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English: World War I Uncle Sam recruiting poster.
Date 1916- 1917
Source Library of Congress
Author James Montgomery Flagg

TITLE: I want you for the U.S. Army nearest recruiting station / James Montgomery Flagg.

CALL NUMBER: POS - US .F63, no. 9 (C size) [P&P]

REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZC4-3859 (colour film copy transparency of duplicate copy)

LC-USZC2-564 (colour film copy slide)

LC-USZC4-594 (colour film copy transparency)

LC-USZ62-8278 (b&w film copy neg.)

No known restrictions on publication. No renewal in Copyright Office.

SUMMARY: Uncle Sam, half-length portrait, pointing at viewer as part of the United States government effort to recruit soldiers during World War I.

MEDIUM: 1 print (poster) : lithograph, colour.


CREATOR: Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960, artist.

NOTES: Copyright by Leslie-Judge Co., N.Y.

Promotional goal: U.S. J22. 1917.

Library of Congress prints and photographs: an illustrated guide / Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1995, p. 43


United States. Army--Recruiting & enlistment--1910-1920. World War, 1914-1918--Recruiting & enlistment--United States. Uncle Sam (Symbolic character)--1910-1920.


War posters American 1910-1920. Lithographs Colour 1910-1920.

REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

DIGITAL ID: (colour film copy transparency of duplicate copy) cph 3g03859 (colour film copy slide) cph 3b48465 (colour film copy transparency) cph 3b52086 (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a10889

CARD #: 96507165


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