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McCormick "Ship of Progress" Advertising Poster

Date: 1897
Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Includes color illustrations of a grain binder, mower, reaper and a large steam powered sa...
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"I Want You for U.S. Army"

Date: 1917
Description: Uncle Sam recruiting poster that says "I want You for U.S. Army". Poster has three different addresses for nearest recruiting offices.
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For Every Fighter a Woman Worker, Care For Her Through the YWCA

Date: 1918
Description: A female factory worker standing with her arms upraised, holding a miniature airplane in one hand and a bombshell in the other. In the background is the YW...
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Northern Pacific Railway Travel Poster: Yellowstone Park

Date: 1924
Description: An original lithograph promoting the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone Park, and to get there by way of the Northern Pacific Railway. The poster depicts a dramat...
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Northern Pacific Railway Travel Poster: Mt. St. Helens

Date: 1947
Description: An original lithograph promoting Mt. St. Helens, and to get there by way of the Northern Pacific Railway. Featuring the artwork of Gustav Krollmann, it dep...
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Northern Pacific Railway Travel Poster: Alaskans-"Off to the Potlatch"

Date: 1947
Description: An original lithograph promoting Alaska, and to get there by way of the the Northern Pacific Railway. Features the artwork of Sydney Laurence, with a depic...
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Register

Date: 1944
Description: Poster of a man's arm with his shirt sleeve pushed up. He is holding a yellow card in his fingers with the text, "The Ballot is a power in your hands. Use...
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Over There!

Date: 1917
Description: Poster with an illustration of a mechanic standing and waving to a silhouette of an airplane taking off; in the background several more silhouetted airplan...
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Columbia Calls

Date: 1917
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of Columbia, personification of the United States, standing on a globe and holding an American flag and a sword. A small p...
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If You Want To Fight! Join The Marines

Date: 1917
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of a woman in a Marines dress uniform. Behind her, several soldiers are gathering, and holding an American flag and a Mari...
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Tell That to the Marines!

Date: 1917
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of a man with a fierce look on his face while taking off his suit coat. His hat is on the ground near a newspaper with the...
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They Shall Not Perish

Date: 1918
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of Columbia, who is brandishing a sword and protecting a young woman sitting beside her holding onto her legs. A flag is w...
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Must Children Die and Mothers Plead in Vain?

Date: 1918
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of a mother with two young children, reaching out her arm. Poster text reads: "Must Children Die And Mothers Plead In Vain...
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For Home and Country

Date: 1918
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of a uniformed soldier carrying a small boy in his right arm and hugging a woman with his left arm. The woman is fingering...
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Boys And Girls! You Can Help Your Uncle Sam Win The War

Date: 1918
Description: Poster with an illustration featuring Uncle Sam holding a piece of paper labelled W.S.S. [War Savings Stamps]. A young woman is sitting on his arm, and a y...
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Joan of Arc Saved France

Date: 1918
Description: Poster depicts Joan of Arc. Text reads: "Joan of Arc Saved France. Women of America, Save Your Country. Buy War Savings Stamps. United States Treasury Depa...
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Save Your Child from Autocracy and Poverty

Date: 1918
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of a small child, naked except for socks and shoes, standing in front of the Torch of Liberty. Poster text reads: "Save Yo...
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Oh, Boy! That's the Girl!

Date: 1918
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of a young man in uniform, holding a partially eaten donut, gesturing behind him towards a young woman in uniform carrying...

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