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'Pvt. Joe Louis Says...' poster
Description: "Pvt. Joe Louis Says..." A 1942 Office of Facts and Figures poster promoting a sense of common purpose during World War II. The quote "We're going to do our part...and we'll win because we're on God's side," along with an image of Joe Louis, appears on this poster. Louis was a professional boxer and world Heavyweight Champion fro 1937-1949. Though he never saw combat, he was enlisted as a private in the army from 1942 to 1945. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04793
Subjects: World War II; World War, 1939-1945--War work; Ohio History--Military Ohio; War posters--Ohio; Athletes; African American soldiers
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