World War I Poster Collection
Signed or artist known posters
Please note: As we are a college research library, items in our collection
are NOT for sale.
Baker, Ernest H. (1889-1975)
"For every fighter a woman worker, Back our second line of defense."
YWCA. Woman Worker. United War Work Campaign. 2 items. 28x42 83
Blashfield, Edwin Howland (1848-1936)
"Red Cross Christmas Roll Call." features a Red Cross nurse
and Miss Liberty with flag and sword. 1918. 2 items. 19x28 20
"Keep 'em smiling! Help War Camp Community Services." features
a soldier, sailor, and coast guard member. 1918. United War Work Campaign.
1 item. 28x42 2 items. 81
Briggs, Clare (1875-1930) "Aint it a grand and glorious
feelin ?" YWCA. features cartoon w/soldier. 1 item. 14x22 58
"Eat more corn, oats, & rye... Eat less wheat, meat, & fats..."
United States Food. Administration. 2 items. 21x29 27
"Ten million new members by Christmas/Join the Red Cross and
on Christmas Eve a candle in every window, a service flag for
every home." features service flag in window with lit candle.
2 items. 20x30 28
"Enlist. On which side of the window are you?" 25x39. 120
Brown, Arthur Wm (1881-1966).
"For your boy." United War Work Campaign. 2 items. 20x30
"Wilson, Taft, Roosevelt and other national leaders indorse YMCA work."
1 item. 24x38 44
"War-Zone home for our boys 'over there.'" YMCA. 1 item. 24x38
"Fight or Buy Bonds." Third Liberty Loan. 1917 features woman holding
U.S. flag - troops in background. 2 items. 20x30 46
"Americans ALL!" features Miss Liberty w/honor roll. 1917. Victory
Liberty Loan. 1 item. 27x40 30
"Fight or Buy Bonds. Third Liberty Loan." features Miss Liberty
with flag in foreground, charging soldiers in background. 2 items. 30x40
"Joan of Arc Saved France." War Savings Stamps. features young
woman in armor holding sword. 1 item. 30x40 66
Coughlin, John A.
"First in France U.S. Marines."Recruitment. features man with machine
gun charging over a trench. 1 item. 21x28. 122
"The Sword is Drawn, The Navy Upholds It!" U.S. Navy Recruiting
Station Recruitment 1917. Features Columbia (Miss Liberty) standing on
shore with uplifted sword and scroll reading "We can do no otherwise".
Crisp,( Herbert G. ?)
"Motherless fatherless starving. War fund week. One hundred million
dollars." Red Cross. 20x28 59
Daugherty, James (1887-1974)
"Follow the Flag: Enlist in the Navy" Recruitment 1917.
Features sailor hoisting flag on beach with Naval ship in background.
1 item. 27x41. 125
De Land, Eugene
"Before Sunset." 2nd Liberty Loan of 1917. features Statue of
Liberty. 1 item. 20x30. 43
"Join/All you need is a heart and a dollar."
Red Cross nurse. red background. 2 items. 6x10 116
Drepperd, Carl W. (1892-?)
"Wake Up Lancaster! ... Buy Liberty Bonds." Red and blue. 1 item.
"Wake Up Lancaster! ... Buy Liberty Bonds." White and blue. 1
item. 20x26 24
"Shall We Allow This Record to Fail? 1729-1918 The Garden Spot Lancaster County 100% American:
Put the Gold From Your Crops in Liberty Bonds" Red and blue. 2 items.19.5x26. 138
Droit, Jean (1884-1961)
Debout dans la tranchee que l'aurore eclaire, le soldat reve a la victoire
et a son foyer. Pour qu'il puisse assurer l'une et retrouver l' autre,
souscrivez au 3e. Emprunt de la defense Nationale. (Standing in the trenches
as dawn breaks the soldier dreams of victory and his home. So that he
can be assured the first and recover the latter, subscribe to the 3rd
loan of National defense) 1917, Berger-Levrault, Paris. 30x42" 1
Dunn, Harvey T(homas) (1884-1952)
"Victory is question of stamina." 1917. United States Food Administration.
1 item. 21x29 59
Falls, Charles Buckles(1874-1959)
wanted for our men in camp and 'over there.'" features soldier with
gun holding large stack of books. 1 item. 28x42 82
"10,000,000 members by Christmas/on Christmas Eve a candle
in every window and red cross member in every home." features
burning candle in star lit window with red cross in center. 2
items. 20x30 29
"Yanks in Germany want more books. Take good live fiction to the Public
Library for immediate shipment. American Library Association." features
soldier sitting and reading. 1 item. 28x32 123
"Have you answered the Red Cross Christmas roll call?" Red Cross
nurse w/arm outstretched, foreground; U.S. soldiers, background. 2 items.
James Montgomery (1877-1960) 124 "Tell that to the Marines!"
Recruitment. Features outraged man standing over dropped newspaper with
headline "Huns kill women and children!" 1 item. 30x40124
Foringer, Alonzo Earl (1878-1948)
"The Greatest mother in the world" features Red Cross nurse
holding child on stretcher. 2 items. 25x30 55
"May 20th-27th Help the Greatest mother in the world."
features Red Cross nurse holding child on stretcher. 1 item. 25x30
"Help the Greatest mother in the world" features Red Cross
nurse holding child on stretcher. 1 item. 41x82. (Oversize tube
"Your boy. Make the world safer for him. Interchurch World
Movement". features young man. 2 items. 21x28 33
Gibson, Charles Dana (1867-1944) U.S. Navy. "Here he
is Sir. We need him and you too!" Navy Recruiting Station. 28x41.
Green, H(iram) H(arold) (1865-1930)
"My soldier." features mother and kneeling child saying bedtime
prayer "Now I lay me down to sleep..." Third Liberty Loan. 1 item. 28X42
"Get behind the girl he left behind him. Join the land army" c.
1918 New York State Land Army Membership Committee; The American Lithographic
Co., NY. features features woman working in agriculture. 1 item. 20X30
Hansi ( Waltz, Jean Jacques 1873-1951)
"Souscrivez au IVeme Emprunt et le drapeau tri-colore a' Stasbourg
annoncera au monde le regne de la paix, de la Liberte de la Justice."
Lapina imp. Paris. Features French soldiers looking at cathedral in distance.
1 item. 23x29 . 117
"Third Liberty Loan." features soldier saying goodbye to his father.
1 item. 20x30 17
Herter, Albert (1871-1950)
"His home over there." YMCA. features young soldiers at
YMCA. 2 items. 28x41 68
"Our Nation's Guest." French officer (Joseph Joffrey). The North
American. 1917 May 6. 1 item. 11x14. 110
"They signal 'send books'..." features hand signalers in navy and
army. New York: H.C. Miner Litho. Co. 1 item. 25x38 62
Illian, George John (1894-1932)
Cardinal Mercier featured. Food Administration asking to eat less
wheat, meat, fats and sugar. 1 item. 20x28 21
"Keep it coming." quote by Pershing. United States Food Administration.
1 item. 21x29 35
"Four years in the fight/the women of France/we owe them houses of
cheer." features women working in factory. United War Work Campaign.
2 items. 28x42 78
"'The First Three!' Give until it hurts - they gave till they died."
31 to 1 War Chest, Philadelphia and vicinity. features first three soldiers
to die: Hay, Enright, Gresham. 1 item. 20x28 37
"'The First Three!' Give until it hurts - they gave till they died."
Red Cross War Fund Week. One hundred million dollars. features first three
soldiers to die: Hay, Enright, Gresham. 1 item. 20x28 36
William B. (1880-1927)
"Hold up your end!" War Fund Week. features Red Cross nurse
holding one end of stretcher. 1 item. 20x27 23
Leroux, Auguste (1871-1954)
"3e Emprunt de la defense Nationale. souscrivez pour la France qui
combat pour celle qui chaque jour grandit." Imprimerie Joseph Charles,
Paris, 1917. 1 item. 30.5x 44.5" 118
Leyendecker, Joseph Christian(1874-1951)
United States Bonds. "Weapons for Liberty." Boy Scouts of America.
features a Boy Scout w/sword & Miss Liberty w/shield. 1918.1 item. 20x30
"Somewhere in France doing his share: Join the National Guard"
Recruitment 1917. Features Collier & Son image of doughboy with rifle
at ready. 1 item 19x26. 126
Mason, (Robert Lindsay) (1874-)
War Savings Stamps. Uncle Sam's hat full of coins crushing German
soldier. 1 item. 14x11 115
"One of the thousand YMCA girls in France." United War
Work Campaign. features young girl in uniform holding book in
one hand and hot coffee in other. YMCA symbol in background. 2
items. 42x28. 77
"I summon you to the comradeship." Woodrow Wilson featured. Red
Cross. 2 items. 20x28 47
"Keep this hand of mercy at work." features arm with red cross
badge coming from heaven to protect refugees. War Fund Week. 1 item. 20x27
Morgan, Wallace (1873-1948)
"Appeal by Belgian Workmen." New York Tribune. 1918 May 3. (Prepared
by the Vigilantes.) 1 item. 17x22 87
"Feed a fighter." United States Food Administration. 1 item. 21x29
Norton, John(Warner) (1876-1934)
"Keep these of the U.S.A. Buy more Liberty Bonds." features bloody
German boots. 1 item. 30x40 67
Orr, Alfred Everitt(1886-?)
"For Home & Country." features soldier, wife & child. Victory Liberty
Loan. 1 item. 30x40 73
Osnis, B(enedict). A.(1872-1941)
"Help fill the war chest." features refugee woman and children;
Red Cross nurse with dead U.S. soldier; war chest; raging battle; and
Red Cross worker helping man on stretcher. 1 item. 42x28 74
Page, Marie Danforth (1869-1940)
"Building for Health" Bureau of Social Education, YWCA.Woman in
yellow dress holding baby with blue letter V in background. 30x46 (Oversize
drawer S-15) 95
Parker, Cushman (1881-1940)
"Little Americans Do Your Bit. Eat Corn." United States Food Administration.
features little boy saluting.1 item. 14x22 86
"Save your child from autocracy and poverty." features child &
statue of liberty torch. War Savings Stamps. 1 item. 30x40 85
Penfield, Edward (1866-1925)
"The girl on the land serves the nations needs." YWCA Land Service
Committee. 1 item. 30x25 34
"Every girl pulling for victory." Victory Girls. features
girl in row boat called "Victory." United War Work Campaign. 2
items. 22x28 19
"HeĚs Ready to Fight. Are You? Join the National Guard"
Publicity Committee CitizenĚs Preparedness Association. 1 item. 19x26
"Join the United-States School Garden Army. Enlist Now "
With subtext: "Write to the United States School Garden Army, Bureau
of Education, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.” American
Lithographic Co. 1 item. 20x30 134
"Provide the sinews of war. Buy Liberty Bonds." Drawing of Battleship.1
item. 20x21 94
Statue of Liberty & New York City under siege. Four Liberty Loan.
1 item. 22x33 39
"Halt the Hun!" Third Liberty Loan. features U.S. soldier stopping
German soldier from killing a mother and child. Chicago: Edwards & Deutsch
Lithograph Co. 1 item. 20x30 65
"Hunger." drawing by Raleigh. United States Food Administration.
1 item.21x29 61
"Blood or bread." United States Food Administration. 1 item.21x29
"Hun or Home? Buy more Liberty Bonds." features mother holding
child and running from German soldier with bloody hands. Chicago: Edwards
& Deutsch lithograph Co.1 item. 20x30 54
"Must children die and mothers plead in vain? Buy more Liberty Bonds."
features mother with 2 small children. 1 item. 30x40 72
"See him through." United War Work Campaign. 2 items. 20x30
Richards, George Mather (1880-?)
"Oh boy! that's the girl! the Salvation Army lassie/Keep her on the
job." features girl holding plate of doughnuts and soldier eating
one. 1 item. 30x40 26
Government Bonds. "Over the top for you." soldier & U.S. flag.
1 item. 20x30 48
"Civilians " features Star of David. Jewish Welfare Board.
2 items. 22x33 26
"Lend as they fight, Buy more Liberty Bonds." features two soldiers
firing guns, one wounded. 1 item. 20x30 41
"U.S. Marines Active Service on Land and Sea. Enlist At÷"
1 item. 30x40 130
St.John, J. Allen(1872-?)
"The Hun - his mark/Blot it out." features bloody handprint. Liberty
Sem (Goursat, George, 1863-1934)
"Pour le dernier quart d'heure aidez moi" signed SEM, attributed
to George Goursat, 1916. 24x44 1 item. 120
John E. (1880-1948)
"Food is ammunition - don't waste it." United States Food
Administration. 2 items. 21x29 53
"Hey Fellows!" American Liberty Association. 2 items. 20x30
"Rivets are Bayonets: Drive Them Home!" United
States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation. Issued by Publications
Section, Philadelphia. 1 item. 26x38 131
Jessie Wilcox (1863-1935)
"Have you a Red Cross service flag?" 1918. features child putting
service flag in window. 2 items. 21x28 26
"This simple faith has made America great." features child
kneeling and praying with mother. Interchurch World Movement.
2 items. 26x3864
Spear, Gil "Lend your strength to the red triangle."
YMCA. 2 items. 20x2750
"Are you 100% American?" Third Liberty Loan. 1 item. 20x3052
Strothmann, F(rederick) (1879-1958)
"Beat back the Hun with Liberty Bonds." features German soldier
with bloody sword and fingers. 1 item. 20x30 32
"For every worker a woman worker. United War Work Campaign.
YWCA." woman workers. features woman in overalls holding
airplane & bomb. 2 items. 30x40 71
Underwood, Clarence F(rederick (1871-1929) "Back
our girls over there." YWCA/United War Work Campaign. features
woman operator, soldiers in background. 2 items. 21x28 80
Wank(?), S. J.
Pershing & quote. 1918 Mar. YMCA. 2 items. 22x33 42
"Buy more Liberty Bonds." features a U.S. soldier standing over
dead German soldier. 1918. 1 item. 20x3049
"Remember Belgium." features German soldier dragging a girl child
by hand, flames in background. Ellsworth Young, artist. Fourth Liberty
Loan. 1 item. 20x30 79
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