Text from image: 'Ready to Spring! The mistakes you don't correct lie in wait to catch you again. When We're Wrong -- Let's Say So.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Give Us Your Criticism
Text from image: 'Give Us Your Criticism -- How can we improve our methods? Is there a better way? Is there a short cut or a saving that you can suggest? We always welcome constructive criticism. Give Us the Benefit of Your Experience', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company workplace posters (Accession 1994.319), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Freedom of Speech
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Strawbridge and Clothier photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1995.25), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Help RCA Help USA Beat the Promise
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Help RCA help USA, you and I beat the promise,[graphic] (Accession 2006.207), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Study Is The Secret Of Success
Text from image: 'Everybody wants more money -- but those who get it are those who study and learn their own job and the job next higher up as well. What Job Are You Preparing For Now?', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company workplace posters (Accession 1994.319), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
United We Win
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, World War II posters (Accession 1995.211), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Don't Touch Me!
Text from image: 'Don't Touch Me! Bristle at helpful suggestions -- and you'll get few to bristle about. Advice Advances You', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
You Can Lick Runaway Prices
Text from image: 'You Can Lick Runaway Prices. You Hold the 7 Keys to Hold Down Prices: 1. Buy and hold War Bonds; 2. Pay willingly our share of taxes; 3. Provide adequate life insurance and saving for our future; 4. Reduce our debts as much as possible; 5. Buy only what we need and make what we have last longer; 6. Follow ration rules and price ceilings; 7. Cooperate with our Government's wage stabilization program.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, World War II posters (Accession 1995.211), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Do You Explode?
Text from image: 'Do You 'Explode'? 'Blowing up' blows up your chances. Handle Your Temper With Care', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
For Home and Country
Text from image: 'For Home and Country -- Victory Liberty Loan', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, St. Amour drawings, blueprints, etc. (Accession 1969.060), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sink A Sub From Your Farm
Text from image: 'Sink A Sub From Your Farm -- Bring In Your Scrap; 'Brave Men Shall Not Die Because I Faltered' National Scrap Harvest', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sink a sub from your farm [graphic] (Accession 2006.240.2), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
In His Element
Text from image: 'In His Element; 'This is where I belong,' says the winner -- and his work proves it! Doers Enjoy The Job', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Do the Job He Left Behind
Text from image: 'Do the job HE left behind -- Apply U.S. Employment Service', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Women at work World War II posters (Accession 1994.263.1), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Give 'Em Both Barrels
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Give 'em both barrels (poster) (Accession 1996.296), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Not Just Hats Off To The Flag
Text from image: 'Not Just Hats Off To The Flag But Sleeves Up For It!', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Defense In The Field Begins In The Factory
Text from image: 'Industry -- The Arsenal of Democracy; Defense In The Field Begins In The Factory; '...it all depends on me!'', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers records (Accession 1411), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
An Enemy Ear May Be Near
Text from image: 'An enemy ear may be near -- Stop all loose talk to STRANGERS! This poster is published by the House of Seagram as part of its contribution to the National Victory Effort', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Seagram Company World War II posters (Accession 2004.258), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Which Bridge Do You Want?
Text from image: 'Which Bridge Do You Want? American labor can either build a bridge of ships to help Pershing's army or it can permit enemy agitators to stretch the hyphen of disloyalty as a bridge to aid our enemies. Co-operation and vigorous effort will save the lives of Our Boys and bring us the right kind of Peace. We Believe American Wage-Earners And Wage Payers Are Loyal. Let Us Prove It By Working Together For America!', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stop Loose Talk to Strangers
Text from image: 'Stop Loose Talk to Strangers, enemy ears are alert. This poster is published by the House of Seagram as part of its contribution to the National Victory Effort.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Seagram Company World War II posters (Accession 2004.214.3), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
He Merely Struts!
Text from image: 'He Merely Struts! Those who 'know it all' help no one -- hinder everyone -- hurt themselves; Ability Needs No Fine Feathers', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Knowing What We Defend Is Important, Too
Text from image: 'Knowing What We Defend is Important, Too. The Washington Monument is built of stone contributed by all the nations of the earth to honor the founder of this republic. From Arlington, across the river, where sleep the men who died for freedom, it looks like a giant spike which God might have driven into this earth, saying, 'Here I stake a claim for the home of Liberty.' (Wm. Brown Meloney, V.) During World War I, the boys in the freshman class at Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) Academy were told to write a composition on the Washington Monument. The twelve-year-old boy who wrote the lines we reprint on this poster was chided for not giving the height of the shaft, number of steps to the top, how long it took to build and how many people visit it every year. His defense was this: 'I tried to tell why it is there and what it means.' We think he succeeded.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers records (Accession 1411), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sure We'll Finish the Job
Text from image: 'Sure! We'll Finish the Job -- Victory Liberty Loan', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, St. Amour drawings, blueprints, etc. (Accession 1969.060.4), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Starve Him With Silence
Text from image: 'This poster is published by the House of Seagram as part of its contribution to the National Victory Effort.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Seagram Company World War II posters (Accession 2004.214.4), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Four Freedoms War Bond Show
Text from image: 'Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 15 to May 22, 1943', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Strawbridge and Clothier photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1995.25), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
We'll Take Care of the Rising Sun
Text from image: 'We'll Take Care of the Rising Sun, You Take Care of Rising Prices: 1. Buy and hold War Bonds; 2. Pay willingly our share of taxes; 3. Provide adequate life insurance and saving for our future; 4. Reduce our debts as much as possible; 5. Buy only what we need and make what we have last longer; 6. Follow ration rules and price ceilings; 7. Cooperate with our Government's wage stabilization program.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, World War II posters (Accession 1995.211), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Follow Safety Rules
Text from image: 'More American workers were killed and wounded in industrial accidents last year than all the casualties from bombs in Britain in two year of war -- Follow Safety Rules!', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, World War II posters (Accession 1995.211), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Miss America
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Women at work World War II posters (Accession 1994.263.3), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Free Labor Will Win
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, World War II posters (Accession 1995.211), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The More Women At Work The Sooner We Win!
Text from image: 'The more WOMEN at work the sooner we WIN! Women are needed as: Farm workers, Typists, Salespeople, Waitresses, Bus Drivers, Taxi Drivers, Timekeepers, Elevator Operators, Messengers, Laundresses, Teachers Conductors, and in hundreds of other war jobs! See Your Local U.S. Employment Service', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Women at work World War II posters (Accession 1994.263.2), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
It May Be Right
Text from image: 'It May Be Right -- It May Be Wrong. Be sure you know before you decide', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
As It Should Be
Text from image: 'As It Should Be -- When finished, a clean worker will clean up the litter, put away the tools, and leave the place as he would expect to find it. Clean up, Restore Order Before You Leave', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company workplace posters (Accession 1994.319), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Hungry!
Text from image: 'Hungry! Spoiled work feeds the vulture of waste -- Starve Him!', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Have You A Good Idea?
Text from image: 'Have You A Good Idea? Let's talk it over...and see how we can apply it. Better Ways Benefit All', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Team Work Wins!
Text from image: 'Team Work Wins! Your work here makes their work over there possible. With your help they are invincible. Without it they are helpless. Whatever you make, machine gun or harness, cartridges or helmet, they are waiting for it.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Loose Lips Might Sink Ships
Text from image: 'Loose Lips Might Sink Ships. This poster is published by the House of Seagram as part of its contribution to the National Victory Effort.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Seagram Company World War II posters (Accession 2004.248.1), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
On The Job For Victory
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pennsylvania Steel Company and Maryland Steel Company photograph collection (Accession 1975.238), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Defense On The Sea Begins On The Shore
Text from image: 'Industry -- The Arsenal of Democracy; Defense On The Sea Begins On The Shore; '...it all depends on me!'', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers records (Accession 1411), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Test of Our Loyalty is the Measure of Our Sacrifice
Poster showing a scene of combat over text reading "This man is a patriot - he will work 24 hours a day for his country" and a scene of a cigar smoking "Agitator" under text reading "Is this man a patriot - he works 24 hours for his pocketbook" divided by the question "Where do you stand?" A tiny bird comments, "And we need our industrial army to keep these boys in the field." Text below image: A full day's work in the munitions shop, mine, mill, or shipyard is equivalent to taking a German trench. The blue overalls of the mechanic covers the same sort of Americanism as is clothed in the khaki in the trenches and in the working clothes of the captains of industry., [Description and dates], National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Freedom of Worship
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Strawbridge and Clothier photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1995.25), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
One Iron In The Fire
Text from image: 'One Iron In The Fire -- Those who mind their own business always have the most business to mind -- Let's Hit While It's Hot', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A Leak In The Tank!
Text from image: 'A Leak In The Tank! Leaks can wreck a business as well as an airplane., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Ask Questions
Text from image: 'Ask Questions -- There's only one way to Learn -- ask questions! There's only one way to Avoid Mistakes -- ask questions! There's only one way to get it right -- ask the man who knows. Remember what you're told!', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company workplace posters (Accession 1994.319), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Fight Or Buy Bonds
Text from image: 'Fight or Buy Bonds -- Third Liberty Loan', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
To the Fireman
Text from image: 'To the Fireman: The Man With The Shovel controls the wise use of Coal. The Country needs his skill to prevent waste of fuel required to keep us warm and to turn the wheels of industry that shall command Victory.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Bull's-Eye
Text from image: 'Bull's-Eye; Repeating our mistakes ruins our records. Let's make each miss improve our aim. Only Hits Win', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
What You're Making May Save my Daddy's Life
Text from image: 'War Production Board, Washington, D.C., A-17', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Original Collection number, Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Teamwork Wins
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pennsylvania Steel Company and Maryland Steel Company photograph collection (Accession 1975.238), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Give it Your Best!
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Give it your best (poster) (Accession 2007.231.1), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
I Want You for The Navy
Text from image: 'I Want You for The Navy -- Promotion for anyone enlisting apply any recruiting station or postmaster', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
They'll Let Us Know When to Quit!
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Possibly Accession 2006.207, Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Safety for Their Sake
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Safety for their sake (poster) (Accession 1994.211), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Anything Overlooked?
Text from image: 'Anything Overlooked? It's easier to check little losses now than to pay for the big ones later. Let's All Help!', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
What Are Loafers Paid?
Text from image: 'What Are Loafers Paid? Sometimes they get paid in wages, sometimes in forced idleness, always in harsh looks from their fellow workers who are on to them. They Can Beat The Game For Only A Short Time.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company workplace posters (Accession 1994.319), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Production
Text from image: 'Production -- America's answer!', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Production: America's answer (poster) (Accession 2002.255), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Les Vieilles Histoires
Text from image: 'Les Vieilles Histoires, Poesies de Jean Goudezki, mises en musique par Desire Dihau, G. Ondet editeur', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Jr. Aeronautical Collection (Accession 1971.MSS.0676.110), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Worry Bags No Game
Text from image: 'Worry Bags No Game. Half your mind on worry and half on work gets you only 'half' results. Facing Troubles Kills Them.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company work incentive posters (Accession 2005.278), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Are You Afraid of Criticism?
Text from image: 'Are You Afraid of Criticism? Some workers are so easily offended, that to criticize their work -- Means Trouble. Therefore nobody criticizes, nobody suggests, nobody helps them, and so they never progress. Everybody must learn from Somebody!', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company workplace posters (Accession 1994.319), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Here Comes The Boss
Text from image: 'Here Comes The Boss; Do you jump into place and get busy or are you already busy when the boss comes down the line? High class workers are always busy. Therefore, they just act natural. Learn To Be Your Own Boss.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company workplace posters (Accession 1994.319), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Defense Of Our Liberty Begins In The Factory
Text from image: 'Industry -- The Arsenal of Democracy; Defense Of Our Liberty Begins In The Factory; '...it all depends on me!'', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers records (Accession 1411), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
They Learn from the Old Timers
Text from image: 'They Learn from the Old Timers -- The new folks who come in here pattern themselves after the old-timers. Invariably the new workers are just as good or bad as the older workmen want them to be. What are you teaching the new ones?', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Mather & Company workplace posters (Accession 1994.319), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Freedom From Want
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Strawbridge and Clothier photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1995.25), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Defense In The Air Begins On The Ground
Text from image: 'Industry -- The Arsenal of Democracy; Defense In The Air Begins On The Ground; '...it all depends on me!'', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers records (Accession 1411), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
That Liberty Shall Not Perish From The Earth
Text from image: 'That Liberty Shall Not Perish From the Earth Buy Liberty Bonds, Fourth Liberty Loan.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807