William & Mary | Earl Gregg Swem Library Special Collections Database


World War I Posters, 1917-1922

World War I Posters, 1917-1922
Mss. Acc. 2008.338
0.2 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Ten posters from the World War I era for the Red Cross and Victory Loans.

Red Cross (8 posters): "Is There a Red Cross Service Flag in your Home?  A heart and a dollar are all you need, join the Red Cross"  Printed by the Wells Fargo and Co. and Seiter and Kappes Litho Co., NY; "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;" "They Fight for You, Protect them, help the Red Cross raise $10,000,000 at once"  Printed by Latham, created by L_N Britton; "What can you do?  Join Our Red Cross - Membership including Red Cross Magazine $2.00, No field service required;" "They are looking to US for help, Are you one of US.?" Printed by Latham Litho and Co, Created by L_N Britton; "If You Can't go across with a gun, come across with your part of the Red Cross War Fund."  Printed by the U.S. Printing and Lithograph Col, Created by C.W. Love; "10,000,000 members by Christmas Eve, a Candle in Every Window and Red Cross Members in Every Home.  Help the Red Cross" Created by Herman Roeg;" "What are you doing to help.  Join Your American Red Cross, Subscribing Membership $2.00 up.  Created by Gordon Grant.

Victory Loans (2 posters): Service Series, Victory Loan, No. 1, "Buy and Buy for Bye and Bye, 5th Liberty Loan, Say, Old Sonny Boy, Hindenburg had nothing on that Dotted Line - did he?"  Created by Gordon Grant;  Service Series, Victory Loan, No. 2, "Three Wise Men...Oh, the Huns we fought, and the Bonds we bought...the Battle is won and the Hun knocked out, but some Victory Bonds are still floating about..."

American National Red Cross
American National Red Cross
Liberty Bonds - United States
Red Cross and Red Crescent
Savings Bonds - United States
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--United States
World War, 1914-1918--War work--Red Cross

Administrative Information

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Access Notes
Posters are fragile.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Unknown..
Related Materials

For more information please see http://guides.swem.wm.edu/armedconflicts.
Preferred Citation
World War I Posters, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Printer-friendly Printer-friendly | Email Us Email Us