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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • On The Job For Victory

    • 1917
    • Ship-builder in foreground holding a rivet gun in his right hand, and with his left gestures over his right shoulder as if to say, "Come on!" The background shows workers, scaffolding and cranes of a shipyard.
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Red Cross Supplies Information At Home And Overseas.

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    • Printed poster states that the Red Cross supplies 30,000 people each week with information concerning relatives in the fighting forces at home and overseas. Note: "Bulletin No. 10--issued by the War Council of the American Red Cross to show the...
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    • This Plant Is Engaged In Navy Work

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    • Poster states that "this plant is engaged upon Navy work." All who work here owe the United States a duty to make Navy material well and promptly. Poster bears printed signature: "Samuel McGowan, Paymaster General of the Navy."
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    • America's Strength

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    • Poster which states, in part: "Germany's strength lies in the willingness of her military caste to sacrifice her people...America's strength lies in the willingness of our people to freely pay even a bigger price and make even a greater sacrifice....
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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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