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Food for the Boys in France

Date: 1918
Description: An unidentified East Coast warehouse full of food and supplies ready for shipment to the U.S. soldiers in France during World War I.
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Women at War

Date: May 25 1917
Description: A World War I female factory worker dressed in a uniform repairing her own machinery.
Poster

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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Transporting Austrian Aircraft

Date: 1914
Description: Wagons transporting an Austrian aircraft through the mud during World War I.
Poster

Is Your Name on the Honor Roll?

Date: 1918
Description: Banner poster, with text that reads: "Is YOUR Name on the Honor Roll? Fourth Liberty Loan."
Poster

"V"

Date: 1918
Description: Poster featuring a blue "V," outlined in white, on a red background, with a blue and white border.
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"An Expressive Scene"

Date: 1915
Description: Horses surrounding a steam threshing machine in Serbia during World War I.
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Street in Valjevo, Serbia

Date: 1915
Description: Houses along a street in Valjevo, Serbia in World War I.
News Release

December 19, 2017 - Wisconsin Historical Society Acquires Important World War I Poster Collection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Wisconsin Historical Society (Society) has announced the recent acquisition of over 100 vintage World War I posters.
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Red Cross Nurses

Date: 1918
Description: Sisters Bettina (left) and Alice Jackson (right), wearing their World War I Red Cross uniforms.
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Treasure and Trinket Fund

Date: January 1918
Description: Mrs. William Bartlett of the Aviation Committee of the National Special Aid Society, examines metal objects donated by members to be sold to benefit Americ...
Poster

Mit ihm

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Description: Two hands grasping in foreground. Image of in background Von Hindenburg. Text reads "Mit ihm."
Historical Essay

World War One (1914-1918)

Term: World War One (1914-1918) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History
Poster

Provide the Sinews of War

Date: 1918
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of a large ship being built. Poster text reads: "Provide the Sinews of War. Buy Liberty Bonds."
Poster

War Motors

Date: 1918
Description: Poster with red text that reads: "War Motors. See them at the 6th annual truck and tractor show. February 20 to 23. Union Transfer and Storage Building. Ac...
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Novo-Radomsk Train Station

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Description: Novo-Radomsk train station.
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New Army Recruits

Date: September 13 1917
Description: New army recruits still in their civilian clothes arriving at an unidentified World War I training camp. Many barracks, some still under construction, are...
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Christmas on the Front

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Description: German soldier and Christmas present.
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Syrian Field Artillery

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Description: Field artillery park in Syria.
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Soldiers on a World War I Recruiting Drive

Date: 1917
Description: World War I soldiers on the back of an International truck with a recruiting poster.

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