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Date: 1943 

Description: War Manpower Commission Design No. 5, "Uncle Sam." The poster features Uncle Sam pointing toward the audience. The subtitle below the main caption reads: "...

Date: 1943 

Description: National Housing Agency Design No. 2, "Convert Extra Space." The poster features a well-kept suburban home with a flagpole emerging from the garden. To the...

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: 1941 

Description: Advertising poster celebrating the efforts of American farmers in wartime. Features a color illustration of a man in overalls with a Farmall tractor in the...

Date: 1945 

Description: Treasury Design No. 54, "I'll Be Set." The poster features a man in a suit jacket and tie holding up 100-dollar war savings bonds in both hands.

Discover the famous lithographic company most known for its WWII posters whose goal was to mobilize public support for the American war effort.

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 2, "Policeman." The poster features a police officer with cars passing behind him. The subtitle below the main captio...

Date: 1943 

Description: War Manpower Commission Design No. 4, "Women at Work." The poster features a crowd of women in various work uniforms lined up along the left border. The su...

Date: 1944 

Description: War Manpower Commission Design No. 7, "Metal Miner." The poster features a man in a cave with mining equipment. At center bottom of the poster the audience...

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: 1943 

Description: Treasury Design No. 29, "Wedding." The poster features two contrasting scenes. On the left is a dark naval battle commencing on stormy waters. On the right...

Date: 1942 

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

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: 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: 1942 

Description: Treasury Design No. 19, "Paramarine." The poster features a group of paramarines in the air. In the bottom left corner are the words "Semper Fidelis, 167th...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: French wartime poster commemorating the Second Battle of the Marne (1918) and challenging the "white peace," a proposed 1917 French capitulation to Germany...

Wisconsin and the Civil War

Use the 1862 Civil War Draft Riots to examine differing opinions on the Civil War in Wisconsin

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Five women look at a window display at the Schweke Brothers Store, 129 Third Street, which occupied the 1910 Risley Brothers Building. A man sits in the dr...

Date: 1944 

Description: Treasury Design No. 52, "Fighting Bonds." The poster features a service flag or banner with a blue star in the center. Red stripes emerge from the shadow o...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about the pre-WWI peace movement by having students take a closer look at Julia Grace Wales
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