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Liberty Loan Committee "The Voice of Lincoln"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09806.02 Author/Creator: Liberty Loan Committee Place Written: New York, New York Type: Poster Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 poster ; 51 x 39.1 cm. Order a Copy

One poster entitled, "The Voice of Lincoln," printed by Liberty Loan Committee. Text in the poster refers to President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. Language displays the alliance between America and France and alludes that investing in bonds would be the most supportive way to ensure a victory. Illustration depicts Abraham Lincoln at the scene of delivering the Gettysburg Address.

World War I took place between 1914 to 1918 between the Allied and Central Powers and resulted in over 10 million military deaths.

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