It Takes Both to Win the War - Be A True American!

Accession Number

It Takes Both to Win the War - Be A True American!

Artist Unknown

Object Creation Date
circa 1917-1919

Medium & Support
color lithograph on paper

23 7/8 x 18 1/16 in. (60.5 x 45.8 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Maurice F. Lyons

Physical Description
Text: It Takes Both to Win the War - A 100% efficient soldier must have 100% efficient workers behind him in the mills, mines, and factories, to save the world for humanity and bring victory to our Flag. - Uncle Sam will find the men and train them to fight. You are making goods for them. Quick deliveries and best workmanship are vital to their success. - Be a true American! - COUNCIL OF NATIONAL DEFENSE, Washington, D.C.

Primary Object Classification

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

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Text-based Art
World War I

3 Related Resources

World War I Posters from the U.S.
(Part of 5 Learning Collections)
World War I and Society
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)

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