World War I Poster File [1914]-1920, (bulk 1917-1918)

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World War I Poster File, [1914]-1920, (bulk 1917-1918)

World War I Poster File [1914]-1920, (bulk 1917-1918)

Collection of posters, pictorial sheets, and related ephemera, [1914]-1920, used by governments and organizations during World War I to persuade citizens to enlist in various branches of the armed services, buy bonds, conserve food and fuel, provide relief, and generally support the war effort

1.45 Linear feet; (ca. 1200 posters)

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