Keep him free, buy war savings stamps issued by the United States Treasury Dept.

One of 7 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

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American eagle with war planes taking off from its nest.

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1 print (poster) : col. ; 76 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

Bull, Charles Livingston, 1874-1932. 1918.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 5567 times, with 18 in the last month. More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • United States. Committee on Public Information Established as an independent agency by Executive Order 2594 on April 13, 1917. Abolished by Executive Order 3154, August 21, 1919. Also known as the Creel Commission. See the National Archives' Records of the Committee on Public Information, Record Group 63, http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/063.html#63.3 .

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  • Main Title: Keep him free, buy war savings stamps issued by the United States Treasury Dept.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

American eagle with war planes taking off from its nest.

Physical Description

1 print (poster) : col. ; 76 x 51 cm.

Notes

Symbol of the United States Committee on Public Information, Division of Pictorial Publicity appears in lower right corner of image.

Date, SuDoc number, and Treasury agency information come from the Checklist of U.S. Public Documents 1789-1970, microfilm reel 99, cross-referenced with Documents Office Classification, 4th ed., Dec. 1973, by Mary Elizabeth Poole, p. 1427.

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World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images.

World War One Collection

Materials focusing on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • 1918

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 29, 2010, 4:26 p.m.

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  • July 20, 2021, 1:53 p.m.

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Bull, Charles Livingston, 1874-1932. Keep him free, buy war savings stamps issued by the United States Treasury Dept., poster, 1918; Phila.. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29419/: accessed September 19, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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