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  • All fields: World War, 1914-1918--War work
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    • Over [T]here! Skilled Workers on the Ground

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    • "T" in "There" has been painted over in title. Poster depicts uniformed, helmeted soldier holding a wrench in one hand and waving at a silhouette of a flying biplane. Large hangar with parked biplanes is in the background. [Text of portion of...
    • Fancher, Louis D., 1884-1944
    • Baby's Prayer at Twilight

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    • A boy's head, leaning on a poster-board inscribed with the words "Won't you help to bring my daddy home?" To the right and the left of the boy are sea-going ships, carrying war material to the fighting men. Small print in lower left corner states...
    • Watson, F. M.
    • Rivets Are Bayonets--Drive Them Home!

    • 1918
    • A hunched worker operating a rivet gun. Behind him a silhouetted soldier, in the same pose, advances with fixed bayonet. The red and white stripes of an American flag are shown behind him.
    • Sheridan, John E.
    • Together We Win

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    • A sailor, a shipyard worker, and a soldier marching arm in arm. The background shows a shipyard and a ship.
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960
    • To Everyone In This Plant

    • 1917
    • A shipyard scene is depicted and a shield with stars and stripes is in the upper right corner. Text encourages every worker "to do his utmost to make material for our ships carefully and speedily." Concludes, "Our country is depending on you."...
    • Britton, L. N.
    • He Can Win!

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    • A soldier holding a pipe is seated at a drafting table working on a drawing. Text: "The Federal Board provides training. Consult the Local Red Cross Home Service Section."
    • Smith, Dan, 1865-1934
    • Hip-Hip--Another Ship--Another Victory

    • 1918
    • A worker, who has climbed a ship's stern flag stanchion, cheering and lifting his cap. The breeze causes the American flag to stream out behind him. In the background are a crowd and shipyard structures.
    • Wright, George Hand, 1872-1951
    • Put Fighting Blood In Your Business

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    • American Marine Regiment in full battle gear, bayonets on rifles, advancing along a front in Europe. Text "Here's his record! Does he get a job?" indicating that employers should hire soldiers coming back from the war.
    • Smith, Dan, 1865-1934
    • 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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    • 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
    • Launching Another Victory Ship

    • 1918
    • Depiction of the "sideways launching of the 3500-ton S.S. "Lady Janet" at the Great Lakes Engineering Co. Yard, Ecorse, Michigan, July 4th, 1918. Image of crowd cheering, flags flying, and planes passing overhead.
    • Joseph Pennell, 1857-1926
    • The Prayer of Millions

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    • Drawing of a woman with hands reaching out for aid. Text begins: "Oh, Wonderful American People! You who have strength and abundance, heed our hourly supplication for sustenance and help…" Prayer is signed "Suffering Europe." Note at bottom:...
    • Watson, F. M.
    • I Summon You To The Comradeship

    • 1918
    • Drawing of President Woodrow Wilson asking donors to participate in the comradeship and become members in the Red Cross Christmas Roll Call.
    • Mielziner, Leo, 1869-1935
    • Health in the Home

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    • Four small images of nurses providing care. Text: "92,000 women and girls last year under Red Cross nurses completed courses of instruction in home care of the sick. Join the Red Cross and help expand this work."
    • Grant, Gordon, 1875-1962
    • Send The Eagle's Answer--More Ships

    • 1917
    • Full color poster of a screaming bald eagle, with talons outstretched, racing towards the rising red sun. Below a convoy leaves port, beginning its voyage to Europe.
    • Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974
    • The Ships Are Coming

    • 1917
    • Full color poster of a screaming bald eagle, with talons outstretched, racing towards the rising red sun. Below a convoy leaves port, beginning its voyage to Europe.
    • Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974

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