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  • Subject is exactly "Propaganda, American--History--20th century"

"The child at your door"

Text continues: "400,000 orphans starving, no state aid available--Campaign for $30,000,000." Poster shows a child wearing a scarf on her head.

The American Committee for Relief in the Near East (founded as the American Committee for Armenian and…

Which? Soldier or mechanic - enlist in the engineers and be both

U.S. Army recruiting poster showing a man in civilian clothing and a soldier in uniform working as engineers.

The Red Cross sees a man through

Text continues: "More than 26,000 men are still in hospitals as the result of the war. Your membership helps the Red Cross make their lives happier." Poster features three photographs of men receiving aid, including letter writing and the projection…

Keep 'em going! Every bad locomotive is a Prussian soldier.

Poster shows German Emperor Wilhelm II being hunted by a US locomotive. Poster includes quote from Director General of Railroads, William Gibbs McAdoo, to the railroad shopmen at Altoona, Pennsylvania, on September 12, 1918: "Every bad locomotive is…

Next! Japan, 6th war loan

Poster shows the head of a Marine above the Japanese Islands with an inset showing bomb falling on the Japanese flag.

Books are weapons in the war of ideas

Poster showing Nazis burning books, with quotation by Franklin D. Roosevelt, "Books cannot be killed by fire ...."

Say young fellow, do you want to be a mechanic?

Text continues: "The Motor Transport Corps will train you. Earn while you learn." Poster showing soldiers in a truck calling out to a young man.

Bits of careless talk are pieced together by the enemy

Poster showing a hand, wearing a Nazi ring, moving a piece of jigsaw puzzle, to complete the phrase "convoy sails for England tonight."

For information regarding employment, call at the local bureau

Poster showing a soldier holding his "Honorable Discharge," crossing a welcome mat to pass through door of "Bureau for Returning Soldiers and Sailors." Other versions of this poster have the title "Jobs for fighters" and subtitle: "If you need a job,…

On the job for victory

Gordon Grant was a war correspondent and artist for Harper's Weekly and at the age of 24 was sent to South Africa to cover the Boer War. After the war, he joined the staff of Puck's Illustrated in New York City, and then joined the Army National…

The public health nurse, she answers humanity's call : Your Red Cross membership makes her work possible

American Red Cross membership drive poster showing a female public health nurse on horseback.

Cardinal Mercier has appealed to the Food Administration for more food for starving millions.

Text continues: "Eat less wheat - meat - fats and sugar. Ship more to the war-stricken people of France - Belgium - Italy."

Portrait of Cardinal Mercier of Belgium on a white background with black and red text. Cardinal Mercier was considered both…