War Posters Collection 1913-1945


War Posters Collection, 1913-1945

War Posters Collection 1913-1945

Posters from World War I and World War II. Majority are American but there are a few from Canada, France and England. Subjects include recruitment, fund-raising (war chest, savings bonds, chocolate fund), civil defense, and more. Organizations represented include the Red Cross; U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps; American Expeditionary Force; various relief committees; more.

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Reuterdahl, Henry, 1871-1925

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Henry Reuterdahl (August 12, 1871 – December 21, 1925) was a Swedish-American painter highly acclaimed for his nautical artwork. Reuterdahl had a long relationship with the United States Navy. During the Spanish-American War and the first part of the World War, he served as a correspondent. He was selected by President Theodore Roosevelt to accompany the Great White Fleet voyage in 1907 to document the journey. In addition to his artwork, he was a frequent writer on naval topics, and served as ...

Raemaekers, Louis, 1869-1956

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Raemaekers was born on Apr. 6, 1869 in Roermond, Netherlands; States diploma, Art School of Amsterdam, 1891; was director of Art and Craft School, 1895; became professor of Horticultural High School (1896), Agricultural High School (1898), and Ryks Hoogere Burger School (1899) in Wageningen; in 1913, gave up teaching to become a cartoonist; was decorated Officier Legion d'Honneur (France), Chevalier Ordre de Leopold, Commander of the Order of the Crown (Belgium), and Officer of the Order of Oran...

Whitehead, Walter, 1874-1956

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United States.

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Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960

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James Montgomery Flagg (b. June 18, 1877, Pelham Manor, N.Y.-d. May 27, 1960, New York City), American artist and illustrator, worked in media ranging from fine art painting to cartooning. He is best remembered for political posters, such as the Uncle Sam recruitment poster. From the description of Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10568600 American artist and illustrator. From the description of Sketch ...

Paus, Herbert Andrew, 1880-1946

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Treidler, Adolph, b. 1886

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Harris, Lawrence S.

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Ruttan, Charles E.

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American Red Cross

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On December 2, 1905, Mrs. Tunis G. Bergen brought together a group of Brooklyn residents at the Barnard Club House on Remsen Street to form New York City's first borough-based Red Cross organization. With an initial membership roster of 300, the Brooklyn Chapter of the American Red Cross embarked on its first major campaign to aid victims of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, collecting over $100,000 and thousands of articles of clothing to contribute to the relief effort. From this point on, th...

Jacobs, Leonebel

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Portrait painter; New York City. From the description of Leonebel Jacobs printed materials, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122291376 ...

Riesenberg, Sidney H.

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Illian, George, 1894-1932

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Christy, Howard Chandler, 1873-1952

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Painter, sculptor, illustrator; New York, N.Y. and Ohio. From the description of Howard Chandler Christy letters, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122545978 Howard Chandler Christy was a noted American illustrator and painter. From the description of Howard Chandler Christy Papers, 1873-2001. (Lafayette College). WorldCat record id: 71520652 American artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chester, N.J., to Helen F. Levy...

Babcock, Richard Fayerweather

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Coffin, Haskell, 1878-1941

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Beneker, Gerrit A. (Gerrit Albertus), 1882-1934

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Painter, draftsman, and illustrator; Massachusetts. From the description of Gerrit A. Beneker papers, 1869-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118541 ...

Verrees, J. Paul, 1889-

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Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926

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Joseph Pennell was an American artist and educator, primarily known for his etchings and illustrations. Much of his early work consisted of city scenes, published in magazines. He later worked on a variety of projects, often illustrating books in collaboration with his wife, author Elizabeth Robins. After spending time in Europe, notably London, Pennell taught art, and the couple collaborated on a biography of James McNeill Whistler. From the description of Joseph Pennell letter to M...

Fisher, Harrison, 1875-1934

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Roeg, Herman

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Downe, Albro F.

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Matthews, Harry B.

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Baker, Ernest Hamlin, 1889-1975

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Beall, C. C. (Cecil Calvert), 1892-1967

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Cecil Calvert Beall (b. 1892, Saratoga, Wyoming-d. 1967), American illustrator. From the description of Beall, C. C. (Cecil Calvert), 1892-1967 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10574522 ...

Daugherty, James, 1889-1974

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American illustrator and author of children's books, winner of the 1940 Newbery for his self-illustrated Daniel Boone. From the description of Better known as Johnny Appleseed : production material, 1950. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62495708 From the description of Daniel Boone : production material, 1939. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62495709 From the description of American life in literature : product...

Kline, Hibberd V. B. (Hibberd Van Buren), 1885-

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Williams, J. Scott (John Scott), 1877-1975

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Spear, Gil

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St. John, James Allen, 1872-1957

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Forsythe, Vic, 1885-1962

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Strothmann, F. (Frederick), 1872-

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Woodburn, Thomas

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Barney, Maginel Wright, 1877-1966

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Grant, Gordon, 1875-1962

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Gordon Grant was born June 7, 1875 in San Francisco California, and died May 6, 1962 in New York City. He was a newspaper and magazine artist and book illustrator. He also wrote a number of self-illustrated books. He was most noted as a painter of ships and the sea. Biographical Source: Something About the Author vol. 25. From the description of Gordon Grant papers n.d. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 428024720 Marine painter, illustrator; East Gl...

Davies, Roland

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Aderente, Vincent, approximately 1880-1941

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Artist, primarily mural painter. Painted some of the murals in the Detroit Public Library, Main Building. From the description of Vincent Aderente papers, 1899-1965. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 301710647 ...

Leyendecker, J. C. (Joseph Christian), 1874-1951

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Tornrose, Axel Townsend.

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Smith, Daniel V.

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Cox, Allyn, 1896-1982

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Painter and muralist; New York, N.Y. and Washington, D.C. From the description of Allyn Cox papers relating to U.S. Capitol murals, 1970-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122394133 Painter and muralist; New York, N.Y. and Washington, D.C. Cox's father Kenyon was a painter, illustrator, writer and teacher in New York City. From the description of Allyn Cox papers, 1870-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79939099 ...