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    • 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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    • Help for the Helpless: A Proclamation by the Governor

    • 1918
    • Proclamation by North Carolina Governor Thomas Walter Bickett stating that Monday, August 19, 1918 be set apart as Jewish Relief Day to help the starving Jews in Turkey, Palestine, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, and Galicia.
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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.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Letter: Wiley P. Killette to Mother, May 24, 1915 [1918]

    • 1918-05-24
    • Sgt. Wiley Pearson Killette (1894-1951), of Wilson (Wilson County), N.C., served in Company H, 322nd Infantry, 81st Division of the U.S. Army during World War I. He was the son of Leanne Elizabeth (Pearson) and Edwin Franklin Killette, Sr., who was...
    • Killette, Wiley Pearson.
    • The Truth--We Are In A Real War Against A Brutal Foe

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    • Text states this is a real war - against a most brutal foe. Those who did not go to France can do their duty at home, by speeding supplies to the armies fighting to save American homes and lives.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • 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.
    • The Combination That Will Win The War

    • 1917
    • Top of poster shows an American workman and an American soldier. Text in lower part of the poster informs the reader that all products made in this plant go to France and have a direct bearing on the outcome of the war.
    • Treidler, Adolph, b. 1886
    • 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
    • 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: Wiley P. Killette to Mother, May 2, 1919

    • 1919-05-02
    • Sgt. Wiley Pearson Killette (1894-1951), of Wilson (Wilson County), N.C., served in Company H, 322nd Infantry, 81st Division of the U.S. Army during World War I. He was the son of Leanne Elizabeth (Pearson) and Edwin Franklin Killette, Sr., who was...
    • Killette, Wiley Pearson.
    • Letter: Earlie W. Smith to Adna Byrd, February 18, 1918

    • 1918-02-18
    • Cpl. Earlie Wright Smith of West Durham (Durham County), N.C., served in the Headquarters Company, 317th Field Artillery Regiment, 81st ""Wildcat"" Division of the U.S. Army during World War I. While stationed at Camp Jackson, near Columbia, S.C.,...
    • Smith, Earlie W.
    • Letter: Earlie W. Smith to Adna Byrd, May 17, 1918

    • 1918-05-17
    • Cpl. Earlie Wright Smith of West Durham (Durham County), N.C., served in the Headquarters Company, 317th Field Artillery Regiment, 81st ""Wildcat"" Division of the U.S. Army during World War I. While stationed at Camp Jackson, near Columbia, S.C.,...
    • Smith, Earlie W.

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