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Poster

Back The Boys, Do it Now

Back The Boys, Do it Now | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Poster promoting a war fund drive in Marathon County, bordered by American flags and logos for the "Marathon County War Fund, Back the Boys," featuring an illustration of a runner carrying a sack of money. The main illustration is of a man in a business suit handing sacks of money to a nurse, a man with a hat that reads "K of C," a man with a hat that reads "Smilage Books," and a man with a hat that reads "YMCA." The Poster text reads: "Back The Boys, Do it Now. Marathon County's Next and Last Campaign for War Contributions, August 21 to 31. One War Fund — For All War Needs."
DESCRIPTION
Poster promoting a war fund drive in Marathon County, bordered by American flags and logos for the "Marathon County War Fund, Back the Boys," featuring an illustration of a runner carrying a sack of money. The main illustration is of a man in a business suit handing sacks of money to a nurse, a man with a hat that reads "K of C," a man with a hat that reads "Smilage Books," and a man with a hat that reads "YMCA." The Poster text reads: "Back The Boys, Do it Now. Marathon County's Next and Last Campaign for War Contributions, August 21 to 31. One War Fund — For All War Needs."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:130858
Creation Date: 1918
Creator Name:Unknown
City:
County:Marathon
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:World War I posters, circa 1914-circa 1918
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 6030 (7) H1.1
Original Dimensions:21.5 x 28 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Record-Herald Printing House, Wausau, Wis.
SUBJECTS
Men
Women
Flags
Signs and symbols
Nurses
Suits (Clothing)
Uniforms
Fund raising
Money
Military uniforms
Soldiers
War posters
World War, 1914-1918

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