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  • All fields: World War, 1914-1918--War work--Women
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    • Letter: Elizabeth Earl Jones to Col. Fred Olds, September 2, 1921

    • 1921-09-02
    • Elizabeth Earl Jones and May Frances Jones were sisters from Asheville (Buncombe County), North Carolina, who volunteered in Europe during World War I. Elizabeth had been in England since 1916, before the United States joined the war, and stayed on...
    • Jones, Elizabeth Earl.
    • Victory Girls

    • 1918
    • Text with shield surmounted by American eagle: "A girl from this home has enrolled in the Victory Girls to earn and give to make our fighters fit. United War Work Campaign"
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    • For Every Fighter A Woman Worker

    • 1917; 1918
    • Poster featuring female laborers passing in an endless parade. Text: "For Every Fighter a Woman Worker. Y.W.C.A. Back Our Second Line of Defense. United War Work Campaign"
    • Baker, Ernest Hamlin, 1889-1975
    • Back Our Girls Over There

    • 1917; 1918
    • Poster featuring YWCA switchboard operator at work; masses of soldiers appear in background. Text: "Back our girls over there. United War Work Campaign"
    • Underwood, Clarence F.
    • YWCA War Work Bulletin

    • 1918
    • The YWCA War Work Bulletin explains the "Blue Triangle" program which includes women workers in all parts of the United States and abroad. The program provides Hostess Houses in Army Camps, where soldiers can meet their families; uniformed YWCA...
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    • Women Awake! Your Country Needs You

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    • World War I poster featuring a young woman holding a signal flag and speaking through a megaphone. The text urges women to join the Navy League and learn to be of national service.
    • Roberts, Hazel
    • Women of Maine--Are You Helping?

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    • Black-and-white photograph of three French women pulling a plow. Caption describes how the women of France take the place of able bodied men and "bear the burden." Text of poster describes ways for American women to help the war effort, by saving...
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    • Letter: May Frances Jones to R. B. House, July 15, 1920

    • 1920-07-15
    • Elizabeth Earl Jones and May Frances Jones were sisters from Asheville (Buncombe County), North Carolina, who volunteered in Europe during World War I. Elizabeth had been in England since 1916, before the United States joined the war, and stayed on...
    • Jones, May Frances.
    • Letter: May Frances Jones to R. B. House, July 15, 1920

    • 1920-07-15
    • Elizabeth Earl Jones and May Frances Jones were sisters from Asheville (Buncombe County), North Carolina, who volunteered in Europe during World War I. Elizabeth had been in England since 1916, before the United States joined the war, and stayed on...
    • Jones, May Frances.
    • The Salvation Army Lassie

    • 1918
    • Soldier with doughnut gestures approvingly towards uniformed Salvation Army girl carrying tray of doughnuts. Text: "Oh, Boy! that's the Girl! The Salvation Army Lassie. Keep Her on the Job. Nov. 11th-18th 1918. United War Work Campaign"
    • Richards, George M. (George Mather), 1880-1958
    • Patriotic League

    • 1918
    • Young woman holding an American flag. Text: "I pledge to express my patriotism by doing better than ever before whatever work I have to do; by rendering whatever special service I can to my community and country; by living up to the highest...
    • Christy, Howard Chandler, 1873-1952
    • What The W Stands For

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    • Small poster shows the YWCA Logo - the blue triangle with the acronym YWCA on a crossbar - and explains that the W stands for "Welfare of Women in War Work."
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    • The Girl On The Land Serves The Nation's Need

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    • Colored poster shows four uniformed young women leading two horses and carrying farm utensils and vegetables. Text says "Girl on the Land Serves the Nation's Need," and urges young women to apply to the YWCA Land Service Committee.
    • Penfield, Edward, 1866-1925
    • Women canning produce in Asheville, N.C.

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    • The Asheville Community Cannery was one of the activities of the local National League for Woman's Service during World War I. It was built in the fountain in the rear of the Buncombe County Court House. They produced 10,000 cans of vegetables in...
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    • Letter: Russell Langdon to May Frances Jones, December 29, 1918

    • 1918-12-29
    • Elizabeth Earl Jones and May Frances Jones were sisters from Asheville (Buncombe County), North Carolina, who volunteered in Europe during World War I. Elizabeth had been in England since 1916, before the United States joined the war, and stayed on...
    • Langdon, Russel.
    • Women canning produce in Asheville, N.C.

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    • The Asheville Community Cannery was one of the activities of the local National League for Woman's Service during World War I. It was built in the fountain in the rear of the Buncombe County Court House. They produced 10,000 cans of vegetables in...
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    • Letter: May Frances Jones to Mrs. Thomas Settle, November 8, 1918

    • 1918-11-08
    • Elizabeth Earl Jones and May Frances Jones were sisters from Asheville (Buncombe County), North Carolina, who volunteered in Europe during World War I. Elizabeth had been in England since 1916, before the United States joined the war, and stayed on...
    • Jones, May Frances.

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