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Ruth Law Wants to Fly With U.S. Marines

Ruth Law Wants to Fly With U.S. Marines | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Poster featuring a photograph of a woman in a flight suit, sitting in an airplane. She is surrounded by four men standing wearing dress uniforms, one of whom is holding a poster. Poster text reads: "Ruth Law Wants to Fly With U.S. Marines. New Orleans. — Noted aviatrix, holder of the non-stop record, would like to fly with the non-stop Soldiers of the Navy. She's now in Washington trying to get a commission in the aviation corps of the army or navy. But maybe you didn't know that the Marine Corps has aviators. Yes indeed, they fly as well as fight on land or sea. And please remember this: The only way you can distinguish a Soldier of the Navy from a Soldier of the Army is by the Globe, Anchor and Eagle the U.S. Marine wears on his hat, cap or helmet. This Photo Furnished by U.S. Marine Recruiting Station."
DESCRIPTION
Poster featuring a photograph of a woman in a flight suit, sitting in an airplane. She is surrounded by four men standing wearing dress uniforms, one of whom is holding a poster. Poster text reads: "Ruth Law Wants to Fly With U.S. Marines. New Orleans. — Noted aviatrix, holder of the non-stop record, would like to fly with the non-stop Soldiers of the Navy. She's now in Washington trying to get a commission in the aviation corps of the army or navy. But maybe you didn't know that the Marine Corps has aviators. Yes indeed, they fly as well as fight on land or sea. And please remember this: The only way you can distinguish a Soldier of the Navy from a Soldier of the Army is by the Globe, Anchor and Eagle the U.S. Marine wears on his hat, cap or helmet. This Photo Furnished by U.S. Marine Recruiting Station."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:130597
Creation Date: 1917
Creator Name:U.S. Pictorial Service
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Collection Name:World War I posters, circa 1914-circa 1918
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 6030 (7) E4b.2
Original Dimensions:14 x 13 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Photograph courtesy New Orleans Daily States.
SUBJECTS
Posters
Aeronautics, Military
Marines
Recruiting and enlistment
Soldiers
War posters
World War, 1914-1918
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women

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