• 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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  • "Get in the Game" by Berton Bellis

    Bellis, Burton

    Patriotic poem about rationing during World War I written by St. Louis poet Berton Bellis and sent to Governor Tom C. Rye. This work reflects the patriotic attitudes and spirit of self-sacrifice preva…

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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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  • How to "Reach" the Masses: Typical Speech #4

    Four Minute Men (Society), United States. Committee on Public Information

    Form speech written for use by the Four Minute Men Association. This speech attempts to refute arguments against the United States' involvement in World War I such as Germany's attitudes toward libert…

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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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