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    • Knowledge Wins

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 48 x 71 cm. Color. A reminder to American citizens that public library books are free and that knowledge will help win the war. Graphic shows soldier climbing from the trenches onto a pathway of books leading to a U.S. city skyline. (2 copies)
    • Do Not Be Fooled by the Lies of the Enemy

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 35.5 x 55.5 cm. Black and white with red accents. This bulletin assures the public that the U.S. government has no intention of seizing private food reserves from its citizens, but reminds that hoarding of food or collecting more than is reasonable...
    • They Give Their Lives

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 50 x 76 cm. Color. Poster encouraging the public to lend their savings to the war effort by buying war savings stamps. Graphic shows a gloomy hilltop with crosses arranged so as to be reminiscent of the crucifixion.
    • If You Knew...

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 52 x 69.5 cm. Color. Red Cross fundraising poster reminding the public that All of the Red Cross War Fund goes for War Relief.
    • Pour La Belle Terre De France

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 41.5 x 29 cm. Color. Public announcement to the people of France with graphic depicting farm workers in the fields waving to American soldiers marching past. English translation: For the Beautiful Land of France... French countrymen, let's greet...
    • Victory is a Question of Stamina

    • 1917
    • 53 x 72.5 cm. Color. Graphic showing soldiers advancing on the battlefield with the slogan: Victory is a Question of Stamina. Poster encourages the public to send more wheat, meat, fats, and sugar, the alleged fuel for fighters.
    • Books Wanted

    • 1917 circa
    • 71 x 106.5 cm. Color. Poster reminding citizens of the need for books for soldiers overseas and encouraging them to bring their donations to the local public library.
    • Sugar Means Ships

    • 1917 circa
    • 48.5 x 39.5 cm. Black and white. Urges the American public to reduce consumption of sugary beverages, because the transportation of sugar diverts ships from the war effort. The graphic image depicts a woman drinking from a straw connected to the...
    • Sir, Don't Waste

    • 1917 circa
    • 53 x 73.5 cm. Black and white with red accents. Poster encouraging public not to waste food and adopt a clean plate doctrine. Graphic shows a rich gentleman leaving a large amount of food on his plate.
    • Why Loyal Americans are Keeping the Pledge

    • 1917-1919 circa
    • 50.5 x 75 cm. Black and white with red accents. Poster informing the general public of the reasons why avoiding the consumption of wheat and meat is vital to ensure the steady flow of supplies to our troops and allies in war torn Europe.
    • Hey Fellows!

    • 1918
    • 50.5 x 76 cm. Color. Poster for the United War Work Campaign showing a sailor reading, and above him a soldier reminds the public that donations help soldiers receive the books they need. Stamped by the Committee on Public Information Division of...
    • Joan of Arc Saved France

    • 1918
    • 50 x 75 cm. Color. Part of an ad campaign to boost sales of war savings stamps, this poster shows an image of Joan of Arc to inspire the public to fund the war effort.
    • Caring for American Soldiers in England

    • 1918
    • 35.5 x 53 cm. Black and white with red accents. A bulletin issued by the Red Cross to inform the American public how their donations have gone to help soldiers overseas. Graphic depicts an American soldier strolling from a busy London square.
    • [Public Invitation to Liberation Event]

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 65 x 107.5 cm. White background with black text. Public invitation for an event held on June 1 by the municipality and the sixth committee of local release, discussing liberation. Includes two stripes, red and blue, in the upper left corner and the...
    • America Has Plenty of Food

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 63.5 x 96.5 cm. Color. Poster issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to reassure the public that the land is still producing plenty of food. Graphic shows a healthy American family in front of a background featuring scenes of full grain silos...

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