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    • How Old Are You?

    • 1918
    • Original poster inviting men 31 to 41 to the U.S. Recruiting Station located in the Mint Building in Charlotte, North Carolina, to enlist in the Home Guard.
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • Wanted For Murder: Bill Hohenzollern

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing shows the head and face of a spike-helmeted man with Iron Cross under the chin, resembling the Kaiser, depicted on a wanted poster. The poster says [in part] "Wanted for Murder: Bill Hohenzollern... Dead or Alive...Big...
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • The Road To Peace

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing shows row upon row of trenches dug in a road and occupied by the enemy; only enemy heads are visible. In the first trench, head-gear worn by the foe represents the Central Powers; in the second trench, the adversaries' heads...
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • Rise Up And Smite The Hun!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of Uncle Sam with rifle and bayonet facing a soldier who wears a horned Viking helmet, holds a bloody knife and a shield which is decorated with a Prussian eagle under the word "Hunism." Text below calls men to enlist in...
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • The Big Show Is Now Going On Over There.

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of Uncle Sam in U.S. Army uniform, encircled against a red background, superimposed on a battle between American and German soldiers; text in encircled part reads "Starring Uncle Sam in 'Can the Kaiser'." Text in lower part...
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • Are You Backing Us Up?

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of two U.S. Army soldiers in trench, one with a pistol and the other viewing a shell burst on the battlefield through a periscope. Text urges enlistment in U.S. Army. Reverse side has an unfinished sketch of Uncle Sam as a...
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • We Expect To Have Him Hanging Around Soon

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of the Kaiser, hanging by the neck from a tree limb; his body is labeled "Autocracy." Text below indicates men are needed to help in the hanging and urges enlistment in the U.S. Army.
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • You Are Needed Over There

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of Liberty with palm branch in one hand, crossing the ocean. Caption: "Enlist in the United States Army"
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • He Blocks The Road To Peace!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of German soldier with spiked helmet, holding pistol and bloody knife, in front of a sign reading "The Road To Peace." Text urges enlistment in U.S. Army. Signed "Fred V. Owen after Kirby."
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • Defend "Old Glory"

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of an American soldier on a white horse, with saber, guarding the American flag, about to strike a German soldier, on foot, threatening the American with a rifle and bloody bayonet. Text below says "Enlist in US Army."
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • Your Place Is By His Side

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of American soldier standing at port arms with a rifle; text urges enlistment in U.S. Army.
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • Follow Me!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of American soldier charging with bayonet; text urges enlistment in U.S. Army.
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • For "Old Glory's" Sake! Enlist!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of American soldier carrying large U.S. flag and leading other American infantrymen in a bayonet charge. Text urges enlistment in U.S. Army.
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • His Turn

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of a resolute U.S. soldier, labeled "American Army," rolling up his sleeve and preparing to fight; one German soldier, labeled "German Line," reacts in fear, another German soldier hides behind the first one.
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • Defend Your Home And Country!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of a Germanic warrior, wearing horned helmet marked "Hunism," about to club a woman kneeling over a dead baby; more corpses and a burning house are in the background. Lower part of poster urges enlistment in U.S. Army.
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • On The Defensive

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of a German soldier, wearing a spiked helmet, no shirt, holding a knife, and with his back against a wall; his rifle is broken; a ring of bayonets point at him.
    • Owen, Fred V.

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