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U.S. World War I Posters

U.S. World War I Posters. Recruiting and Enlistment. Recruiting and Enlistment. War Loans and Bonds.
First call I need you in the Navy this minute! Our country will always be proudest of those who answered the first call.
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Wear your Fourth Liberty Loan honor button--4th Liberty Loan bonds

Poster showing the 4th Liberty Loan button, featuring the red bordered flag with four vertical blue stripes.

This device on hat or helmet means U.S. Marines / F.

U.S. Marine Corps insignia and hat and helmet with the insignia.

U.S. Marines - first to hoist Old Glory on foreign soil Join them for overseas duty / / Sidney H. Riesenberg 1913.

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing marines raising the American flag on a bamboo flagpole; also shows wood engraved scenes of marines in action in foreign countries.

Here is opportunity See the world, serve your country, save your money.

U.S. Navy recruitment poster showing a sailor pointing to a billboard while encouraging a young man to "join the navy and see the world"; also includes list of occupations available in the navy, reasons for joi... more

U.S. Marines - "Soldiers of the sea" Good pay - foreign travel - congenial employment.

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing marines coming ashore with ships in the background; also shows a series of views of marines engaged in training, educational, and recreational activities, as well as the ... more

Men wanted for the army / Michael P. Whelan.

U.S. Army recruiting poster showing an officer standing with a soldier next to an artillery battery manned by two men at a fort.

"They need us over there" 1000 graduate nurses a week for eight weeks : This is the call of Surgeon General Gorgas, U.S.A.

American Red Cross recruitment poster showing a three-quarter length portrait of a nurse.

"All in the day's work" Enlist in the United States Marine Corps for interesting duty - land, sea, or sky / / Ch. Gatchell.

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing recruits engaged in various activities at a Marine Corps training camp.

This is the only American ambulance now saving lives in Russia The American ambulance in Russia / / B.

Poster soliciting contributions for the American Ambulance in Russia, 527 Fifth Avenue, New York, showing a Russian soldier with a look of dismay and gesturing towards an ambulance in the background.

"Help!"

Red Cross recruitment poster showing a Red Cross nurse dragging a wounded soldier from the battlefield.

U.S. Marines - first to fight in France for freedom Enlist with the "soldiers of the sea" / / F.C. Yohn.

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing a group of marines rushing into battle carrying the American flag and the flag of the Marine Corps.

Stand by! A campaign of comradeship.

Membership campaign poster for the Girls Division of the New York War Camp Community Service showing a painting by Albert Herter of Liberty standing behind a soldier and helping him hold up the American flag.

Men wanted for the Army / I.B. Hazelton 1914.

Poster showing soldiers running in a field.

The Red Cross serves humanity Join now / / C.W. Anderson.

Red Cross recruitment poster showing a Red Cross nurse seated at a desk, with her left arm raised.

Men wanted for the army / Michael P. Whelan.

U.S. Army recruiting poster showing officers and soldiers sending or receiving information through wireless and signal flags, other soldiers position and prepare to fire a cannon.

U.S. Marines - serve America on land and sea

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing marine with a rifle patrolling docks.

Join the U.S. Marine Corps Soldiers of the sea!

U.S. Marine Corps recruitment poster showing a soldier holding a rifle and standing in the bow of a small boat.

Heroes? past and present

Poster showing Uncle Sam cranking a newsreel camera, filming world leaders and events; an injured "Dove of Peace" looks on.

U.S. Marines - "Soldiers of the sea" / Bruce Moore.

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing marines in a landing party.

Enlist in the Navy follow the boys in blue for home and country / / G. Wright.

U.S. Navy recruitment poster showing civilian men in queue receiving their navy gear and boarding a battleship.

Do your duty - join the U.S. Marines Help them defend America on land and sea.

U.S. Marine Corps recruitment poster showing marines firing artillery from the deck of a ship.

Be up-to-date - be a U.S. Marine First to change the old campaign hat for the modern helmet / / W.A. Rogers.

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing a marine putting on a helmet as he looks over a barricade of sandbags on which a rifle rests.

The first line of defense needs you - enlist in the Navy / H. Shirer.

U.S. Navy recruitment poster showing a ship at sea.

Come on you sea-cooks Enlist in Naval Reserve Force - for the war only : Apply to nearest Navy recruiting station.

Naval Reserve recruitment poster showing a navy cook at a stove; includes text promoting the position as a sea cook, as well as a list of the wages for various cook and mess positions.

Men wanted for the army / Michael P. Whelan.

U.S. Army recruiting poster showing an officer standing with a soldier, seated on a horse, blowing a bugle.

The regular - ready! He was - he is - he will be Enlist for the infantry or in one of the other twelve branches / / Gordon Grant.

U.S. Army recruiting poster showing a soldier standing with gun ready, with a wreath in the background.

He is getting our country's signal - are you? Join the Navy.

U.S. Navy recruitment poster showing sailor with signal flag.

U.S. Marines - active service - land, sea, air

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing marine with a rifle patrolling docks.

He did his duty - will you? U.S. Marines - join for active service land and sea / / PW.

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing half-length portrait of George Dewey.

I'm doing my duty are you? Your Navy needs you this minute / / Clinton Jordan.

U.S. Navy recruitment poster showing a sailor holding a rifle.

The U.S. Marines want you

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing half-length portrait of marine gesturing with hand against red, white, and blue banners in the background.

Extra - your country needs you in the U.S. Navy at once

Women's Auxiliary Naval recruitment poster.

Join me - the first to fight on land and sea - U.S. Marines

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing bust portrait of a marine with a rifle.

U.S. Marines - "Soldiers of the sea" / Bruce Moore.

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing marines in a landing party; also shows a series of views of marines engaged in training, educational, and recreational activities.

Your money or his life Subscribe to the war fund - Red Cross week - June 18th to 25th / / Ayer.

Poster showing a Red Cross nurse offering a wounded soldier a drink from a canteen.

Enlist / Fred Spear.

Poster showing a woman, a passenger from the Lusitania, submerged in water cradling an infant in her arms.

You are wanted by the U.S. Army 660 Market St. San Francisco or any Army recruiting station / / K.M. Bara.

U.S. Army recruiting poster showing an officer, possibly Gen. John J. Pershing, seated on a horse and pointing towards the viewer.

Columbia calls--Enlist now for U.S. Army / designed by Frances Adams Halsted ; painted by V. Aderente.

Columbia holding a flag and a sword while standing on top of a globe, with text of poem by Halsted "Columbia Calls."

Your country needs you - join the Navy! / Rolf Armstrong 1916.

U.S. Navy recruitment poster showing head-and-shoulders portrait of a sailor saluting with view through a porthole of the Statue of Liberty in the background.

He is keeping the world safe for democracy Enlist and help him / / C. Carleton.

U.S. Navy recruitment poster showing full-length portrait of a sailor, standing with arms folded across chest.

Columbia calls--Enlist now for U.S. Army / designed by Frances Adams Halsted ; painted by V. Aderente.

Columbia holding a flag and a sword while standing on top of a globe.

Your country calls Enlist : Plow - buy bonds / / Lloyd Myers.

Poster showing a soldier, a farmer with a shovel, and a businessman holding a bag of money.

Join the Navy Your country needs you.

U.S. Navy recruitment poster stating "the reasons why the navy needs more men" and addresses the qualities of the "Navy life".

Stenographers! The Kaiser is afraid of you! There is a shortage of 5000 stenographers ... / / H.

Ordnance Dept. recruiting poster showing the Kaiser, holding a bloody sword, cowering in the shadow of a young woman typing.

If you can't enlist, invest! Buy a Liberty bond

Poster showing Uncle Sam with rifle and bayonet, offering a Liberty Bond.

"Welcome comrade-at-arms!"

Poster showing Uncle Sam and Father Knickerbocker greeting a Bersagliere in a plumed hat; all three men bear rifles and swords. In the background, an American and Italian flag are crossed, with a flag similar t... more

The "Y" has more than 2000 such homes for our boys--United War Work Campaign, November 11-18 / Albert Herter.

Poster showing a group of soldiers approaching a warmly lit YMCA facility, through the snow, at night.

Your country is at war / Frank Paulus 17.

Poster showing a battleship and a gunboat at sea.

Will you help? The Red Cross counts on you / Woodward, St. Louis.

Poster showing a soldier with woman and child, as a wrecked building burns in the distance.

In the name of mercy give! / Albert Herter.

Poster showing a Red Cross nurse holding a wounded soldier.

[Emblem of France and Great Britain] / EHB ; M. Rusling Wood, Litho., N.Y.

Poster showing personifications of France and Great Britain, depicted in profile within a circular border.

Territory of Hawaii registration day July 31

Poster showing a soldier bearing a large U.S. flag.

U.S. Marines "Soldiers of the sea" - For full information apply recruiting station / J.C. Leyendecker.

Poster showing two Marines in dress uniform, one with rifle and one with bugle, surrounded by photographs of Marine life.

Which bridge do you want? / Phifer.

Poster showing two bridges, the bridge of ships "American Industry" carrying supplies to the Allies, and "Hyphen Bridge" carrying "Plots" and "Unrest" between the United States and Germany. A tiny bird comments... more

Britishers, you're needed--Come across now / Lloyd Myers.

Poster showing two men on a globe shaking hands across the Atlantic; a man in a suit reaches across from the United States to a soldier standing on Great Britain and France.

For victory they paid their all--For a Victory Bond you pay money and get it back with interest / R.L.B.

Design for a poster showing troops charging over a hill, with a graveyard in the background.

The American ambulance in Russia

Poster showing a soldier on a battlefield, with others operating a cannon in the background.

Come on, boys! Do your duty by enlisting now!

Soldier carrying flag on horseback.

Wilson, Taft, Roosevelt and other national leaders indorse [sic] Y.M.C.A. work [...] / J. F. Butler ; Globe Lithographing Company, New York.

Poster showing soldiers entering a Y.M.C.A. canteen, and a portrait of President Wilson. Lengthy text endorsing Y.M.C.A. includes quotes from Wilson, Taft, Roosevelt, Secretary of War Baker, Secretary of Navy D... more

Forward America! / Carroll Kelly 1917 ; Wright Henry Worth Inc.

Poster showing a figure of Columbia, brandishing an American flag and a shield, riding an eagle as she leads a large squadron of airplanes.

Uphold our honor--Fight for us Join Army-Navy-Marines.

Poster showing figure of Liberty with the American flag.

Warding off a night attack

Poster showing photograph of sailors firing a large gun aboard a ship at night.

V

Poster showing a large "V" for victory, probably intended for use in the Liberty Loan campaign.

Mr. Farmer [...] The government has helped you! You help the government - Buy Liberty Bonds

Poster encouraging farmers to buy Liberty Bonds, with text below American flag.

Buy Liberty Bonds

Poster showing a profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln, and a quote from the Gettysburg Address.

A wonderful opportunity for you--United States Navy [...] / Ruttan.

Poster showing a sailor striding briskly with his duffle and suitcase; ships and palm trees in the background.

Dig in--Buy here--Your Liberty Loan bonds on the easy payment coupon plan Dig to-day - reap tomorrow.

Poster showing horse-drawn ploughing, soldiers on the battlefield, and men in line to purchase Liberty bonds.

Hit the bull's eye!--Is your name on this list? Get out of your own little circle of selfishness into the big circle of service.

Poster showing small news photographs of the war effort by Hare in Leslie's, lists of hundreds of recent American volunteers, and addresses of recruiting stations.

To shipbuilders! [...] Our country looks to you!

Poster showing a small scene of a shipyard.

And they thought we couldn't fight - Victory Liberty Loan / Clyde Forsythe ; Ketterlinus, Phila.

Poster showing a wounded soldier on the battlefield, carrying several German helmets as trophies.

Are you trained to defend your country? Plattsburg [sic]

Poster showing a soldier with troops and tents in the background, presumably the Military Training Camp in Plattsburgh, N.Y.