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    • George Washington, New York, October 2, 1789, to Samuel Johnston.

    • 1789-10-02
    • Presidential Signature: George Washington (1789-1797) Washington transmits a list of amendments to the Constitution of the United States (The Bill of Rights) to Governor Johnston and urges North Carolina to ratify the Constitution thereby joining...
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799.
    • Wage Workers of America

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    • Poster thanks American wage workers for cooperating to win the war and urges them to change from war work to peace work and to make the world safe for Democracy.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Get The Habit Of Doing Things Right

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    • Text urges getting into the habit of doing things right; this good habit will result in greater production, less waste, increased earnings, and it'll help win the war quickly.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Boot Straps

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    • Title continues: "We don't try to pull ourselves up by our boot straps--do we? Then why try to get richer by producing less?" Poster text urges greater production to win the war; labor can earn the nation's gratitude by developing the American...
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Beware Of German Traps!

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    • Text warns to beware of German traps and German trouble makers who will try to cause internal strife in America as they did in Russia. Poster urges to settle disputes after the war, or the Kaiser will settle it all.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Help Win The War

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    • Text urges workers to help win the war by working for victory Monday through Saturday and by praying for victory on Sunday.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Let Us Remember Russia!

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    • Text urges Americans to remember Russia: "The Russians meant well. But they took time to talk while the house was burning! Of course the Kaiser encouraged them..."
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Road to Good Times

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    • Text-only poster that urges all workers to help in the change from war work to peace work: "Whatever was True Before the War it Certainly Now is to the Interest of ALL to Cooperate in EVERY Way."
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • Stick To Your Job

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    • Text urges workers to stay on their present job because drifting from job to job keeps machines idle and "give[s] comfort to the Kaiser". Staying on the job will assure that fighters for freedom are armed, fed, and clothed.
    • United States. Dept. of Labor
    • The Ships Are Coming

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    • Illustration of a camouflaged merchant vessel and naval escort in top quarter. Text urges workers to "help send the good news" that "the ships are coming" by working hard every day. The plant's products are urgently needed to complete American...
    • Treidler, Adolph, b. 1886
    • They Fight For You - Protect Them

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    • Wounded soldier lying on the battlefield protected by a white shield with a red cross; the Statue of Liberty stands in the background; text urges raising $100,000,000 to protect the men who "fight for you."
    • Sesser, W. G.
    • 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
    • Minutes of the ... annual meeting of the Woman's Synodical Auxiliary of North Carolina

    • 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929
    • Title varies slightly: 9th (1921)-10th (1922), Minutes of the annual meeting of the Woman's Synodical Auxiliary of the Synod of North Carolina; 11th (1923)- , Minutes of the ... annual meeting of the Woman's Auxiliary of the Synod of North...
    • Presbyterian Church in the U.S. Synod of North Carolina. Woman's Auxiliary.
    • 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
    • He Blocks The Road To Peace!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of German soldier with spiked helmet, holding pistol and bloody knife, in front of a sign reading "The Road To Peace." Text urges enlistment in U.S. Army. Signed "Fred V. Owen after Kirby."
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • Follow Me!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of American soldier charging with bayonet; text urges enlistment in U.S. Army.
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • Your Place Is By His Side

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of American soldier standing at port arms with a rifle; text urges enlistment in U.S. Army.
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • Defend Your Home And Country!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of a Germanic warrior, wearing horned helmet marked "Hunism," about to club a woman kneeling over a dead baby; more corpses and a burning house are in the background. Lower part of poster urges enlistment in U.S. Army.
    • Owen, Fred V.
    • For "Old Glory's" Sake! Enlist!

    • 1918
    • Original poster drawing of American soldier carrying large U.S. flag and leading other American infantrymen in a bayonet charge. Text urges enlistment in U.S. Army.
    • Owen, Fred V.

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