We've seen various themes of WPA posters from the 1930s, from American tourism to visiting the zoo. In the early 1940s, however, there was one major theme. With the American entry to World War Two, the WPA artists brought their style to the necessary work of warning, reminding, and encouraging. The results are both sobering and striking.
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