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Recruiting poster for the United States Army, 1939

EP001.01.092.01.01.002 (RS614)

Description

A woman wearing a wreath, holding an upraised wreath, and wrapped in an American flag stands above a line of soldiers. Each soldier wears a different uniform from periods throughout American history, beginning with the Revolutionary War through the Civil War until 1939, the time period of the poster. They also hold rifles and muskets from the different historical periods in the position of right shoulder arms. The text reads: "The United States Army. Then, now, forever."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1939
Date Notes
1939
Physical Description
1 poster
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000614
AccessID: 848
Other identifier: HNEDID-000614
GUSN
195503
Reference Code
EP001.01.092.01.01.002

Record details

Originator
United States. Army. Recruiting Service (publisher)
Other People
Woodburn, Thomas
Other Organizations
Spurgeon-Tucker (Firm)
Descriptive Terms
flags
military uniforms
rifles (long guns)
soldiers
wreaths (costume accessories)
Material Type
chromolithographs
posters
Subjects
United States. Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
Places
Laconia (Belknap county, New Hampshire)
United States
Manchester (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)
Location Note
Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Political (Greg Smart -- unprocessed)

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