World War I and II Poster Collection
The World War I and II posters are part of the Oversize Collection, which consists of unbound items from various Regional History Center collections that are too large to store in regular archival boxes. The Oversize Collection contains five major groups of documents: posters and broadsides, photographs and prints, maps, newspapers, and certificates.
The war poster collection contains 629 posters from World Wars I and II depicting recruiting, morale, propaganda, and production incentive. A full listing of the World War I and II posters can be accessed in the PDF inventory.
More information about the Poster Collection can be found in the collection's finding aid.
- "It is a remarkable story" said President Wilson, writing of the accomplishments of the American Red Cross in mobilizing Americans and American loyalty in countries far from home, "and I share with you the deepest satisfaction for what these comrades of ours, scattered throughout the world, have done." ...
- Get set for a big job, Mr. Farmer! All America looks to you! Plan every farm building as a definite part of a complete farm plant. Our farm service will give you a streamlined building program for now and the years ahead -- 100% Note carefully and cut off at above mark. This slip should be attached to Red Cross Service Flag as soon as your establishment has 100% members. The 100% slip means that wherever it is displayed, attached to Red Cross Service Flag, every member of the establishment is a member of the Red Cross.