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    • The New Education

    • 1918
    • Uncle Sam directs a young man in business attire to the Army Recruiting Office. While pointing to a large globe, Uncle Sam says, "There's the World before you, young man! Do you want to see it? Learn a trade and live a strong healthy life? If so...
    • McCay, Winsor
    • Enlist Now--You Are Needed!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing shows Uncle Sam wrestling with a black-robed skeleton (Grim Reaper) holding a scythe marked "Militarism." Text above and below drawing reads: "Enlist Now--You Are Needed: The Fight Is On."
    • Davidson, T. S.
    • I'm Counting on You!

    • 1943
    • Depicts Uncle Sam with his finger to his lip to indicate silence. Text asks the reader not to discuss troop movements, ship sailings, or war equipment. Printed on the bottom "OWI Poster No. 78. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from...
    • Helguera, Leon.
    • Are You With Me Fellows? Work, Fight, Or Go To Jail!

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    • On the left side of the poster, Uncle Sam overturned a bench, marked "time losers paradise," spilling half a dozen men who were sitting on it. On the right side of the poster is an eight-line poem, starting with the line "I've got no use for...
    • Watson, F. M.
    • Every War Savings Stamp You Buy Helps Uncle Sam--Do your Duty Today

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    • Uncle Sam steps down on a hissing snake labeled "Prussian Autocracy." On the bottom of his shoe are spikes forming the letters "WSS." Seal and emblem below text in top left quadrant reads: "Torch of Liberty W.S.S. War Savings Stamps issued by the...
    • Spigel, Frederic H.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Are You With Me Fellows?

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    • Poster shows an angry Uncle Sam, his sleeves rolled up and ready to fight, looking at the sea, where a German U-boat is sinking an American ship, and asking "are you with me fellows?" The remaining text forms a poem, starting with the line "The...
    • Watson, F. M.
    • I Want You for the U.S. Army

    • 1917
    • World War I poster featuring Uncle Sam in his top hat pointing his finger at the viewer.
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960
    • Now For the Knockout

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    • Depicts a caricature drawing of Emporer Hirohito being punched in the face by Uncle Sam's fist. Handwritten on bottom "A poster much used just before 'V-J Day'." Signed, R. Gregg Cherry Governor.
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    • Volunteers Wanted for Farm Work

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    • Image of Uncle Sam speaking to a farmer. Caption: "Uncle Sam wants the names of able-bodied men and boys who will 'Do their bit' for the country's defense on the farms. A shortage of food products would seriously handicap the fighting forces and...
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    • Buy War Bonds

    • 1942
    • Depicts soldiers holding guns rushing forward in battle; above them, floating in a cloud of black smoke, is a fierce looking Uncle Sam holding an American flag with his right hand and pointing ahead with his left hand while planes fly overhead....
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    • I Need Your Skill in a War Job

    • 1943
    • Depicts Uncle Sam in his classic "I want you" pose, looking ahead intently and pointing at the viewer with his index finger. Text "If you know one of these trades and are not now in real war work, you are badly needed...See your nearest U.S....
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960.
    • Buy United States Government War Savings Stamps

    • 1917
    • A variety of people wait in line at a window whose sign reads "W.S.S. for sale here." Uncle Sam is serving people at the window. Many people in line are looking at the little girl in the foreground waving a flag. Caption: "Your money back with...
    • Ker, William Balfour, 1877-1918

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