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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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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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    • You've Got What it Takes Soldier--Now Take Care of What You've Got!

    • 1943
    • Depicts Uncle Sam wearing an army helmet and holding a gun, pointing at the viewer. Text urges soldiers to take care of themselves and their equipment. Printed at bottom "Army Conservation Project No. 2-P-1, U.S. Government Printing Office:...
    • Baker, Ernest Hamlin, 1889-1975
    • Enlist in the Navy

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    • Uncle Sam dressed as soldier points a pistol at Kaiser Wilhem dressed as a king, carrying a whip. Between them is a woman chained to cross inscribed with the words "Barbarism" and "Slavery." Uncle Sam holds up the cross with his other hand. Caption...
    • Raemaekers, Louis, 1869-1956
    • Wake Up! Do Your Duty

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of Uncle Sam carving a big stick marked "U.S. Army," while the Kaiser, shakes a bloody fist. The text urges men 18-21 and 31-41 to do their duty and enlist now.
    • Davidson, T. S.
    • 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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