• Help him win by saving and serving

    United States. Department of the Treasury

    This poster from World War I shows General John J. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces, holding the hands of two children, a boy and a girl. General Pershing is dressed in his mil…

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  • Vote for Democratic Nominees

    Large campaign poster urging the public to vote for the Democratic nominees: Cordell Hull, Henry Hollis Horton, William Emerson Brock and H. H. Hannah. There is a picture of each candidate on the post…

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  • Weapons for Liberty

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

    This poster from World War I shows Columbia dressed in an American flag and holding a golden shield with the seal of the United States of America. A boy dressed in a khaki Boy Scouts of America unifor…

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  • Books are weapons in the war of ideas

    Broder, S

    This poster from World War II shows Nazis burning books in front of a oversize book emblazeoned with the ""Books cannot be killed by fire"" quote from Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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  • America depends on the farmer!

    Agricultural Extension Service, University of Tennessee

    This World War II era poster, created by the Agricultural Extension Service at the University of Tennessee, delivers a message that in order for America to succeed in the war, the farmer must do his p…

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  • Could this be you? Don't travel unless your trip helps win the war

    This World War II era poster is aimed at convincing Americans to reduce their travel during the war effort. On a blue background, the poster features four illustrations of reasons why Americans may ch…

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  • Rationing means a fair share for all of us

    This poster provides two images to interpret the experience of rationing during World War II. The image at the top of the poster features two women at the butcher, one clearly claiming more than her f…

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  • 1950 Club Handy Poster - Evelyn Hunter

    A poster advertising a recurring show at Club Handy featuring Evelyn Hunter, "the girl with the golden voice," and other well-known musicians from the 1950s-60s.�

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  • Plant a victory garden

    This colorful poster from World War II shows a man and woman working in a garden with a young boy collecting a variety of produce in a basket. At the bottom of the poster are messages that read ""Our…

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  • Boys and Girls! You can help your Uncle Sam win the War

    Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960

    This poster from World War I shows Uncle Sam holding a girl and standing next to a boy. Uncle Sam is offering war savings stamps to the children. The text of the poster reads, "Boys and Girls! You can…

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  • Eat less and let us be thankful that we have enough to share with those who fight for freedom

    Hendee, A

    This poster from World War I shows a variety of fruits and vegetables. The text of the poster reads, "Eat less and let us be thankful that we have enough to share with those who fight for freedom."

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  • Republican ad of James County

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  • Temperance flyer

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  • General Concrete Construction Company of Cuba advertisement

    This poster advertises two companies managed by Bradford Dallas in Cuba. William Croft owned the General Concrete Construction Company until his death in 1938. The advertisement includes locations of…

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  • Follow the Pied Piper

    Barney, Maginel Wright, 1877-1966

    This poster from World War I shows Uncle Sam playing a fife, leading children carrying gardening tools (a hoe, rake, trowel, and shovel) and a seed bag. There are fields of crops in the background. Th…

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  • Joe E. Williams and Captain Towner Speaking Engagement

    Fayetteville Observer

    Broadside with "Speaking!!" written in broad letters. The text states: "Joe E. Williams, the Colored Orator of Nashville, and Capt. Towner, of Marshall County, will speak at Fayetteville Next Saturday…

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  • A letter of advice

    Broadside entitled "A Letter of Advice: To the Grand Order--the K.K. Klan-- throughout the U. States and Territories of America." The broadside was purportedly written by Nathan Bedford Forrest.

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  • Save and serve the cause of freedom

    Cooper, Fred G. (Frederic Gross), 1883-1962

    This poster from World War I lists four ways that individuals can ration and substitute food needed for soldiers. The text of the poster reads, "Save-1. Wheat-use more corn 2. Meat-use more fish and b…

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  • Work on a farm...this summer join the U.S. Crop Corps

    This colorful poster from World War II shows a couple dressed in overalls on a blue background. The woman is carrying a basket of produce. At the bottom of the poster reads ""Join the U.S. Crop Corps…

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