'Use It Up - Wear It Out' poster   Save
'Use It Up - Wear It Out' poster
Description: "Use It Up - Wear It Out - Make It Do!" 1943 Office of War Information poster from World War II. The image shows a woman mending her husband's pants as he mows the lawn, with text reading "Our labor and our goods are fighting." This style of poster was aimed at promoting conservation of resources during World War II by showing civilians how they could contribute to the war effort through their everyday activities. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04757
Subjects: World War II; World War, 1939-1945--War work; Ohio History--Military Ohio; War posters--Ohio
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