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WWI Poster, Edward Penfield, Across the top text reads: â€śEVERY GIRL PULLING FOR VICTORY,â€ť and along the bottom â€śVICTORY GIRLS UNITED WAR WORK CAMPAIGN,â€ť young woman rowing a boat named â€śVICTORY.â€ť Litho 70 x 56cm. 23â€ť x 30.â€ť DATED: 1918.
WWI Y.W.C.A. Poster, Edward Penfield, across the bottom text reads: â€śThe Girl on the Land Serves the Nationâ€™s Needâ€ť and â€śapply Y.W.C.A. Land Service Committee. Pictures 4 women in uniform in the field walking along the side of two horses, carrying a rake and a basket of freshly picked vegetables. 30â€ť x 25.â€ť DATE: 1917,18.
Handkerchief Envelopes for storing handkerchiefs. Satin â€śU.S. Army Friendship Hankiesâ€ť with cream cover, mint green along the top and on the inside. Writing in deep blue with large eagle emblem and poem called â€śFriendship.â€ť Inside has a ribbon band of embroidered flowers to hold hankies. The back is pale orange.
WWII Red Cross Poster, black background pictures a nurse holding a fallen solider, in color. Text reads: Fighting Men Need Nurses.â€ť Along the bottom edge in black print , â€śSign Up at the Red Cross Recruiting Station.â€ť Litho in U.S.A. and the number 708. 20â€ť x 31."
WWII Red Cross Poster, text reads: â€śEmergency! The Army and Navy are enlisting thousands of nurses. As a result Hospitals in this city are understaffed. Volunteer help is needed--and quickly. Can you spare some time daily? Enlist Today as a Volunteer Nurseâ€™s Aide, Free training Course, Apply at your Red Cross Chapter or Civilian Defense Office.â€ť In red and blue print against a white background with/a nurse standing on the side. Along the bottom is written American Red Cross. Poster 706, August 1942. 13-1/2â€ť x 19.â€ť
WWI Red Cross Poster, white background w/a gray drawing of a nurse carrying a soldier on a stretcher. In the foreground the text reads: Make Our American Red Cross in Peace as in War,â€ť and â€śThe Greatest Mother in the World. Third Red Cross Roll Call Nov, 2-11, 1919 and shows a large Red Cross. 20â€ť x 30.â€ť
WWI Posters, Howard Chandler Christy Text reads: â€śAMERICANS ALL!â€ť along the top in red with â€śVictory Liberty Loanâ€ť along the bottom in blue. One of the artistâ€™s â€śChristy Girlsâ€ť holds up a laurel wreath while standing in front of the U.S. flag and a Greek column. â€śHonor Rollâ€ť lists the names of 14 representing various ethnic groups. 27â€ť x 40.â€ť DATED: 1918.
WWI Poster, Haskell Coffin (NARA). Along the top text reads: â€śJoan of Arc Saved Franceâ€ť, along the bottom â€śWOMEN OF AMERICA SAVE YOUR COUNTRY, Buy WAR SAVINGS STAMPSâ€ť and in small print â€śUnited States Treasury Department.â€ť Victory Liberty Loan, 1917. 20â€ť x 30.â€ť DATED: 1918.
WWI Poster, Howard Chandler Christy, 1917. Text reads: â€śGEE!!â€ť and â€śI WISH I WERE A MAN Iâ€™d JOIN The NAVY,â€ť Along bottom in small print, â€śBE A MAN AND DO ITâ€ť and in large print â€śUNITED STATES NAVY RECRUITING STATION.â€ť 25â€ť x 38.â€ť DATE: 1917. Because this poster was reprinted during WWII the date is hard to confirm.
Lucien Jonas, Litho. Co. Across the top text reads: â€śFOUR YEARS IN THE FIGHTâ€ť second line â€śThe Women of Franceâ€ť with YWCA log on each end, third line â€śWe Owe Them Houses of Cheerâ€ť and across the bottom under the picture â€śUNITED WAR WORK CAMPAIGN,â€ť 42â€ť x 27.â€ť DATED: 1918.
Clarence F. Underwood Y.W.C.A., text reads: â€śBack our girls over there, United War Work Campaign,â€ť w/Y.W.C.A. logo. Picture of a young woman sitting at a switchboard wearing Y.W.C.A. uniform w/cap with soldiers in the background. 21â€ť x 28.â€ť DATED: 1918.
WWII Nursing Information Bureau Poster, in white lettering text reads: â€ś become a Nurse, Your Country Needs You.â€ť Poster features a beautiful woman from above the waist having a nursing cap placed on her head. Only a manâ€™s hands and the cuffs of his jacket are visible, his cuffs in red, white and blue stripes and stars. Along the bottom reads: Federal Security Agency, U.S. Public Health Service and in small print: Write Nursing Information Bureau, 1790 Broadway New York City and OWI Poster No.22, Additional copies may be obtained from the Division of Public Inquires, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C. The creases suggest the poster was distributed as a folded piece, could have been included inside a newspaper or made available at recruitment offices, post offices and the like. 22â€ť x 28.â€ť
WWII Posters, Women on the Home Front Cooper, F. G., 1883-â€™ United States. Office of Price Administration; U.S. G. P. O. Text reads â€śKeep the Home Front Pledge, Pay no more than Ceiling Prices, Pay your Points in Full.â€ť In a center circle is a housewife, wearing her apron, and Â holding her right hand up as if ready to take the pledge. DATED: 1944.
Artist Sarra, text reads: â€śIâ€™LL CARRY MINE TOO!â€ť in large white letters w/a picture of proud looking woman in a dark green jacket, yellow blouse and green hat carrying packages in one hand and a bag of groceries in the other, while in the background, in silhouette, are soldiers marching with their bags and rifles, against a grey background. Along the bottom of the poster, in white print, â€śTrucks and Tires Must Last Till Victory.â€ť 21â€ť x 28.â€ť DATED: 1943
WWII Poster, artist Edmundson. Graphic image of a cadet nurse in dress military uniform. Â Text reads â€śEnlist in a Proud Profession, Join the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps,â€ť and â€śA Lifetime Education FREE! if you can qualify. For information go to your local hospital or write U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps, Box 88, New York, N.Y.â€ť Â 20â€ť x 28.â€ť Date: 1943.
Navy Poster, artist unknown, across top text reads: â€śTHEREâ€™S A MAN-SIZE JOB FOR YOU IN YOUR NAVYâ€ť w/picture of uniformed Wave standing straight as the antiaircraft fire explodes above a ship behind her; under picture â€śENLIST IN THE WAVESâ€ť in red and small print â€śApply to your nearest Navel Recruiting Station or Office of Navel Officer Procurement. 28â€ť x 42.â€ť DATED: December 31, 1942.
WWII Navy Recruiting Poster, artist Charles Andres USNR, text reads: â€śEnlist in the Coast Guard SPARS, Release a Man to Fight at Sea,â€ť w/a picture of a woman raising a flag, she is in uniform, service patches on her sleeve and a pin on each lapel. On her hat, U.S. Coast Guard. Along the bottom edge: Apply to your nearest Navy Recruiting Station or Office of Naval Officer Procurement. In small print, Order No. 20 and NRB 34901-2-2-43-23500.Â The creases suggest the poster was distributed as a folded piece, could have been included inside a newspaper or made available at recruitment offices, post offices and the like. â€śSPARS, the Womenâ€™s Reserve of the Coast Guard, created Nov. 23, 1942 to expedite the war effort by providing for releasing officers and men for duty at sea and their replacement by women in the shore establishment of the Coast Guard.â€ť Copyright 2013 Burke Enterprises. 28â€ť x 42.â€ť
WWII WAACâ€™s Recruitment Ads, Counter Size Molded plastic ad reads: â€śWomenâ€™s Army Corps, U.S. Army, Americaâ€™s answer,â€ť and â€śJoin the Waac.â€ť An army green background, a white border and framed in deep green with raised red letters; d 3 dimensional face of an attractive young woman w/blue eyes, red lipstick and a friendly smile, wearing her army hat as she waits for your call, phone in hand; made of a molded plastic. 10-1/2â€ť x 5-1/2.â€ť
WWII WAACâ€™s Recruitment Ads, Counter Size Chipboard ad reads: â€śThis is our war...Join the WAACâ€ť and â€śWomenâ€™s Army Auxiliary Corps, United States Army.â€ť In shades of brown and orange. In the foreground is a photograph of a young woman in profile wearing her service uniform. Behind her in silhouette is a young man wearing a helmet. Underneath is handwritten: 166 W. Van Buren, Chicago.Â 9â€ť x 12-1/2.â€ť
WWII Posters printed by Federal Government to encourage the buying of war bonds. United States. War Savings Staff, artist unknown. Colorful cartoon style picture of a young woman going thru her husbandâ€™s pants pockets while is in bed, one eye open and says, â€śJust be sure you put at least 10% of it in WAR BONDS!â€ť At the bottom â€śTOP THAT 10%!â€ť 22â€ť x 28.â€ť DATED: 1942.
WWII Posters printed by Federal Government to encourage the buying of war bonds. U.S. Government Printing Office, artist unknown. Text reads, â€śSheâ€™s Ready, Tooâ€ť along the top in large grey letters and at the bottom â€śBUY WAR BONDS,â€ť shows a determined young woman dressed in yellow suit striding proudly, behind her a silhouette of a Minuteman and prepared to fight. DATED: 1942
WWI Letter Pouch in cream satin with a pink ribbon border and a framed rectangle embroidered with pink flowers with words â€śTo my Friendâ€ť and a gold tone â€śUSAâ€ť pin.The inside cream cover has a silk screen picture of a woman in profile framed within a flower printed heart, and the profile of soldier in an oval frame with an eagle standing on 2 crossed rifles. In the center between the two portraits is another flag, the words â€śForget Me Notâ€ť and a 4 lines poem. Includes eagle pin that says â€śCMTCM,â€ť with crossed rifles and the initials â€śHM.â€ť The inside of the bottom has a pocket made of flag fabric with 48 stars. Pouch 7â€ť x 10-1/2.â€ť DATE: Circa 1917.
WWII Letter Pouch in red satin trimmed with purple ribbon and hand painted red flowers and green leaves. Says, â€śMotherâ€ť and in the corner â€śUS Navyâ€ť with an anchor. The inside of the cover is cream with four roses creating a frame and in the middle the word â€śMotherâ€ť with a 4 line poem. The inside of the bottom has a pocket made of flag fabric with 48 stars. Pouch 7â€ť x 9.â€ť DATE:1940s.
WWII Letter Pouch in deep pink satin, the word â€śSweetheart hand-painted on a diagonal between two red roses. The inside of the pouch is cream satin with a poem â€śSweetheartâ€ť and on the bottom is a pocket that says â€śUS Armyâ€ť with pink flowers. Inside the pocket is a tiny piece of light blue fabric pair of underpants w/cream lace trim, and written on them is â€śUS Armyâ€ť on one side and on the other, â€śTo my Sweetheart.â€ť There is a picture of Cupid, silk screened in black w/a poem titled â€śSweetheart.â€ť 7â€ť x 11.â€ť DATE:1940s
World War Service â€śSisterâ€ť pink and white silk cover, navy back and gray fringe, says â€śUSA Camp Gordon Atlanta, Gaâ€ť and in the upper left corner is the image of a doughboyâ€™s face set inside a star w/American, French and British flags, and on top of the star there is an American Eagle holding a ribbon w/the words â€śWorld War Service.â€ť In the lower right corner is â€śLady Justiceâ€ť with her sword and shield and the eagle with the words, â€śE Pluribus Unum 1918.â€ť Circa: 1918
WWI â€śMotherâ€ť pale pink cotton cover w/yellow fabric back and pink fringe; printed image of a woman inside a picture frame with an American flag on each side and 3 red carnations reads â€śMotherâ€ť with a 4 line poem. DATE: Circa 1917.
Navy â€śMotherâ€ť yellow acetate cover with dark green fringe. In the center is a poem to â€śMother,â€ť framed with a rope, roses and anchor. Ribbon over anchor reads â€śOur Navy Americaâ€™s Guardian USN.â€ť Center top has an American eagle and American coat of arms, bordered by cruiser and aircraft carrier. Along the bottom is a battleship, a seaplane, submarine and destroyer. DATE: Circa 1941.
Navy â€śWifeâ€ť light pink and blue acetate cover with a peach cotton back and blue and yellow fringe. The center picture says â€śUS NAVY, US Navy Training School â€“ Ames, Iowa with a picture of a ship printed in center, it reads Poem â€śTo My Wife; top left corner the American Eagle standing on an anchor, top right corner an anchor formed by people says, â€śA Human Picture Composed of Blue Jackies in Uniform.â€ť 17â€ť sq. DATE: 1940s
Navy â€śMotherâ€ť pink acetate cover with a teal back and yellow fringe. Printed in the center in large navy blue letters, â€śU.S.Navy,â€ť to left â€śIn service for my country and You,â€ť on the right is a large â€śV,â€ť in the middle â€śCamp Peary, Vaâ€ť Along the bottom left is a 2â€ť bee with a sailorâ€™s hat and gun with the word â€śSeabees,â€ť to the right a framed poem â€śto My Motherâ€ť DATE: Circa: 1941.
U.S. Army peach acetate cover with orange fringe. In the center is a poem to â€śMother,â€ť with a fighting eagle and is bordered with 2 planes, one a â€śF-28â€ť and 4 pictures of soldiers in the field. Stamped â€śFort Lee, Va.â€ť DATE: Circe 1941.
â€śMothers of World War IIâ€ť Hat, styled like service menâ€™s â€śside cap,â€ť in red satin with white piping, a patch and 5 blue stars. Blue stars signify she has 5 living sons in the service, stars are always hand sewed should the situation change. DATED: December 1941 to July 1945.