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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: British recruitment poster commissioned by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London. Depicts a silhouette of a British soldier holding a rifle.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: United States Department of the Treasury Liberty bonds poster. Depicts a giant German soldier, with blood on his hands and rifle bayonet, leaning over the...

Date: 1942 

Description: Advertising proof illustrating International Harvester's contribution to the war effort through the forming of maintenance battalions to service Internatio...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: French poster advertising loans for the war effort, sponsored by the Société Générale, a large French bank. Depicts a French soldier strangling the German...

Date: 1944 

Description: Office of War Information Design No. 1, "Harvest War Crops." The poster features a solder raising his gun to fire.

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Use WWI posters to learn more about WWI as well as the use of this media in building support for the war

Date: 1971-02 ca.

Description: Political propaganda poster featuring a red, white, and blue eagle being struck down from the sky, accompanied by the phrase "Strike Him Down". The eagle...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Recruitment poster for the United States Navy. Depicts Uncle Sam in a soldier's uniform pointing a gun at the German Kaiser, who is dressed in a crown and...

Photograph

Girls Making Lunch

Date: 1919 

Description: Two girls mixing food in a bowl while preparing lunch at Sedan Prairie School. A poster reading, "Buy Liberty Bonds" is on the blackboard behind them, and...

Date: 1944 

Description: Women's Army Corps (WAC) Design No. 1, "I'd Rather Be with Them." The poster features a young woman in military uniform with a pack on her shoulders and a...

Date: 1972-11 

Description: Vietnam anti-war poster proclaiming that the human cost of the war has been six million people under Nixon's term as President. Features a picture of Presi...

Date: 1943 

Description: Treasury Design No. 24, "Happy Family." The poster features two contrasting scenes. On the left is a naval battle commencing on stormy waters in shades of...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Treasury Design, title and number unknown. The poster features a bleeding soldier being carried off a battlefield on a stretcher by four other soldiers.

Date: 1943 

Description: Exterior of Albert Kaepernick Jr.'s McCormick-Deering farm equipment dealership. A poster in the front window reads: "Throw your scrap into the fight!".

Poster

Waste Nothing

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: United States Food Administration World War I Poster. "Keep It Coming/ 'We must not only feed our soldiers at the front but the millions of women and child...

Date: 1942 

Description: Advertising poster encouraging citizens to salvage their scrap metals for the war. Features an illustration of a scrap metal "man" hitch-hiking a ride from...

Date: 1945 

Description: Treasury Design, unknown title and number. The poster features a man in a suit jacket and tie holding up 100-dollar war savings bonds in both hands.

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

The documents in this lesson will help students understand WWII and the issues and results of a wartime economy

Date: 1943 

Description: Treasury Design, unknown title and number. The poster features a waving blue flag with the words "2nd War Loan" printed on it in white.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Treasury Design, title and number unknown. The poster features the profiles of Uncle Sam, a man, a woman, and a child arranged along the left border and fa...

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