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Liberty Loan Committee "This Is Your War"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09807.04 Author/Creator: Liberty Loan Committee Place Written: New York, New York Type: Poster Date: 1918 Pagination: 1 poster ; 26 x 44.4 cm.

Summary of Content: One poster entitled, "This Is Your War!" Text pertains to subscribing to Liberty loans as a way to aid a win during World War I. Illustration consists of a female looking at the word "Prussianism" written over the shadow of a Prussian soldier. The mother, father and baby look towards the shadow and a small boy looks towards the viewer. Signed by the illustrator, Frank Godwin.

Background Information: Frank Godwin (1889-1959) was an American cartoon artist noted for his comic strip "Connie" and illustrated versions of books.

People: Godwin, Frank, 1889-1959

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: PropagandaMilitary HistoryBankingWorld War IChildren and FamilyPrussians

Sub Era: World War I

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