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    • Columbia Calls. Enlist Now for U.S. Army

    • 1916
    • Columbia stands on a globe, with feet resting on the United States. She holds the American flag. The poem "Columbia Calls" appears in the lower right corner. Copy 1 has an original drawing of a searchlight on the reverse. The hand-stenciled sign...
    • Aderente, Vincent, ca. 1880-1941; Halsted, Frances Adams
    • You've Got What it Takes Soldier--Now Take Care of What You've Got!

    • 1943
    • Depicts Uncle Sam wearing an army helmet and holding a gun, pointing at the viewer. Text urges soldiers to take care of themselves and their equipment. Printed at bottom "Army Conservation Project No. 2-P-1, U.S. Government Printing Office:...
    • Baker, Ernest Hamlin, 1889-1975
    • Black Mountain College Newsletter, No. 15, October 1941

    • 1941-10
    • Original bulletin that announces the college's move to the Lake Eden campus and quotes speeches on the occasion by Robert Wunch, Rector of the college, and Josef Albers. The ongoing needs of the campus and the future plans for the work program are...
    • Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)
    • Carolina Watchman

    • 1844-08-17
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • Bruner and James, Editors and Proprietors
    • "The Sword Is Drawn the Navy Upholds It!"

    • 1917
    • World War I poster. Columbia holding a scroll stating "We can do no otherwise" and in the other hand a raised sword. A battleship sails in the background.
    • Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919
    • Regulars--Infantry Divisions

    • 1919
    • Columbia drives a horse-drawn chariot, carrying a United States flag. Four soldiers march beside the chariot in the foreground. The seven infantry division insignia appear at the top, left, and right sides of the main image.
    • Cushing, Otho, 1871-1942
    • Enlist Now--You Are Needed!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing shows Uncle Sam wrestling with a black-robed skeleton (Grim Reaper) holding a scythe marked "Militarism." Text above and below drawing reads: "Enlist Now--You Are Needed: The Fight Is On."
    • Davidson, T. S.
    • Wake Up! Do Your Duty

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of Uncle Sam carving a big stick marked "U.S. Army," while the Kaiser, shakes a bloody fist. The text urges men 18-21 and 31-41 to do their duty and enlist now.
    • Davidson, T. S.
    • North Carolina state flag

    • 1913
    • Cover dated 1914.; Prepared in 1911 by W.R. Edmonds, at that time a member of the staff of the Historical Commission. The sketch was afterwards pub. in the University of North Carolina magazine, new series, v. 29, no. 3, from which it is reprinted,...
    • Edmonds, W. R. (William R.)
    • The Navy Needs You! Don't Read American History--Make It!

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    • A sailor taking a man in a suit by the shoulder, and gesturing toward battleships at sea and a figure of Columbia holding a sword and the American flag. Text: "U.S. Navy Recruiting Station Raleigh Martin & Wilmington Sts."
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960
    • I Want You for the U.S. Army

    • 1917
    • World War I poster featuring Uncle Sam in his top hat pointing his finger at the viewer.
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960
    • Will You Have a Part in Victory?

    • 1918
    • Columbia walking through a field sowing seeds. Text: "Write to the National War Garden Commission--Washington, D.C. for free books on gardening, canning, & drying." Caption at bottom of poster: "Every Garden a Munition Plant"
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960
    • I Need Your Skill in a War Job

    • 1943
    • Depicts Uncle Sam in his classic "I want you" pose, looking ahead intently and pointing at the viewer with his index finger. Text "If you know one of these trades and are not now in real war work, you are badly needed...See your nearest U.S....
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960.

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