WW II Posters: Hon. Spy Say: Thanks For the Can You Throw Away! Digital History ID 2838

WW II Posters: Hon. Spy Say: Thanks For the Can You Throw Away!

Credit: World War II Poster Collection, Northwestern University Library
Media type: poster
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Annotation: This WWII poster implies that Americans who do not join in the effort to recycle are supporting the “enemy.” Anti-Japanese propaganda was intense. Movies, comic strips, newspapers, books, and advertisements caricatured Japanese by portraying them with thick glasses and huge buck teeth.
Year: 1943

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