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War Posters Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Title: War Posters Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1913-1945
Quantity: 261 items
Abstract: Posters from World War I and World War II. Majority are American but there are a few from Canada, France and England. Subjects include recruitment, fund-raising (war chest, savings bonds, chocolate fund), civil defense, and more. Organizations represented include the Red Cross; U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps; American Expeditionary Force; various relief committees; more.
Language: Majority in English, a few items in French
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Before the widespread presence of television and radio, and to a lesser extent even after, wartime governments often used posters to broadcast to the civilian population important themes such as civil defense, recruitment, morale-boosting and fund-raising. In many cases notable artists would be engaged to create the illustrations.

World War I and World War II were particularly rich in these cheap and omnipresent pieces of propaganda. According to the Smithsonian Institution's "Produce for Victory: Posters on the American Home Front" :

Addressing every citizen as a combatant in the war of production, wartime posters united the power of art with the power of advertising to sell the idea that the factory and the home were also arenas of war. Poster campaigns aimed not only to increase productivity in factories, but also to enlarge people's views of their responsibilities in a time of total war...
[P]eople would encounter posters in places that other media couldn't reach—schools, factories, offices, store windows, and other places outside the scope of paid advertising. Second, posters had democratic appeal—they could be made by anyone; they could be seen by all. Both medium and message spoke of democracy, which made posters ideal for expressing American war aims: why we fight, what we fight for.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The War Posters Collection consists of more than 150 posters from World War I and World War II. Common themes include recruitment, fund-raising (war chest, savings bonds, chocolate fund), civil defense, and morale-boosting. Organizations represented include the Red Cross; U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps; American Expeditionary Force; various relief committees; and other groups involved directly or indirectly in the war effort.

Of particular interest is a group of 28 World War I posters customized for use in Syracuse and Onondaga County. These items were over-printed with local addresses for recruiting centers and fund-raising organizations, such as the Syracuse and Onondaga County War Chest.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Posters are subdivided by the war to which they relate. Within that, items have been assigned identification numbers and are arranged in order by number.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Related Material

See also the Spock Collection of War Posters (World War I, World War II, Vietnam).

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Subject Headings

Persons

Aderente, Vincent, ca. 1880-1941.
Babcock, Richard Fayerweather.
Baker, Ernest Hamlin, 1889-1975.
Barney, Maginel Wright, 1877-1966.
Beall, C. C. (Cecil Calvert), 1892-1967.
Beneker, Gerrit A. (Gerrit Albertus), 1882-1934.
Christy, Howard Chandler, 1873-1952.
Coffin, Haskell, 1878-1941.
Cox, Allyn, 1896-1982.
Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919.
Daugherty, James, 1889-1974.
Davies, Roland.
Downe, Albro F.
Fisher, Harrison, 1875-1934.
Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960.
Forsythe, Vic, 1885-1962.
Grant, Gordon, 1875-1962.
Harris, Lawrence S.
Illian, George, 1894-1932.
Jacobs, Leonebel.
Kline, Hibberd V. B. (Hibberd Van Buren), b. 1885.
Leyendecker, J. C. (Joseph Christian), 1874-1951.
Matthews, Harry B.
Paus, Herbert Andrew, 1880-1946.
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926.
Raemaekers, Louis, 1869-1956.
Reuterdahl, Henry, 1871-1925.
Riesenberg, Sidney H.
Roeg, Herman.
Ruttan, Charles E.
Shafer, L. A. (Leon Alaric), 1866-1940.
Smith, Daniel V.
Spear, Gil.
St. John, James Allen, 1872-1957.
Strothmann, F. (Frederick), 1872-
Tornrose, Axel Townsend.
Treidler, Adolph, b. 1886.
Verrees, J. Paul, b. 1889.
Whitehead, Walter, 1874-1956.
Williams, J. Scott (John Scott), 1877-1975.
Woodburn, Thomas.

Corporate Bodies

American Red Cross -- Posters.
United States. -- Army -- Posters.
United States. -- Army. -- Air Service -- Posters.
United States. -- Army. -- American Expeditionary Forces -- Posters.
United States. -- Marine Corps -- Posters.
United States. -- Navy -- Posters.

Subjects

Liberty bonds -- Posters.
Recruiting and enlistment -- Posters.
War posters, American.
War posters, British.
War posters, Canadian.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Posters.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Posters.

Places

Onondaga County (N.Y.) -- History.
Syracuse (N.Y.) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Posters.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

War Posters Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Original collection, unspecified.

Onondaga County posters were purchased with funds from the Syracuse Library Associates, 2010, and from the Adah C. Blackman Fund.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: -
Date: 6 Aug 2006
Revision history: 8 Jul 2010 - converted to EAD (MRC); 7 Jan 2011 - added 3 local (MRC)

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Bibliography

Dulles, Foster Rhea. The American Red Cross: A History. New York: Harper (1950).

Flagg, James Montgomery. James Montgomery Flagg. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications (1974).

Judd, Denis. Posters of World War Two. New York: St. Martin's Press (1973)

National Archives. Powers of Persuasion. Online.

World War I Posters. United States; Great Britain; Canada (1917, 1921)

Smithsonian Institution. Produce for Victory. Online.

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Inventory

World War I
Map-Case 51 Give to the American Chocolate Fund for US Forces In France / Send Subscriptions to 4 West 57th St Depository – Equitable Trust Co. Colonial Branch undated 70 cm / 52.5 cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-1)
Type: American Chocolate Fund
Artist: Dot King
Printer: Sackett & Wilhelm Corp., NY
Condition: Small hole in center, small tear bottom edge, tear on right edge
Map-Case 51 A.E.F. to the President "If the folks back home fall short on the billions you need, Mr. President, call on us for the balance. We like our pay – but if we have to we can go without it. Yours for victory, A.E.F. France, Sept. 7, 1918, 4th Liberty Loan Sept. 1918(?) 76.5cm / 51cm (colors: black, white, red) (ID#: WWI-2)
Type: American Expeditionary Force
Description: Sketch of soldier
Artist: C. Le Roy Baldridge, Private, Infantry, on duty with the Stars & Stripes, official publication of the A.E.F.
Printer: Robert Gair Company, Brooklyn, NY
Condition: VERY DAMAGED – center top half taped together, tears along all for edges
Map-Case 51 We Need You 1913 102cm / 76cm (colors: black, white, red) (ID#: WWI-3)
Type: American Red Cross
Description: Nurse in Red Cross Uniform
Artist: Albert Ste(?)
Printer: American Lithographic Co., NY
Condition: Some fraying and ripping around edges
Map-Case 51 What Can You Do? Join Our Red Cross; Membership Including Red Cross Magazine undated 107cm / 70.5cm (colors: red, white, black) (ID#: WWI-4)
Type: American Red Cross
Description: Red cross woman with soldier & mother & children
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Folds and small tears along the upper portion
Map-Case 51 What Are You Doing to Help?; Join Your American Red Cross undated 96.5cm / 63.5cm (colors: red, white, black) (ID#: WWI-5)
Type: American Red Cross
Description: Charcoal drawing of a Red Cross nurse leading a wounded soldier
Artist: Thordon Grant
Printer: n/a
Condition: Tears along all four edges
Map-Case 51 Help Your American Red Cross undated 105.5cm / 76cm (colors: red, white, some color) (ID#: WWI-6)
Type: American Red Cross
Description: Nurse on battlefield with wounded soldier, Red Cross ambulance, explosions
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Very poor, many tears all over
Map-Case 51 Hold Up Your End! War Fund Week; One Hundred Million Dollars undated 52cm / 75cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-7)
Type: American Red Cross
Artist: W.B. King
Printer: n/a
Condition: Upper right corner missing, large tear along bottom edge, many small tears on other edges
Map-Case 51 10,000,000 Members by Christmas; On Christmas Eve a Candle in Every Window & Red Cross Members in Every Home undated 76cm / 51cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-8)
Type: American Red Cross
Description: Christmas candle in Window with Red Cross
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Large tear in top edge, no other damage
Map-Case 51 Invaded But Not Conquered undated 63.5cm / 45.5cm (colors: black, white, red) (ID#: WWI-9)
Type: American Red Cross
Description: Woman tied to a post
Artist: Allyn Cox
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 Boy Scouts of America Weapons for Liberty undated (2 copies) 55cm / 67cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-10)
Type: Boy Scouts of America
Description: American Lithographic Co., NY
Artist: Leyendecker
Printer: n/a
Condition: Copy 1 – VERY DAMAGED, several areas are missing Copy 2 – some damage, tears along edges
Map-Case 51 Come Into the Ranks & Fight For Your King & Country – Don't Stay in the Crowd & Stare / You are at the Front – Enlist To-Day undated 94cm / 62cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-11)
Type: British Recruitment Poster
Description: Group of men is suits watching the army march by, British flag flying in between them
Artist: n/a
Printer: Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London
Condition: Tears, taped along the back, wrinkled
Map-Case 51 Empire's Need Men Munitions Money / Which Are You Supplying? undated 62.5cm / 46.5cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-12)
Type: British Recruitment Poster
Description: British flag on top
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 'Send More Men' Won't You Answer the Call? undated 92.5cm / 63cm (colors: blue, brown with white lettering) (ID#: WWI-13)
Type: Canadian Recruitment Poster
Description: WWI soldiers speaking into phone
Artist: n/a
Printer: Stone Ltd. (Publishing)
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 4 Questions to Men Who Have Not Enlisted . . . Your King & Country Need You / Enlist To-Day / God save the king and the boys! undated 107cm / 71cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-14)
Type: Canadian Recruitment Poster
Description: Includes four questions to men
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Section torn off at top left corner, tears along both right and left edges
Map-Case 51 Canada appeals to the Patriotism of her sons / Recruits Wanted for Overseas Battalions . . . (list of wages) . . . undated 65.5cm / 48cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-15)
Type: Canadian Recruitment Poster
Artist: n/a
Printer: Imp. "Le Soeil"
Condition: Board – fraying around edges, some moisture damage
Map-Case 51 Nous Defendrons le precieux joyau de la Liberte Le tambour bat, le clarion sonne; Qui reste en arrieve . . . Personne! Ce'st un peuple qui se defend. En avant! Aiderons – Nous A Ecraser La Tyrannie? S'adresser au Bureau d Recrutement undated 94.5cm / 62.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-16)
Type: Canadian Recruitment Poster
Description: Soldier in uniform between to British flags
Artist: n/a
Printer: Gazette Printing Co. Limited, Montreal, Canada
Condition: Board is cracked on lower left corner, moisture damage on right edge
Map-Case 51 Heroes of St. Julien & Festubert (poem) / Shall We Follow Their Example? / Apply At Recruiting Station undated 94.5cm / 62.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-17)
Type: Canadian Recruitment Poster
Description: Soldier standing before a British flag
Artist: n/a
Printer: Gazette Printing Co. Limited, Montreal, Canada
Condition: Left corner missing, moisture damage on right edge
Map-Case 51 Canadiens – Francais! Le Prussien est encore sur le sol de France / Et la FRANCE est notre ancienne MERE-PATRIE / Nirez-vous pas combattre aux cotes de ses Heroiques Soldats / L'Association Civile de Recrutement du District de Quebec undated 71.5cm / 50.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-18)
Type: Canadian Recruitment Poster
Description: Soldiers marching together
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Large tears around edges
Map-Case 51 Les Allies Ont Besoin D'Hommes Sir William Price vent leur en fournir / Pourquoi ne pas aller avec lui? Que vous dis votre conscience? / Si vous pouvez partir, ne donnez aucune excuse et enrolez vous dans les / CARABINIERS DE QUEBEC / 171e Battalion d'Outre-Mer / Quartiers Generaux: 72 ½ rue St. Pierre on YMCA undated 82.5cm / 59.5cm (colors: Yellow, black, white) (ID#: WWI-19)
Type: Canadian Recruitment Poster
Description: Man in front of ship saying "Pourquoi ne venez-vous pas?";
Artist: n/a
Printer: Chronicle Print
Condition: Slight fraying at edges
Map-Case 51 Canadiens – Francais Enrolez-vous! Notre Premiere Ligne De Defense Est En France. / N'Attendez pas pour defendre notre pays qu'il soit envahi, devaste. / Epargnez Ces Horreurs a Ceux qui vous sont chers / Le Coeur de la France saigne. La voix du sang parle. / N'oubliez pas, Canadiens – Francais, que vous etes descendants des compagnons de Dollard, des soldats de Montclam & de Levis; les fils des vainqueurs de Chateauquay et les freres des heros de St. Julien & de Festubert. / REFORMEZ LES REGIMENTS DE VOLTIGEURS DE SALABE(?) undated 104cm / 68.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-20)
Type: Canadian Recruitment Poster
Description: Two soldiers standing together
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: VERY DAMAGED – many sections missing, moisture damage on right side
Map-Case 51 Liberte . . . Liberte Cheri . . . Conduis Southiens Nos Bras Vengeurs undated 50cm / 76cm (colors: red, white, black) (ID#: WWI-21)
Type: Free French Press & Information
Description: Victory & the Statue of Liberty
Artist: Nathan Carlee
Printer: Free French Press & Information Service, New York
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 Our Daddy is Fighting at the Front for YOU – Back Him Up – / Buy a U.S. Government Bond of the 2nd Liberty Loan of 1917 1917 76.5cm / 51cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-22)
Type: Government Bonds
Description: Two children waving US flags
Artist: Dewey
Printer: T.F. Moore Co. New York
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 My Soldier (prayer) Buy US Government Bonds – Third Liberty Loan undated 106.5cm / 71cm (colors: red, white, blue, black) (ID#: WWI-23)
Type: Government Bonds
Description: Mother & child saying a prayer before bedtime
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Large tear on left edge, small tears along all edges
Map-Case 51 "time has come to conquer or submit" / "For us there is but one choice. We have made it" / Woodrow Wilson undated --- (colors: brown, red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-24)
Type: Government Bonds
Description: Portrait of Woodrow Wilson with American flags
Artist: n/a
Printer: American Lithographic Company
Condition: Small tear top edge
Map-Case 51 President Wilson to the People of the Untied States . . . (letter follows) / To-day buy that bond undated 82cm / 56.5cm (colors: black, white) (ID#: WWI-25)
Type: Government Bonds
Description: Letter from President Wilson
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Edges are fraying
Map-Case 51 Ring It Again Buy US Government Bonds / Third Liberty Loan undated 76.5cm / 51cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-26)
Type: Government Bonds
Description: Liberty bell & colonial city scene
Artist: n/a
Printer: Sackett & Wilhelm Corp., NY
Condition: Holes along edges and large tear in bottom left hand corner
Map-Case 51 Ring It Again Buy US Government Bonds / Third Liberty Loan undated 75cm / 47.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-27)
Type: Government Bonds
Description: Liberty Bell & Colonial city scene
Artist: n/a
Printer: Sackett & Wilhelm Corp., NY
Condition: Damage along upper edge
Map-Case 51 Halt the Hun! Buy US Government Bonds / Third Liberty Loan undated (2 copies) 75cm / 50.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-28)
Type: Government Bonds
Description: US Soldier stopping enemy from hurting mother & child
Artist: Raleigh
Printer: n/a
Condition: Both copies – Minor damage, few tears along edges
Map-Case 51 Over the Top For You / Buy US Government Bonds / Third Liberty Union undated (2 copies) 76.5cm / 51cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-29)
Type: Government Bonds
Description: Soldier running with American flag
Artist: Sidney H. Riesenberg
Printer: Ketterlinus, Phila.
Condition: Copy 1 – no damage Copy 2 – Some tears on edges
Map-Case 51 Remember! The Flag of Liberty Support It! / Buy US Government Bonds / 3rd Liberty Loan undated (2 copies) copy 1 – 76cm / 51cm;copy 2 – 73.5cm / 48.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-30)
Type: Government Bonds
Description: Immigrant family in front of ships & US flag
Artist: n/a
Printer: Heywood Strasser & Voight Litho. Co., NY
Condition: Copy 1 – no damage Copy 2 – Some tears at edges, Portioned taped at top edge
Map-Case 51 "Good-Bye, Dad, I'm Off To Fight For Old Glory, / You Buy US Government Bonds" / Third Liberty Loan undated (3 copies) 76.5cm / 51cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-31)
Type: Government Bonds
Description: Father shaking son's (soldier's) hand with farm in background
Artist: Lawrence Harris
Printer: Sackett & Wilhelm Corp., NY
Condition: Copy 1 – no damage; Copy 2 – Damaged edges, taped down back of top half; Copy 3 – Large tear on the top edge
Map-Case 51 Come On! Buy More Liberty Bonds 1918 (3 copies) Copies 1 and 2 – 76.5cm / 51cm; copy 3 – 68cm / 49cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-32)
Type: Liberty Bonds
Description: Soldier with bayonet on battlefield
Artist: Walter Whitehead
Printer: Ketterlinus Phila.
Condition: Copies 1&2 – Small tears on edges Copy 3 – Large tear on bottom edge
Map-Case 51 The Hun – his Mark Blot it Out with Liberty Bonds undated 74cm / 50.5cm (colors: black, white, red) (ID#: WWI-33)
Type: Liberty Bonds
Description: Red (blood) handprint
Artist: J. Allen St. John
Printer: Manz Engraving Co., Chi.
Condition: Major damage and fading
Map-Case 51 The Hun – his Mark Blot it our with Liberty Bonds undated 76.5cm / 51cm (colors: black, white, red) (ID#: WWI-34)
Type: Liberty Bonds
Description: Red (blood) hand print
Artist: J. Allen St. John
Printer: Manz Engraving Co. Chi.
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 Beat the Hun Back with Liberty Bonds undated (3 copies) 76.5cm / 51cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-35)
Type: Liberty Bonds
Description: Hun with bloodied knife & hands
Artist: F. Strothmann
Printer: n/a
Condition: Copy 1 – no damage Copies 2&3 – some tears and folds on edges
Map-Case 51 Buy Liberty Bonds / "That Government of the People, by the People, For the People shall not perish from the earth" A. Lincoln undated (colors: brown / tan tones) (ID#: WWI-36)
Type: Liberty Bonds
Description: Image of Lincoln in center
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 Must Children Die & Mothers Plead in Vain? / Buy More LIBERTY BONDS undated (2 copies) copy 1 – 102.5cm / 76.5cm; copy 2 – 95.5cm / 72.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-37)
Type: Liberty Bonds
Description: Mother pleading, surrounded by her children
Artist: n/a
Printer: Sackett & Wilhelm Corporation, NY
Condition: Many torn edges on both copies
Map-Case 51 That Liberty Shall Not Perish From the Earth / Buy Liberty Bonds Fourth Liberty Loan undated 84cm / 55.5cm (colors: sepia shades) (ID#: WWI-38)
Type: Liberty Bonds
Description: Statue of Liberty being bombed
Artist: Joseph Pennell
Printer: Alco-Gravure, Inc., NY
Condition: Small tear on right edge
Map-Case 51 That Liberty Shall Not Perish From The Earth / Buy Liberty Bonds Fourth Liberty Loan undated 105cm / 76.5cm (colors: white, black, orange, brown) (ID#: WWI-39)
Type: Liberty Bonds
Description: Image of the Statue of Liberty burning
Artist: Joseph Pennell
Printer: Ketterlinus Phila, IMP
Condition: Large tears on right and top sides
Map-Case 51 Hun or Home? Buy More Liberty Bonds undated 76cm / 50.5cm (colors: black, brown, red) (ID#: WWI-40)
Type: Liberty Bonds
Description: Mother holding child with figure looming in background
Artist: Raleigh
Printer: Edwards & Deutsch Litho Co. Chicago
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 Keep These Off The USA / Buy More Liberty Bonds undated 102cm / 77.5cm (colors: black, white, red) (ID#: WWI-41)
Type: Liberty Bonds
Description: Pair of bloodied cowboy boots
Artist: John Norton
Printer: Strobridge Litho Co. Cincinnati & New York
Condition: Tears along the edges, upper left corner missing
Map-Case 51 In Belgium Help / The National Committee for Relief in Belgium undated 98.5cm / 60.5cm (colors: black, white, red, yellow, orange) (ID#: WWI-42)
Type: National Committee for Relief in Belgium
Description: Mother in red holding on to child
Artist: Louis Raemaekers
Printer: n/a
Condition: Tear on upper right side
Map-Case 51 What Are You Doing? The Kaiser Is Canned – Can Food / 1918 84cm / 56cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-43)
Type: National War Garden Commission
Description: Kaiser in a jar labeled "Kaiser Brand Unsweetened"
Artist: J. Paul Verrees
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 Women Of America Work for Victory / Write for Free Book to National War Garden Commission 1918 56cm / 35.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-44)
Type: National War Garden Commission
Description: Woman in red, white, & blue with garden products
Artist: Leonebel Jacobs
Printer: F.M. Lupton, Publisher's (inc.)
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 Seeds of Victory Insure the Fruits of Peace / For Free Book Write to National War Garden Commission 1919 74.5cm / 58.5cm (colors: Color: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-45)
Type: National War Garden Commission
Description: Young girl with marching vegetables
Artist: Maginel Wright Enright
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 War Gardens over the Top / The Seeds of Victory Insure the Fruits of Peace / (Address & officials) 1919 74.5cm / 59cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-46)
Type: National War Garden Commission
Description: Young girl & vegetables climbing over a hill
Artist: Maginel Wright Enright
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 Women of Britain Say "Go!" Mar 1915 76.5cm / 50.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-47)
Type: Parliamentary Recruiting Committee
Description: Women watching soldiers march to war
Artist: n/a
Printer: Hill, Siffken & Co. (L.P.A.), Graftom Works, London
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 Daddy, what did YOU do for the Great War? undated 76.5cm / 51cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-48)
Type: Parliamentary Recruiting Committee
Description: Father Sitting, daughter on lap, son playing with toy soldiers
Artist: Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London
Printer: Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd. London
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 51 Won't You Equip My Substitute while I'm fighting Over There? undated 108cm / 50.5cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-49)
Type: Police Field Days
Description: Police officer & soldier standing by each other
Artist: Horrison Troyor
Printer: n/a
Condition: Tears on top and bottom edges
Map-Case 51 Answer the Call, Fall In, Don't You Hear the Bugle Calling? / Join Quebec, The Rifles 171st undated 83cm / 60cm (colors: Yellow, black, white) (ID#: WWI-50)
Type: Quebec Rifles
Description: Soldier playing a bugle
Artist: n/a
Printer: Chronicle Print
Condition: Large break along the backside of the board – fragile!
Map-Case 52 Tipperary – It's a Long, Long Way To Tipperary / Sung By Soldiers of the King undated 64.5cm / 53cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-51)
Type: Tipperary
Description: Made of cotton & shows song & music
Artist: B. Feldman & Co.
Printer: Messrs. B. Feldman & Co. Arthur Street London WC
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 52 Caption: Columbia Calls – Enlist Now for U.S. Army Nearest Recruiting Station 1916 102cm / 76cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-52)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Poem by Frances Adams Halsted "Columbia Calls"
Artist: Designed by Frances Adams Halsted; painted by V. Aderente
Printer: n/a
Condition: Some small tears along the right side, one large tear along the bottom of the right side
Map-Case 52 I Want YOU for the US Army / Nearest Recruiting Station 1917 102cm / 76cm (2 Copies) (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-53)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Uncle Sam pointing his finger
Artist: James Montgomery Flagg
Printer: Leslie-Judge Co. NY
Condition: Both copies have tears and pieces missing from their edges
Map-Case 52 Feed A Fighter, Eat only what you need – undated 74.5cm / 53cm (colors: red, white, black) (ID#: WWI-54)
Type: U.S. Food Administration
Description: Soldiers in trenches
Artist: W. Morgan
Printer: Strobridge Lith. Co. Cincinnati & New York
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 52 HUNGER - For three years America has fought starvation in Belgium undated 74cm / 53.5cm (colors: black, white, red) (ID#: WWI-55)
Type: U.S. Food Administration
Description: Mother & children
Artist: Raleigh
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 52 Sir – Don't waste while your wife saves / Adopt the doctrine of the clean plate ~ Do your share undated 74cm / 53.5cm (colors: black, white, red) (ID#: WWI-56)
Type: U.S. Food Administration
Description: Man eating a meal with waiters behind him
Artist: Crawford Sounm
Printer: W.F. Powers Co. Litho, NY
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 52 Rally 'Round the Flag with U.S. Marines 1916 103cm / 77cm (colors: red, white) (ID#: WWI-57)
Type: U.S. Marine Corps
Description: Soldiers on beach with American flag & guns
Artist: Sidney H. Riesenberg
Printer: n/a
Condition: Tears along edges, large tear on right bottom edge
Map-Case 52 First to Fight / "Democracy's Vanguard" 1917 102cm / 76.5cm (colors: black, white, gray) (ID#: WWI-58)
Type: U.S. Marine Corps
Description: Soldiers running onto the beach
Artist: Sidney H. Riesenburg
Printer: n/a
Condition: Some color changes (molding?) on bottom half and along upper left corner
Map-Case 52 Tell that to the Marines! At 22 Tremont Row undated 102cm / 76cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-59)
Type: U.S. Marines Corps
Description: Man removing suit coat
Artist: James Montgomery Flagg
Printer: n/a
Condition: Two large tears along right edge, small tears along left edge, some discoloration along bottom half
Map-Case 52 Teufel Hunden German Nickname for US Marines undated 71.5cm / 48.5cm (colors: Orange, black, white) (ID#: WWI-60)
Type: U.S. Marine Corps
Description: Bulldog chasing another dog
Artist: H
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 52 First In The Fight – Always Faithful / Be A US Marine! undated 107cm / 71.5cm (colors: red, white, blue, Marine in Uniform) (ID#: WWI-61)
Type: U.S. Marine Corps
Artist: James Montgomery Flagg
Printer: n/a
Condition: Tears along all four sides
Map-Case 52 US Marines Active Service on Land & Sea / Enlist at 8 Fourth Ave. Brooklyn undated 101cm / 72cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-62)
Type: U.S. Marine Corps
Description: Soldier with a gun marching in front of battleship
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Large tears on left and right sides
Map-Case 52 On Guard! It's A Pretty Big Job For One Bird! / Join the Navy! Apply Recruiting Station or Navy League Feb. 1917 63.5cm / 46.5cm (colors: black, white) (ID#: WWI-63)
Type: U.S. Navy
Description: American Eagle overlooking river with battleship
Artist: HB Matthews
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 52 Gee! I Wish I Were A Man, I'd Join The Navy / Be A Man And Do It 1917 104.5cm / 68cm (colors: red, white, blue, black) (ID#: WWI-64)
Type: U.S. Navy
Description: Woman dressed in a Navy uniform
Artist: Howard Chandler Christy
Printer: n/a
Condition: Tears along all four edges, some discoloration
Map-Case 52 All Together! Enlist In the Navy 1917 109.5cm / 80cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-65)
Type: U.S. Navy
Description: Sailors from Italy, Belgium, Australia, USA, France, & Japan
Artist: H. Reuterdahl U.S.N.R.F.
Printer: n/a
Condition: Several damaged areas around the sides
Map-Case 52 Will you supply eyes for the Navy? Navy ships need binoculars & spy-glasses / undated 74cm / 52cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-66)
Type: U.S. Navy
Description: Captain blindfolded on a ship - Naval Observatory
Artist: Gordon Grant
Printer: Sackett & Wilhelm Corp., New York
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 52 A Wonderful Opportunity for You U.S. Navy undated 71cm / 52 cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-67)
Type: U.S. Navy
Description: Sailor on leave, ashore
Artist: Ruttan
Printer: n/a
Condition: Damage on corners, some small tears
Map-Case 52 Sword is Drawn The Navy Upholds It! / US Navy Recruiting Station, 34 East 23rd Street, NYC undated 106.5cm / 71cm (colors: red, white, blue, black) (ID#: WWI-68)
Type: U.S. Navy
Description: Liberty standing with a drawn sword
Artist: Kenyon Cox, N.A.
Printer: n/a
Condition: Falling apart along the edges, large tear and missing top section, large tears bottom
Map-Case 52 Help Deliver the Goods - Do It Now / US Navy Recruiting Station / Laura & Forsythe Streets, Jacksonville undated 104cm / 71cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-69)
Type: U.S. Navy
Description: Sailor hoisting cargo
Artist: Paus
Printer: n/a
Condition: Some fraying along edges
Map-Case 52 Your Country Needs You In the Navy / Enlist Now (addresses of recruiting stations) undated 52cm / 73.5cm (colors: blue, white) (ID#: WWI-70)
Type: U.S. Navy
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Small tear on right edge – no other damage
Map-Case 52 Navy Men Needed Now, US Navy Recruiting Station, 34 East 23rd St., NYC … undated 96.5cm / 64cm (colors: black, white) (ID#: WWI-71)
Type: U.S. Navy
Description: Executive order by Wilson
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Large tear in bottom portion and tear in upper half
Map-Case 52 Follow the Boys in Blue / For Home & Country / Enlist In The Navy undated 76.5cm / 51cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-72)
Type: U.S. Navy
Description: Soldier in line to board a battleship
Artist: G. Wright
Printer: Gill Engraving Co. NY
Condition: Bottom left edge is damaged
Map-Case 52 Navy Needs You! Don't Read American History – Make It! / US Navy Recruiting Station (address) undated 107cm / 71.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-73)
Type: U.S. Navy
Description: Liberty, soldiers, businessman
Artist: James Montgomery Flagg
Printer: n/a
Condition: Major tears on all sides, upper right corner missing – VERY DAMAGED
Map-Case 52 Join the Navy The Service For Fighting Men undated 107cm / 71.5cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-74)
Type: U.S. Navy
Description: Sailor riding a missile
Artist: Babcock
Printer: n/a
Condition: Tears along edges
Map-Case 52 We Have Met the Enemy & they are ours / The Navy's First U-boat Capture / LAD! undated 36cm / 43cm (colors: black, white, red) (ID#: WWI-75)
Type: U.S. Navy
Description: US Navy photo
Artist: From a photo taken on the USS Fanning
Printer: Press of US Navy Recruitment Bureau New York
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 52 Teamwork Wins / U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation undated 105cm / 67 cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-76)
Type: U.S. Shipping Board
Description: Men & soldiers together repairing
Artist: Hibberd VB Kline
Printer: Publications Section, Philadelphia
Condition: Small tear on top and bottom edges
Map-Case 52 For Every Fighter A Woman Worker / Back Our Second Line of Defense / United War Work Campaign – YWCA undated 107cm / 70.5cm (colors: blue, orange, yellow, black, white) (ID#: WWI-77)
Type: United War Work Campaign
Description: Army of women marching
Artist: Ernest Hamlin Baker
Printer: n/a
Condition: Tears along edges
Map-Case 52 For Home & Country / Victory Liberty Loan 1918 76.5cm / 505.5cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-78)
Type: Victory Liberty Loan
Description: Soldier holding son, hugging wife
Artist: Alfred Everitt Orr
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 52 Americans All! Victory Liberty Loan / Honor Roll 1919 102 cm / 68 cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-79)
Type: Victory Liberty Loan
Description: Victory standing in front of American Flag
Artist: Howard Chandler Christy
Printer: n/a
Condition: No damage
Map-Case 52 And They Thought We Couldn't Fight! undated 106cm / 77.5cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-80)
Type: Victory Liberty Loan
Description: Soldier on battlefield wounded, smile & look of triumph on face
Artist: Clyde (Vic) Forsythe
Printer: n/a
Condition: Tears on various edges
Map-Case 52 Keep the Sea Lanes Open / Invest In the Victory Liberty Loan undated 101cm / 74.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-81)
Type: Victory Liberty Loan
Description: Submarines & battleships
Artist: L.A. Shafer
Printer: W.F. Powers Co. Litho, NY
Condition: Tears along edges, large one on the right side
Map-Case 52 Sure! We'll Finish the Job 1918 96.5cm / 66cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-82)
Type: Victory Liberty Union
Description: Man in overalls & hat
Artist: Gerrit A. Beneker
Printer: n/a
Condition: Small tears around edges
Map-Case 52 Lend the way they Fight, Buy Bonds to your UTMOST undated (3 copies) 105cm / 69cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-83)
Type: War Bonds
Description: Soldier throwing a grenade in a trench
Artist: M. Ache
Printer: W.F. Powers Co. Litho., NY
Condition: Copy 1 – Tears around the edges Copies 2&3 – Torn edges held together with tape
Map-Case 52 For Victory, Buy More War Bonds / Fourth Liberty Loan undated 133cm / 83cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-84)
Type: War Bonds
Description: Figure of Liberty, American eagle
Artist: J. Scott Williams
Printer: n/a
Condition: Large tears, tape along portions of the back, folded in half
Map-Case 52 Save Your Child From Autocracy & Poverty / Buy War Saving Stamps (U.S. Treasury) / War Saving Stamps Issued by the U.S. Government undated 102.5cm / 76cm (colors: white, brown, yellow, blue, green) (ID#: WWI-85)
Type: War Saving Stamps
Description: Child standing with the hand from the Statue of Liberty
Artist: Herbert Paus
Printer: n/a
Condition: Tears along the edges
Map-Case 52 They Give Their Lives Do You Lend Your Savings? undated 76.5cm / 50.5cm (colors: black, blue, yellow, red, white) (ID#: WWI-86)
Type: War Saving Stamps
Description: Hill with cross, gravestones, dark sky
Artist: H. Druittwelsh
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 52 Joan of Arc Saved France / Save Your Country – Buy War Saving Stamps / Issued by the U.S. Government, US Treasury Department undated 76.5cm / 51cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-87)
Type: War Saving Stamps
Description: Joan of Arc holding a Sword
Artist: Haskell Coffin
Printer: US Printing & Lithograph Co.
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 52 For Victory Buy – W.S.S War Saving Stamps undated 71.5cm / 50.5cm (colors: blue, white, yellow, brown) (ID#: WWI-88)
Type: War Saving Stamps
Description: Soldier holding rifle in battle
Artist: n/a
Printer: Rhode Island War Saving Contest
Condition: Small tear along edges
Map-Case 52 Buy War-Saving Stamps W.S.S. / Stamp Stamp Stamp - The Boys Are Marching / Buy Buy Buy undated 71.5cm / 50.5cm (colors: white, red, blue) (ID#: WWI-89)
Type: War Saving Stamps
Description: Soldiers marching
Artist: n/a
Printer: Rhode Island War Savings Contest
Condition: Tears along edges
Map-Case 52 YMCA – (cable from Pershing, from France, August 21, 1918) March 1918 84.5cm / 56cm (colors: black, white) (ID#: WWI-90)
Type: YMCA
Description: Cable from Pershing from France
Artist: S.J. Wooks - Paris
Printer: n/a
Condition: A couple small tears on the edges and not much damage
Map-Case 52 Workers YMCA Lend Your Strength to the red triangle / Help the "Y" help the fighters fight United War Work Campaign – November 11 to 18 undated 69.5cm / 50cm (colors: grey, red, white) (ID#: WWI-91)
Type: YMCA
Artist: Gil Spear
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage(posters purchased June, 1999)
Map-Case 52 Rien A Faire – sans L'Emprunt Dela Victoire undated 90.5cm / 61cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-92)
Type: French
Description: Scene of a deserted factory in the winter
Artist: Malcolm Gibson
Printer: n/a
Condition: Damaged along the bottom and left edges
Map-Case 52 Keep It Coming. "We must not only feed our soldiers undated 76.5cm / 51cm (colors: red, white, blue, black, military green) (ID#: WWI-93)
Type: Food Rationing
Description: Convoy of military food trucks in the winter
Artist: Illian
Printer: W.F. Powers Co. Litho., NY
Condition: Some damage along the edges
Map-Case 52 Ships Are Coming – U.S. Shipping Board, Emergency Fleet Corporation undated 76.5cm / 51cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-94)
Type: U.S. Shipping Board
Description: American Bald Eagle flying over military ships
Artist: James H. Daugherty
Printer: Forbes, Boston
Condition: Some tears along the edges, major damage along the bottom
Map-Case 52 Make every Minute Count for Pershing / U.S. Shipping Board, Emergency Fleet Corporation undated 72cm / 56cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-95)
Type: U.S. Shipping Board
Description: Man working on a ship, boatyard in the background
Artist: Adolph Treidler
Printer: Issued by the Publications Section, Emergency Fleet Corporation, Philadelphia
Condition: minor tears along the edges
Map-Case 52 Woman's Land Army of America – Women enlist now & help the Farmer Fight the Food Famine 1918 77cm / 51cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-96)
Type: Woman's Land Army of America
Description: Female army of farm workers, one on horseback carrying & American flag
Artist: Herbert Paus
Printer: Woman's Land Army of America
Condition: Minor tears along the bottom edge
Map-Case 52 Patriotic League undated 71cm / 51cm (colors: multicolor (mostly red, white, blue)) (ID#: WWI-97)
Type: Patriotic League
Description: Woman standing with an American flag
Artist: Howard Chandler Christy
Printer: U.S. Prtg. & Lith. Co., NY
Condition: Minor damage along the right edge
Map-Case 52 Spirit of America – JOIN 1919 76.5cm / 50.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-98)
Type: American Red Cross
Description: Red Cross nurse holding an American flag, Red Cross in the foreground
Artist: Howard Chandler Christy
Printer: American Red Cross
Condition: minor damage around the edges
Map-Case 52 US Marines Want You – Apply At 562 Broadway, Albany, NY undated 72cm / 53cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWI-99)
Type: U.S. Marine Corps
Description: Marine pointing outward
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 52 Fourth Liberty Loan, Six Billion Dollars, The Town of Cazenovia is asked for... undated 76cm / 51cm (colors: black, white) (ID#: WWI-100)
Type: Fourth Liberty Loan
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Major damage around all edges
World War I, Onondaga County
Map-Case 103 Let your money help our boys over there win the war undated 111cm / 72cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-101)
Type: War chest
Description: words only, no illustration
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 103 The world must be made safe for democracy -- Wilson / Fight or give undated 109cm / 71cm (colors: red, white blue) (ID#: WWI-102)
Type: War chest
Description: words only, no illustration
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 103 Fill the war chest for all war relief undated 108cm / 72cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-103)
Type: War chest
Description: illustration of open chest of money
Artist: n/a
Printer: Cornell Show Printing, Syracuse, NY
Condition: lower left corner missing
Map-Case 103 Ready! Stop! Give! General Pershing cables: 'No other organization sine the world began has ever done such great contructive work with the efficiency, dispatch, and understanding, often under adverse circumstances, than has been done in France by the American Red Cross in the last six months' Syracuse and Onondaga County War Chest undated 98cm / 65cm (colors: red, white, black) (ID#: WWI-104)
Type: American Red Cross
Description: Black silhouette of soldier, presumably Pershing, overlaid with words from his cable
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: small tear at center of top edge
Map-Case 103 Wanted - 100 graduate nurses / we need you / Syracuse Chapter American Red Cross is called upon to enroll 100 nurses at once! Your country needs you! undated 103cm / 79cm (colors: red, white, black) (ID#: WWI-105)
Type: American Red Cross
Description: Red Cross nurse standing with arm around young woman, gesturing to wounded soldier lying in bed with another Red Cross nurse bending over him
Artist: n/a
Printer: American Lithographic Company
Condition:
Map-Case 103 U.S. Marines active service on land and sea / Enlist at 214 East Fayette Street Syracuse undated 101cm / 70cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-106)
Type: U.S. Marine Corps
Description: Marine in dress uniform, marching, with shipyard and buildings in background
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: 3" tear at bottom edge
Map-Case 103 Give! Syracuse and Onondaga County war chest / They fight for you / Protect them / Help the Red Cross raise $100,000,000 at once undated 103cm / 68cm (colors: red, orange, brown, black, white) (ID#: WWI-107)
Type: American Red Cross / war chest
Description: Statue of Liberty, overlaid with large Red Cross symbol in white circle, wounded soldier on battlefield reaching out his hand
Artist: W.G. Sesser
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 104 Help fill the war chest / Canastota War Chest Association Incorporated undated 108cm / 72cm (colors: orange (possibly originally red), white, black) (ID#: WWI-108)
Type: War chest
Description: open chest of money
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: lower right edge tattered
Map-Case 104 The world must be made safe for democracy - Pres. Wilson / Help fill the war chest / Fight or give undated 109cm / 71cm (colors: red, white, black) (ID#: WWI-109)
Type: War chest
Description: line drawing of rather goofy-looking man in top hat, pointing to open chest of money
Artist: n/a
Printer: Cornell Show Printing, Syracuse, NY
Condition:
Map-Case 104 Help fill the war chest / Rome War Chest Association undated 108cm / 71cm (colors: red, white, black) (ID#: WWI-110)
Type: War chest
Description: open chest of money
Artist: n/a
Printer: Cornell Show Printing, Syracuse, NY
Condition: two large tears at top edge
Map-Case 104 Help fill the war chest for all war relief undated 108cm / 71cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-111)
Type: War chest
Description: open chest of money, soldier standing guard
Artist: n/a
Printer: Cornell Show Printing, Syracuse, NY
Condition: lower right corner missing, large tear at top edge
Map-Case 104 Help fill the war chest for all our boys undated 109cm / 71cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-112)
Type: War chest
Description: chest of coins
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: puncture tear in upper center
Map-Case 105 Help / Syracuse War Chest / Your American Red Cross / Wanted! 50,000 member $600,000 / Enroll to-day headquarters Onondaga Hotel / Syracuse War Chest undated 119cm / 76cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-113)
Type: American Red Cross / War chest
Description: scene with nurse, ambulance, wounded soldier lying on stretcher, explosion in background
Artist: n/a
Printer: The Schilling Press, Inc.
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 105 HALT! Who goes there? Where? Anywhere! On land or sea or in the air you'll find Uncle Sam's marines THEY GO FIRST Apply for enlistment at U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Station 214 East Fayette Street - - Syracuse N.Y. undated 101cm / 76cm (colors: red, white, black) (ID#: WWI-114)
Type: U.S. Marine Corps
Description: engraved illustrations of various military scenes, six small down the left side and one large across the top
Artist: Axel Tornrose
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 105 Join the Air Service and serve in France / Do it now / Apply to Aviation Examining Board Syracuse Free Dispensary 1917 106cm / 63cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-115)
Type: Air Service
Description: scene with biplane (Sopwith Camel?) flying through cloud, two soldiers on the ground, one with binoculars
Artist: J. Paul Verrees
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 105 Syracuse and Onondaga Co. War Chest undated (2 copies) 61cm / 71cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-116)
Type: American Red Cross / War Chest
Description: colored (chalk or pencil?) portrait of Red Cross nurse, arms outstretched towards the viewer, soldiers marching with flag behind her, all on medium green background
Artist: Harrison Fisher
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 105 Back Up the Boys to the Limit! / Syracuse War Chest Onondaga County undated 61cm / 71cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-117)
Type: American Red Cross / War Chest
Description: colored (chalk or pencil?) portrait of Red Cross nurse, arms outstretched towards the viewer, soldiers marching with flag behind her, all on medium green background
Artist: Harrison Fisher
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 105 Help fill it to the brim! / Syracuse War Chest Onondaga County undated 61cm / 71cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-118)
Type: American Red Cross / War Chest
Description: colored (chalk or pencil?) portrait of Red Cross nurse, arms outstretched towards the viewer, soldiers marching with flag behind her, all on medium green background
Artist: Harrison Fisher
Printer: n/a
Condition: small tear on bottom edge
Map-Case 105 In the Name of Mercy = Give! / Syracuse War Chest Onondaga County undated 61cm / 71cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-119)
Type: American Red Cross / War Chest
Description: colored (chalk or pencil?) portrait of Red Cross nurse, arms outstretched towards the viewer, soldiers marching with flag behind her, all on medium green background
Artist: Harrison Fisher
Printer: n/a
Condition: faint black smudging across top, may have been result of printing process
Map-Case 105 Don't wait to be asked = Give! Give! Give! / Syracuse War Chest Onondaga County undated 61cm / 71cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-120)
Type: American Red Cross / War Chest
Description: colored (chalk or pencil?) portrait of Red Cross nurse, arms outstretched towards the viewer, soldiers marching with flag behind her, all on medium green background
Artist: Harrison Fisher
Printer: n/a
Condition: small tear at top right edge
Map-Case 105 It must be filled! You must help! / Syracuse War Chest Onondaga County undated 61cm / 71cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-121)
Type: American Red Cross / War Chest
Description: colored (chalk or pencil?) portrait of Red Cross nurse, arms outstretched towards the viewer, soldiers marching with flag behind her, all on medium green background
Artist: Harrison Fisher
Printer: n/a
Condition: crease down left margin
Map-Case 106 For active service join the U. S. Marines / For full information apply at 214 East Fayette Street, Syracuse N. Y. undated 66cm / 46cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-122)
Type: U. S. Marines
Description: marine raising flag, second marine saluting, background shows beach with palm trees and Navy ships in the distance
Artist: Sidney H. Riesenberg
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 106 Are you back of these boys? / Loyalty to one means loyalty to both / Syracuse and Onondaga Co. War Chest undated 61cm / 46cm (colors: red, white, blue, brown) (ID#: WWI-123)
Type: American Red Cross / war chest
Description: Two soldiers, one carrying American flag, the other with Red Cross armband carrying Red Cross flag
Artist: Gordon Grant
Printer: n/a
Condition: small part of lower right corner stripped
Map-Case 106 U.S. Marines serve American on land and sea / Enlist at 214 East Fayette St., Syracuse undated 55cm / 35cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-124)
Type: U.S. Marine Corps
Description: Marine in dress uniform, marching, with shipyard and buildings in background (smaller version of WWI-106)
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: several horizontal creases
Map-Case 106 Help fill the war chest for our boys undated 53cm / 35cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-125)
Type: War chest
Description: open chest of coins
Artist: n/a
Printer: Cornell Show Printing, Syracuse, NY
Condition: 1" tear at top edge
Map-Case 106 Help the Red Cross / Syracuse and Onondaga Co. War Chest undated (colors: ) (ID#: WWI-126)
Type: American Red Cross / war chest
Description: Red Cross nurse supporting wounded soldier with her right arm, left arm outstretched towards viewer
Artist: Herman Roeg
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 106 He did his duty / "No finer military organization than the Marine Corps exists in the world." George Dewey Admiral of the Navy / Will you? Join for active service land and sea U.S. Marines / Apply at 214 East Fayette Street, Syracuse undated 71cm / 55cm (colors: black and white) (ID#: WWI-127)
Type: U.S. Marine Corps
Description: pen and ink portrait of Dewey, below the quote the name "George Dewey" appears in his handwriting (his signature)
Artist: initials PW at lower right
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 106 Help take care of our boys "over here" and "over there" / [lengthy quotes from Gov. Charles S. Whitman and Pres. Woodrow Wilson] / Syracuse and Onondaga County War Chest 1917 72cm / 53cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWI-128)
Type: War chest
Description: chest of money in red box at upper left, Whitman quotes in red box at upper right; in center large male figure in suit with arms outstretched over a building with "Knights of Columbus Everybody Welcome" sign, various people, buildings, cars, etc.
Artist: central image "copyright by L. H. Rankin Co. 1917"
Printer: Cornell Show Printing, 561 S. Clinton St., Syracuse N.Y.
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 106 The Navy is Calling / Enlist Now / U.S. Navy Recruiting Station McCarthy Building Syracuse 1917 104cm / 71cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-129)
Type: Recruiting
Description: American eagle facing off left,with red, white and blue shield on breast, wings mantling five small figures of sailors with bayonets, words along the bottom
Artist: L.N. Britton
Printer: unknown
Condition: several open tears on top and bottom edge, several at top have tape scars
Map-Case 106 Help / Deliver / the / Goods / Do It Now / U.S. Navy Recruiting Station / McCarthy Building Syracuse 1917 104cm / 71cm (colors: multi) (ID#: WWI-130)
Type: Recruiting
Description: smiling sailor hoisting very large shells, labeled with tag "To be delivered RUSH" with navy ship and naval guns in background
Artist: Herbert Paus
Printer: unknown
Condition: several open edge tears, left edge ragged and worn
World War II
Map-Case 53 China Defense League undated 79cm / 51.5cm (colors: brown, white) (ID#: WWII-1)
Type: China Defense League
Description: Soldier holding bayonet
Artist: Ping Hung
Printer: n/a
Condition: Hole in center, some tears along edges
Map-Case 53 Aggression Made Them Homeless / The China Defense League Rehabilitates Refugees undated 55cm / 67cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-2)
Type: Chinese Defense League
Description: Chinese family homeless in a field
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: very damaged in the center along crease
Map-Case 53 Thin Khaki Line Keeps The Fate of Belgium from Your Hearth & Horn / Get Into Khaki Now! undated 53.5cm / 71cm (colors: red, white, blue, black) (ID#: WWII-3)
Type: Canadian Recruiting Division
Description: Outline of soldier on the battlefield
Artist: n/a
Printer: Central Recruiting Committee, No. 2 Military Division, Toronto
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 French Relief Fund, Inc. / A Member of the National War Fund undated 104cm / 68.5cm (colors: brown, red, white, blue) (ID#: WWII-4)
Type: National War Fund, French Relief Fund, Inc.
Description: Soldier calling to another in front of French, American, & British flags
Artist: Louis Fernez
Printer: n/a
Condition: Some tears and missing sections along the top and bottom edges
Map-Case 53 Jap . . . Your Next! We'll Finish the Job! / US Army Official Poster 9/6/1944 101.5cm / 70 cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWII-5)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Uncle Sam about the throw a wrench
Artist: James Montgomery Flagg
Printer: n/a
Condition: Small tears around edges, large tear on top edge
Map-Case 53 7th War Loan Now "All Together" 1945 66cm / 46.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-6)
Type: U.S. Treasury Department
Description: US Marines at Iwo Jima
Artist: C. C. Beall
Printer: US Government Printing Office
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 My Daddy Bought Me A Government Bond undated 1932 (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-7)
Type: War Bonds
Description: Child with war bond
Artist: ---
Printer: U.S. Printing & Lithographic Co., NY
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 British Bombers have carried out over 1,600 raids on Germany / (Up to May 1941) undated 39cm / 51.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-8)
Type: British Propaganda Poster
Description: British Bombers
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 Battleships of the Royal Navy, steaming in line ahead undated 39cm / 51.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-9)
Type: British Propaganda Poster
Description: Battleships
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 One of the Magnificent British Fighters which have shot down over 3,000 German Planes undated 39cm / 51.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-10)
Type: British Propaganda Poster
Description: British Fighter
Artist: Roland Davies
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 A Battery of Britain's giant coastal defense guns mounted on railway trucks undated 39cm / 51.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-11)
Type: British Propaganda Poster
Description: Gun mounted on a truck
Artist: Roland Davies
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 A British Anti-aircraft Battery in action. More than 590 German raiders have been destroyed by anti-aircraft fire over Britain. undated 39cm / 51.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-12)
Type: British Propaganda Poster
Description: British Anti-aircraft Battery
Artist: James Gardner
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 Beat "Firebomb Fritz" – Britain Shall Not Burn - Britain's Fireguard is Britain's Defense undated 76cm / 51cm (colors: red, white, blue, black) (ID#: WWII-13)
Type: Firebombs
Description: "Firebomb Fritz" shooting through the sky
Artist: Ministry of Home Security
Printer: H.M. Stationary Office by Fosh & Cross Ltd., London
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 Fire Bombs! Guard the Cornfields . . . undated 76cm / 51cm (colors: red, white, black) (ID#: WWII-14)
Type: Firebombs
Description:
Artist: Ministry of Home Security
Printer: / for H.M. Stationary Office by Johnson, Riddle & Co. Ltd., Penge
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 Put Your Trust in the Navy & Your Money in Saving Certificates undated 76cm / 51cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-15)
Type: Saving Certificates
Description: Sailors on a battleship
Artist: The National Savings Committee, London & the Scottish Savings Committee, Edinburg
Printer: HM Stationary Office by J. Weiner, Ltd., London
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 Wings Over America, Air Corps, US Army 1939 (2 copies) 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-16)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Eagle flying with U.S. war planes
Artist: Tom B. Woodburn
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 Be An Aviation Mechanic in the Air Corps / US Army Enlist Now! undated (2 copies) 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-17)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Men repairing planes
Artist: Spezio
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 "Keep 'Em Flying" Is Our Battle Cry! First Class Fighting Men Needed undated (2 copies) 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-18)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Army planes flying with & American flag
Artist: Dan V. Smith & Albro F. Downe
Printer: n/a
Condition: some small tears on the edges
Map-Case 53 U.S. Army - Then, Now, Forever undated (2 copies) 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-19)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Soldiers marching
Artist: Tom B. Woodburn
Printer: Spurgeon Tucker, NY
Condition: Small tears
Map-Case 53 Defend Your Country – Enlist Now in the U.S. Army undated 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-20)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Uncle Sam in 1shirtsleeves with an eagle
Artist: Tom B. Woodburn
Printer: Spurgeon Tucker, NY
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 I Want YOU for the US Army – Enlist Now! undated (2 copies) 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWII-21)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Uncle Sam Poster
Artist: James Montgomery Flagg
Printer: Leslie-Judge Co.
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 Guard Our Shores At Home & Abroad with the Coast Artillery – US Army undated 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-22)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Soldiers outlined the battlefield at war
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Small tears
Map-Case 53 "ACTION!" Men of 18 & 19 . . . Choose Your Combat Branch . . . / Apply At Any US Army Recruiting & Induction Station undated 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-23)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Various soldiers running by a military plane
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Tears on the left edge and the bottom
Map-Case 53 US Army Guardian Of The Colors undated (2 copies) 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-24)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Soldiers marching with flags & guns
Artist: Tom B. Woodburn
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 53 Soldiers' Life Make the Regular Army Your Career 1941 (3 copies) 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: blue, white, browns) (ID#: WWII-25)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Soldier marching with a gun over his shoulder
Artist: Tom B. Woodburn
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 54 Vacancies Exist! Enlist Now – US Army undated (3 copies) 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: black, white, red) (ID#: WWII-26)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Black & white photos of war
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: no damage
Map-Case 54 Let's Go! USA Keep 'Em Flying! Uncle Sam needs pilots undated (3 copies) 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: red, white, blue) (ID#: WWII-27)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Planes flying
Artist: n/a
Printer: n/a
Condition: Some small tears on edges
Map-Case 54 U.S. Army – Then, Now, Forever / April 6th – Army Day undated (2 copies) 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-28)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Soldiers marching
Artist: Tom B. Woodburn
Printer: n/a
Condition: Some small tears
Map-Case 54 Merry Christmas To All – US Army Recruiting Service undated (2 copies) 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-29)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Santa Claus holding the world
Artist: Tom B. Woodburn
Printer: n/a
Condition: Damage in upper left corners
Map-Case 54 "Keep 'Em Flying" Is Our Battle Cry! undated (2 copies) 96cm / 63.5cm (colors: multicolor) (ID#: WWII-30)
Type: U.S. Army
Description: Planes flying with the American Flag
Artist: Dan V. Smith & Albro F. Downe
Printer: U.S. Recruiting & Induction Service
Condition: Damage in upper left corners
Map-Case 54 "We Shall Win or We Shall Die" / Double Your Shares 1942 71cm / 56cm (colors: mostly red, white, black ) (ID#: WWII-31)
Type: War Bonds & Stamps
Description: Soldier's face
Artist: n/a
Printer: U.S. Government printing office
Condition: no damage

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