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  • All fields: World War, 1914-1918--War work--Women
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    • 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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    • 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 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
    • 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
    • Ain't It A Grand and Glorious Feelin'? YWCA Hostess Houses

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    • Printed poster reproduction of a six-panel cartoon showing a soldier able to meet his wife and child in the Army Camp's YWCA Hostess House. Text indicates YWCA Hostess Houses exist in seventy camps. Small print at bottom of cartoon panels credits...
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