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Poster

Where the Money Goes [Front]

Where the Money Goes [Front] | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Front side of a double-sided poster, showing through photographs the resources purchased using Liberty Bonds. Poster text reads: "Where the Money Goes. A 12-Inch Gun costs $80,000 without carriage. An Ordnance Plant costs about $4,000,000. One Tank costs $25,000. Mines cost from $300 to $400 each. Rolling Kitchens cost $1,000. One Six-Inch Shell costs $50. One U.S. Army Motor Ambulance costs about $1,600. A Torpedo costs from $6,000 to $7,000. A 110-Foot Submarine Chaser costs $50,000 and $25,000 for equipment. A Field Radio costs $2,000. Airplanes cost from $7,000 to $20,000 apiece. An Armored Motor Car costs $10,000. One of these Hospitals with 1,000 Beds costs $500,000. Every Army Truck costs about $5,000. The Mule to Carry This Gun and Ammunition costs $200. One Machine Gun costs about $500. A Cantonment Which Cares for 40,000 Soldiers costs $9,000,000. A Motorcycle for a Machine Gun costs $300. 14-Inch Guns cost $100,000 Each, not including the Carriage and Base, Which cost $15,000. Observation Balloons cost from $18,000 to $25,000 Each. A Standard 10,000-Ton Cargo Ship costs about $1,500,000. Liberty Bonds Are Fighting Bonds. Make Your Money Fight!"
DESCRIPTION
Front side of a double-sided poster, showing through photographs the resources purchased using Liberty Bonds. Poster text reads: "Where the Money Goes. A 12-Inch Gun costs $80,000 without carriage. An Ordnance Plant costs about $4,000,000. One Tank costs $25,000. Mines cost from $300 to $400 each. Rolling Kitchens cost $1,000. One Six-Inch Shell costs $50. One U.S. Army Motor Ambulance costs about $1,600. A Torpedo costs from $6,000 to $7,000. A 110-Foot Submarine Chaser costs $50,000 and $25,000 for equipment. A Field Radio costs $2,000. Airplanes cost from $7,000 to $20,000 apiece. An Armored Motor Car costs $10,000. One of these Hospitals with 1,000 Beds costs $500,000. Every Army Truck costs about $5,000. The Mule to Carry This Gun and Ammunition costs $200. One Machine Gun costs about $500. A Cantonment Which Cares for 40,000 Soldiers costs $9,000,000. A Motorcycle for a Machine Gun costs $300. 14-Inch Guns cost $100,000 Each, not including the Carriage and Base, Which cost $15,000. Observation Balloons cost from $18,000 to $25,000 Each. A Standard 10,000-Ton Cargo Ship costs about $1,500,000. Liberty Bonds Are Fighting Bonds. Make Your Money Fight!"
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:130913
Creation Date: 1917
Creator Name:Unknown
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:World War I posters, circa 1914-circa 1918
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 6030 (7) J1.9
Original Dimensions:24.5 x 18.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
See also Image ID: 130914. Liberty Loan Committee. Second Federal Reserve District.
SUBJECTS
Fund raising
Propaganda
Airplane, Military
Artillery
Military hospitals
Ordnance
Tanks (Military science)
Transportation, Military
War posters
World War, 1914-1918
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography

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