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  • All fields: World War I Papers. Military Collection. State Archives of North Carolina
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    • U.S. Marines--First to Fight in France for Freedom

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    • 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
    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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
    • 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.
    • Construction or Destruction--Which Will Win?

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    • Poster depicts on one side an American shipyard and the construction of a ship surrounded by cranes; on the other side a troop of spike-helmeted German soldiers leaving several dead bodies in a destroyed house.
    • Watson, F. M.
    • In His Service

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    • Poster shows sketch of the Kaiser holding a flag with the words "traitor," "shirker," "slacker," and "loafer."
    • Watson, F. M.
    • Baby's Prayer at Twilight

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    • A boy's head, leaning on a poster-board inscribed with the words "Won't you help to bring my daddy home?" To the right and the left of the boy are sea-going ships, carrying war material to the fighting men. Small print in lower left corner states...
    • Watson, F. M.

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