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Sow the Seeds of Victory!

Date: 1918
Description: World War I poster promoting individuals to garden and can vegetables for the war effort. Produced by the National War Garden Commission.
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The Health Of The Child Is The Power Of The Nation

Date: 1918
Description: A group of children walking up a grassy hill together, with text that reads: "The health of the child is the power of the nation," and "Children's Year." C...
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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: 1914
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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Wanted: 25,000 Student Nurses

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Description: Poster recruiting student nurses to aid in the war effort. Depicts a young woman, in a nurse's uniform, with her right hand raised to her heart. Behind her...
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For Your Boy

Date: 1918
Description: Poster depicting a man in military uniform pouring coffee for a younger soldier, who is sitting with a rifle across his lap. There is a YMCA sign behind th...
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The Red Cross War Fund Poster

Date: 1914
Description: "If You Can't Go Across With A Gun Come Across With Your Part Of The Red Cross War Fund." Poster depicting a man, wounded and bleeding with his arm in a sl...
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Keep It Coming

Date: 1914
Description: United States Food Administration World War I Poster. "Keep It Coming/ We must not only feed our soldiers at the front but the millions of women and childr...
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On The Job For Victory

Date: 1914
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of the inside of a shipping manufacturer, with men working near a ship in drydock. Text at bottom reads: "On The Job For V...
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"Do Your Bit--Save the Pit"

Date: 1917
Description: Poster featuring a drawing of a woman scraping pits from fruit into a barrel.Text reads "Stop. Save Prune pits Plum pits Cherry pits Date seeds Olive pits...
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"Don't Waste Food While Others Starve!"

Date: 1917
Description: United States Food Administration poster depicting a woman holding a crying infant on her shoulder with one arm, and her other arm around a young girl who...
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"Victory is a Question of Stamina"

Date: 1917
Description: World War I United States Food Administration poster showing two soldiers in full gear running through snow with bayonets drawn. Text reads, "Victory is a...
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"Little Americans Do Your Bit"

Date: 1917
Description: United States Food Administration World War I poster encouraging children to conserve wheat for soldiers and not to waste food. There is an image of a youn...
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"Hunger"

Date: 1917
Description: United States Food Administration World War I poster urging citizens to eat less meat, wheat, fats and sugar in order to help fight starvation in Belgium....
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Food Will Win the War

Date: 1917
Description: World War I poster urging newly arrived immigrants to conserve food to aid the allied cause. The image shows people in ethnic costume being ushered into th...
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Enlisted for Duration of The War

Date: 1916
Description: "Enlisted for Duration of The War. Help The National Egg Collection for the Wounded." Poster of a chicken wearing a red leg band and a sash with a symbol o...
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GEE!! I Wish I Were A Man. I'd Join The Navy. Be a Man and Do It

Date: 1917
Description: United States Navy recruitment poster. Depicts a woman in a naval uniform.
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Halt the Hun!

Date: 1918
Description: United States government bonds poster in the Third Liberty Loan series. Depicts a German soldier holding a firearm is standing above a crouching woman crad...
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Remember Belgium. Buy Bonds. Fourth Liberty Loan

Date: 1918
Description: United States government bonds poster in the Fourth Liberty Loan "B" series. Depicts in silhouette a German soldier running and dragging a girl against a b...
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That Liberty Shall Not Perish From the Earth

Date: 1918
Description: United States government bonds poster in the Fourth Liberty Loan "B" series. "Buy Liberty Bonds. Fourth Liberty Loan." Depicts enemy aircraft bombing New Y...

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