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Date: 1968-12 

Description: Cover of "Fun Travel Adventure," an underground newspaper, depicting a collage of soldiers at Iwo Jima with an oversized, purple flower replacing the Ameri...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Poster soliciting funds for Metropolitan Madison War Chest. Featured are caricatures of Hitler and Goering.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

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Description: An artist's representation of the death of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth at the Marshall House, the first casualty of the Civil War. Lieutenant Francis Brownell...

Date: 1943 

Description: War Food Administration Design No. 2, "Market Basket." The poster features a background with farmland on the left and factories on the left. In the upper f...

Date: 1945 

Description: Treasury Design, title and number unknown. The poster features a blue-collar couple holding up war bonds on the left, and a white-collar couple holding up...

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of War Information poster showing a woman wearing a protective headwrap and operating a machine.

Date: 1918 

Description: United States government bonds poster in the Fourth Liberty Loan "B" series. "Buy Liberty Bonds. Fourth Liberty Loan." Depicts enemy aircraft bombing New Y...

Photograph

War Garden

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Three boys and a woman standing near several signs advertising a war garden. The signs read (from top to bottom), "Every Boy Can Feed a Soldier," "Register...

Date: 1944 

Description: Advertisement with color illustrations for the 1943 "prime mover" reads: "1941 Nothing changed but the paint Everything changed but the paint 1943". The po...

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: Colonel I. Sarayev, Russian military attache of the Russian Embassy, discusses Harvester war products with W.O. Maxwell of the Consumer Relations Departmen...

Wisconsin and the Civil War

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

Date: 1917 

Description: World War I United States Food Administration poster showing two soldiers in full gear running through snow with bayonets drawn. Text reads, "Victory is a...

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: 1944 

Description: Photographic copy of an illustrated poster featuring uniformed International Harvester Company servicemen and women marching in a procession away from fact...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Propaganda poster encouraging American involvement in World War I by depicting the Prussian army as enslaving Europe. Includes a map of Europe with the lan...

Date: 1945 

Description: Treasury Design, unknown title and number. The poster features three men holding up 150-dollars worth of bonds. The two men holding the bonds are in milita...

Date: 1915 ca.

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

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