Recruiting poster for the United States Army, 1939

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."

Details

Descriptive Terms

rifles (long guns)
soldiers
flags
wreaths (costume accessories)
military uniforms
posters
chromolithographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000614
AccessID 848
Other identifier HNEDID-000614

Physical Description

1 poster

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.092.01.01.002

Date Notes

1939

Places

Laconia (Belknap county, New Hampshire)
United States
Manchester (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)

Record Details

Originator

United States. Army. Recruiting Service (publisher)

Material Type

posters
chromolithographs

Other People

Woodburn, Thomas

Other Organizations

Spurgeon-Tucker (Firm)

Subjects

United States. Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Political (Greg Smart -- unprocessed)