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    Our Country Needs Ships 24" x 18" Artist: Herbert Meyer. Printed for the United States Shipping Board. This poster reads, "Our Country needs ships to carry our boys "Over There" and keep them well supplied with Food, Clothing and the Munitions of War. The product made in this plant is used for building ships. The ships can be completed only as fast as the material and equipment for each ship arrives at the shipyard. If every man does a better day's work every day, the ships can be built faster. Be true to the boys who are giving their lives." This poster would have presumable been hung in any number of factories which produced the tonnage and supplies which were made into ships. These sort of motivational posters were very common during WWI. A great poster which depicts a busy shipyard, then this wonderful motivational pledge.

    Condition-Fine; small hole upper right corner, water spot in upper right corner as well.


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