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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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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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"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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"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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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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War Rages in France

Date: 1917
Description: Poster with an illustration of refugees moving along a ruined street; one woman is wearing a nun's habit. Text reads: "They cannot fight & raise food at th...
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When You Attack Men Who Maintain Pay Rolls

Date: 1918
Description: Poster with two cartoon panels. In the one on the left, a man wearing a hat and smoking a cigar is carrying a sack labeled "Agitator." He is demanding of a...
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The Child at Your Door

Date: 1918
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of a girl wearing a headscarf, looking directly at the viewer. Poster text reads: "The Child at Your Door. 400,000 Orphans...
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Our Daddy is Fighting at the Front for You

Date: 1917
Description: Poster featuring an image of a boy and girl standing together. The boy is wearing a sailor suit and holding an American flag. Poster text reads: "Our Daddy...
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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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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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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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Save Your Child from Autocracy and Poverty

Date: 1918
Description: Poster depicts a small child, naked except for socks and shoes, standing in front of the Torch of Liberty. Poster text reads: "Save Your Child From Autocra...
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Every American Boy Should Enroll in the Victory Boys DPP?

Date: 1918
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of a lunging soldier pointing a gun in thr foreground. Behind the soldier is a boy in overalls with his hand on the soldie...
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Have You a Red Cross Service Flag?

Date: 1918
Description: Poster depicting a young boy sitting on a window sill putting a Red Cross service emblem on a window. The window is surrounded with patterned curtains and...
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Still the Greatest Mother in the World

Date: 1916
Description: Poster depicting four people. The woman is monumental, with a billowing dress and a Red Cross hat. She is holding a boy with a crutch in her left arm. Her...
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If you can't go across with a gun, come across with your part of the Red Cross war fund

Date: 1917
Description: Poster depicts wounded man in a sling gesturing to a red cross sign. Woman with a scarf on her head and small boy also shown. Broken wagon wheel, gun with...
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Motherless, Fatherless, Starving

Date: 1918
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of a woman wearing clothing with the Red Cross insignia on it. She is standing in the middle of a crowd of children. Anoth...

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