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  • All fields: United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
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    • A Smart Machine Gunner

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    • Text: "A smart machine gunner will make his old and stained clothes look neat and tidy." Labeled "Tips for machine gunners."
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    • Americans--Join And Fight!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of two American soldiers charging out of trenches, with an American flag in the background; text urges Americans 18-21 and 31-41 to join the U.S. Army and fight. Front of poster has ink stamp: "P. O. Building, Durham, N.C."
    • Davidson, T. S.
    • Americans will always fight for liberty

    • 1943
    • Depicts a group of Revolutionary War-era soldiers in ragged uniforms standing at attention as twentieth-century soldiers march past. The dates 1778 and 1943 appear above the two groups of soldiers. Printed on bottom ""OWI Poster No. 26 Additional...
    • Perlin, Bernard, 1918-
    • 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.
    • Battles Give Way to Sports in A.E.F.

    • 1918
    • Nine photographs with borders show soldiers in France and England enjoying sports and recreational activities. These include a vaudeville act, a soup wagon race, a mule race, swimming, pole vaulting, and playing music on a homemade banjo. Caption:...
    • Mueller, Harry S.
    • Bring Back a "Bunkie" With You

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    • A soldier carrying a suitcase walks beside a civilian dressed in a business suit saying, "I've had a great time on my furlough buddy. Now we'll get down to business together." Labeled "Recruiting Series No. 5"
    • Mueller, Harry S.; Hedrick, L. H.
    • Britishers--Enlist To-day

    • 1916
    • The flag of Great Britain appears on a green background. Text: "Apply to nearest U.S. Army Recruiting Office or British Consulate."
    • Lipscombe, Guy, 1881-1952
    • Columbia Calls. Enlist Now for U.S. Army

    • 1916
    • Columbia stands on a globe, with feet resting on the United States. She holds the American flag. The poem "Columbia Calls" appears in the lower right corner. Copy 1 has an original drawing of a searchlight on the reverse. The hand-stenciled sign...
    • Aderente, Vincent, ca. 1880-1941; Halsted, Frances Adams
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Destroy This Mad Brute--Enlist!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of a King Kong type caricature wearing a German spiked helmet marked "Militarism;" the beast carries a club marked "Kultur" in his right hand and a half-nude fainting woman in his left arm. The beast is stepping out of the...
    • Davidson, T. S.
    • Destroy This Thing! Enlist!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of a crouching beast with a German spiked helmet, baring its teeth and glaring at a kneeling woman. Text urges enlistment.
    • Davidson, T. S.
    • Distinctive Insignia--United States Army, 1917-1919

    • 1920
    • Images of Insignia from Armies, Corps, Divisions, and Special Units. Reverse of copy 1 is stamped "War Department U. S. Army Recruiting Station, 334 1/2 S. Elm St. Greensboro, N.C." and "U.S. Army Recruiting Station" with "Charlotte, N.C." written...
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    • Enlist in the Signal Corps

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    • A man in uniform kneeling down with electrical equipment. Text: "Receive a technical education free." Includes list of areas of study including electricity, telephony, photography, line work, etc. Stamped "United States Army Recruiting, 303 1/2...
    • Brown, J. McGibbon
    • 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.

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