Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Liberty Loan Committee "One Hundred Million Americans Must Enlist To Win The War"

Request a pdf of this item here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09806.03 Author/Creator: Liberty Loan Committee Place Written: New York, New York Type: Poster Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 poster ; 55.3 x 42 cm.

Summary of Content: One poster entitled, "One Hundred Million Americans Must Enlist To Win The War" printed by Liberty Loan Committee. Text in the poster creates a parrellel between aiding the American soldiers to buy bonds. Imagery consists of a sailor and soldier waving the American flag in front of a crowd of people marching behind them.

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

People:

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: PropagandaMilitary HistoryBankingWorld War I

Sub Era: World War I

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources