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    • U.S. Marines--First to Fight in France for Freedom

    • World War I poster featuring a group of Marines rushing into battle carrying the American flag and the flag of the Marine Corps. Text: "Enlist with the 'Soldiers of the Sea.'" Copy 1 lists recruitment location as "Post Office Building, Durham, N.C."
    • Yohn, F. C. (Frederick Coffay), 1875-1933
    • Hip-Hip--Another Ship--Another Victory

    • 1918
    • A worker, who has climbed a ship's stern flag stanchion, cheering and lifting his cap. The breeze causes the American flag to stream out behind him. In the background are a crowd and shipyard structures.
    • Wright, George Hand, 1872-1951
    • Letter: Thomas Wayne Williams to Father, December 23, 1918

    • 1918-12-23
    • Cpl. Thomas Wayne Williams of Maxton (Robeson County) served in the Ordnance Department of the U.S. Army during World War I. His unit, 303rd Advance Ordnance Depot, was stationed with the 3rd Division of the U.S. Army as part of the Army of...
    • Williams, Thomas W.
    • What the Navy Is Doing--Downing the Hun Submarine

    • 1917; 1918
    • Image of American ship sinking German U-boat. Text: "In hunting the Hun submarine, American destroyers have made good. The British Admiralty has officially said so. In the House of Commons the men of the Parker received praise for valorous courage...
    • Wilkinson, Norman, 1878-1971
    • Come On! Buy more Liberty Bonds

    • 1918
    • A soldier with wounded leg holds a gun with a bayonet and stands in front of a body. A German helmet is on the ground nearby.
    • Whitehead, Walter, 1874-1956
    • Men Wanted for the Army

    • Three soldiers in the foreground are sending or receiving messages over a wireless radio. Soldiers in the middle ground prepare to fire a canyon. Soldiers in the background are standing on a bluff, signaling with a red flag.
    • Whelan, Michael P.
    • Men Wanted for the Army

    • World War I poster featuring a fort by the ocean. In the foreground, an officer is facing a soldier. Two men in the middle ground are operating an artillery battery while two men in the background view the action.
    • Whelan, Michael P.
    • Men Wanted for the Army

    • 1917
    • An officer stands beside a bugler on horseback. A mountain is in the background. Stamped: "U.S. Army Recruiting Station Concord, N.C. Over Pearl Drug Co." "122 1/2 N. Main St." written across bottom.
    • Whelan, Michael P.
    • Men Wanted--U.S. Marines

    • 1916
    • Image showing Marines landing on beach, aiming machine guns and rifles at unseen target. Text describes service on land and sea, concludes, "Why not join the Marines? It may be better than the job you have."
    • Westervelt, Walter M.
    • The Country Needs You To Help Harvest the Cotton

    • Farmers looking out window over field of cotton with American flag in background. Text: "Lock your desk--close your door and do your part. Apply to your county agent or agricultural college."
    • Welsh, H. Devitt, 1888-1942
    • Four Minute Men

    • 1917
    • Poster featuring an image of the United States Capitol captioned, "A Message from The Government at Washington" with large blank space for inserting a message.
    • Welsh, H. Devitt, 1888-1942
    • They Give Their Lives--Do You Lend Your Savings?

    • 1918
    • Crosses on a hill are silhouetted against a cloudy, dark blue, evening sky. "Torch of Liberty W.S.S. War Savings Stamps issued by the United States Government" seal and emblem are in bottom-right corner.
    • Welsh, H. Devitt, 1888-1942


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