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International War-Time Advertising Poster

Date: 1941
Description: Advertising poster celebrating the efforts of American farmers in wartime. Features a color illustration of a man in overalls with a Farmall tractor in the...
Photograph

Beaver Dam International Harvester Dealership

Date: 1943
Description: Exterior of Albert Kaepernick Jr.'s McCormick-Deering farm equipment dealership. A poster in the front window reads: "Throw your scrap into the fight!".
Photograph

World War I Poster Wall

Date: 
Description: Wall of World War I posters.
Poster

"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.
Print

Death of Colonel Ellsworth

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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...
Print

The Soldier's Dream of Home

Date: 1862
Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.
Poster

World War II Scrap Drive

Date: 1942
Description: Advertising poster encouraging citizens to salvage their scrap metals for the war. Features an illustration of a scrap metal "man" hitch-hiking a ride from...
Poster

World War II Scrap Drive

Date: 1942
Description: Poster promoting the use of scrap metal for war materials. Features illustrations of guns, tanks, ships and other armaments that could be produced using sc...
Poster

World War II Scrap Drive

Date: 1942
Description: Poster promoting the collection of scrap metal for use in war production. Includes an illustration of a farmer and International Harvester dealer dumping a...
Photograph

International Harvester War Advertisement

Date: 1917
Description: International Harvester war advertisement with a large star in the center that reads: "International Harvester Tractors were the first 'OVER THERE' Over Te...
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Underground Newspaper Cover: Fun Travel Adventure

Date: December 1968
Description: Cover of "Fun Travel Adventure," an underground newspaper, depicting a photomontage of soldiers at Iwo Jima with an oversized, purple flower replacing the...
Poster

Strike Him Down

Date: February 1971
Description: Political propaganda poster featuring a red, white, and blue eagle being struck down from the sky, accompanied by the phrase "Strike Him Down". The eagle...
Poster

War Poster Promoting Farm Jobs

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Description: Poster depicting a young shirtless man pitching hay with text that reads: "Put your muscle on a war basis! Sign Up For A Farm Job...".
Poster

Six Million Victims Anti-War Poster

Date: November 1972
Description: Vietnam anti-war poster proclaiming that the human cost of the war has been six million people under Nixon's term as President. Features a picture of Presi...
Poster

Karl Armstrong for District Attorney

Date: November 1972
Description: Polemical political poster advocating Karl Armstrong for District Attorney of Wisconsin. Text reads, "We will be free. We see the AMRC blast as more than j...
Poster

Madison Metropolitan War Chest Poster

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

Fund Raising Poster

Date: 1942
Description: Photographic copy of a poster made by International Harvester's advertising department to solicit funds for the International Harvester Company's World War...
Photograph

Scrap Drive Poster

Date: 1942
Description: Photographic copy of a poster requesting scrap metals, paper, rags, and rubber for the World War II effort. The text on the poster reads: "Get in the Scrap...
Photograph

War Poster Encouraging Use of Oil

Date: 1942
Description: Photographic copy of a World War II poster reading "Another Shot at Hitler; A drop of oil may save a pound of metal" with an illustration of two hands hold...
Photograph

World War II Ride Sharing Poster

Date: 1942
Description: Photographic copy of a poster produced by the Labor Management Production Drive Committee urging people to share automobile rides. The text on the poster r...

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