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    World Wars I and II: Group of Nine American Posters. Each professionally mounted on linen, consists of: (1) 21.5" x 31.5" W.S.S. (War Savings Stamp) poster dated 1918 titled "Help him win by Saving and Serving" depicting two children clasping hands with General Pershing; (2) 28" x 42" Third Liberty Loan poster titled "My Soldier" showing mother with young daughter engaged in prayer (one border tear with some restoration to central vertical fold); (3) 29" x 40" Women's Bureau poster dated 1943 titled "Work Clothes for Safety and Efficiency" featuring ten images of women at work in war-related industries; (4) 21" x 29" U. S. Food Administration poster titled "Food - don't waste it" with list of six suggestions for conservation; (5) 20" x 30" Third Liberty Loan poster titled "Ring It Again" showing colorful Colonial scene outside Independence Hall; (6) 20.5" x 27.5" War Fund Week poster (dates blacked out) titled "Keep this Hand of Mercy at its Work" by artist P. G. Morgan; (7) 22" x 28" U. S. Public Health Service poster titled "Become a Nurse/ Your Country Needs You"; (8) 22" x 28" War Bonds poster titled "This Is My Fight Too!" depicting lady factory worker pulling bonds from her pay envelope; and (9) 21" x 32" War Savings Stamps poster titled "Your War Savings Pledge" showing Uncle Sam flanked by a doughboy and private citizen.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    22nd Saturday
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