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  • All fields: World War, 1914-1918--War work
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    • Are You Working With Schwab?

    • 1917
    • The photograph shows an image of Charles M. Schwab, in suit and bowler hat, observing workmen in a shipyard. The text quotes Charles M. Schwab, Director General of the Emergency Fleet Corp., who gives credit "to the men who actually built [the...
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    • Where Disaster Strikes The Red Cross Is There

    • 1919; 1920
    • Text: "Where Disaster Strikes The Red Cross Is There: Last year in the U.S. the Red Cross aided more than 30,000 victims of flood, fire, tornado or other unavoidable disaster: You are called to do your part by renewing your Membership."
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Make Good The Promise

    • 1918
    • Rainbow connecting America and Europe; Red Cross prominent in center, on ocean-blue background. Text urges donors to fulfill the promise, $100,000,000, for the Red Cross Second War Fund, May 20-27 [1918]. Second War Fund Window Display Material.
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    • 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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    • November is Thrift Month

    • 1917
    • Title continues: "Governor Bickett appeals to the farmers of North Carolina to save now and prepare for less prosperous days." Specific recommendations include buying a Liberty Loan Bond, paying off debts, starting a savings account, and making...
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    • United We Serve

    • 1918
    • Text-only poster lists the constituent organizations of the United War Work Campaign; "170" at each corner. Text: "United We Serve--YMCA, YWCA, National Catholic War Council-K. of C., Jewish Welfare Board, War Camp Community Service, American...
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    • Young Man! Do You Want To Better Yourself?

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    • Poster shows a printed photograph of the Coast Artillery School in Fort Monroe, Virginia. Text invites young men to enlist in the Coast Artillery Corps, pass the entrance examination to the Coast Artillery School, and obtain a free education,...
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    • Books Wanted For Our Men

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    • Uniformed and helmeted United States Marine, rifle with bayonet fitted to its muzzle hanging from his shoulder, carries a big armload of books. Text states books are wanted for our men; "take your gifts to the Public Library."
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    • A Red Cross Health Center In Your Town

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    • Poster that describes how Red Cross Health Centers, nurses and volunteers provide services to the community, including child hygiene, health instruction and information, first aid, as well as a growth and nutrition clinic.
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