World War I poster collection [graphic], circa 1918.


Booth, Franklin, 1874-1948. World War I poster collection [graphic], circa 1918.

World War I poster collection [graphic], circa 1918.

The posters are arranged by the organizations that produced them including the American Red Cross, United States Food Administration, and the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet. Indiana artists represented in the collection are: Franklin Booth, Kin Hubbard, John T. McCutcheon, and Gaar Williams.

1 box OVA graphics, 1 box OVC graphics, 65 posters in flat file storage.

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United States. Shipping Board (corporateBody)

Williams, Gaar, 1880-1935 (person)

Artist and cartoonist. From the description of Papers, 1920-1935. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70928853 Gaar Williams was born in Richmond, Ind. He worked as an artist and cartoonist for newspapers in Chicago and Indianapolis, and some of his work was nationally syndicated. Toward the end of his life, he spent much of his time in Brown County, Ind., mailing his work from there. Blanche Stillson, born in Indianapolis, was ...

McCutcheon, John T. (person)

John Tinney McCutcheon (1870-1949) was a newspaper cartoonist and war correspondent. Born in Lafayette, Indiana, McCutcheon graduated from Purdue University in 1889. After graduation, McCutcheon got a job as a cartoonist for the Chicago Morning News (later the News-Record; Chicago Record; Record-Herald). McCutcheon published political cartoons and was a correspondent covering the Spanish-American War and the South African (Boer) War. He illustrated the stories of his close friend, humorist Georg...

Hubbard, Kin, 1868-1930 (person)

Indianapolis News caricaturist and paragrapher. From the description of Releases of Kin Hubbard's "Abe Martin" series [manuscript], November-December 1910. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810795 American poet. From the description of Quotation n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55231001 Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard (1868-1930) was a journalist, humorist, and the creator of the Abe Martin character. Hubbard was born in Bel...

Booth, Franklin, 1874-1948 (person)

United States Food Administration (corporateBody)

American food regulatory agency. From the description of Food Administration records, 1917-1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866949 Organized in 1917; managed civilian food production, distribution, conservation and pricing during World War I; using both volunteers and a paid staff, accomplished its work in New Jersey through an enforcement division, through committees representing different food trades, through county-level food administrators and through publicity ef...

American Red Cross (corporateBody)

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...