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Box M438.0001

 Container

Contains 30 Collections and/or Records:

Bought your supply of W.S.S. this week?

 Item — Box: M438.0001
Identifier: M438.00023
Overview A red, white and black poster reads "Bought your supply of W.S.S. this week? Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. War Savings Committee." In the bottom left corner of the poster "S.H.W." is printed and archivist infers are the initials of Stacy H. Wood who commonly created other War Saving Stamps and Victory loan posters. The background of the poster is comprised of checkered red and white squares. The question mark at the end of the sentence is black and much larger...
Dates: Other: 1918-1919

You must help to build the bridge if you expect to get across

 Item — Box: M438.0001
Identifier: M438.00024
Overview A poster in black and shades of red reads "You must help to build the bridge if you expect to get across. Invest in the future of America. Victory Liberty Loan. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. Liberty Loan Committee V-358. Poster depicts a bridge with the words "Victory Liberty Loan." The bridge is in the process of being built over a body of water towards a mountain range with the words "National Prosperity" across the mountains.
Dates: Other: 1918-1919

You may work well

 Item — Box: M438.0001
Identifier: M438.00025
Overview A red and black print poster reads "You may work well, but if you can not save well you're like a good ship without ballast - safe, while the sea is calm, but liable to go down with the first storm. Be prepared for storms - Buy W.S.S. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. War Savings Committee. Form No. 50." Poster text is mostly in blank ink and has a red outside border. In the upper right hand corner is the image of a sailor at the the wheel of a ship.
Dates: Other: 1918-1919

Hello! Hello!

 Item — Box: M438.0001
Identifier: M438.00026
Overview A black and red poster reads "Hello! Hello! .. .. Yes, my new agency is right near your home ... they're there to serve you .. drop in and buy your supply of W.S.S. today .... W.S.S. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. War Savings Committee." The text of the poster is in black ink except for "W.S.S." at the bottom right corner that is in red ink. The poster has a red border around the outside. At the top of the poster, Uncle Sam is shown holding a telephone and...
Dates: Other: 1918-1919

Five pay days this month, 1919

 Item — Box: M438.0001
Identifier: M438.00027
Overview A poster in black and red ink reads "Five pay days this month. Make W.S.S. you first purchase each pay day. Save and succeed." Poster depicts a hand with a pen marking Saturdays off of a calendar for March 1919. The poster has a red border. Poster is advertising War Savings Stamps.
Dates: 1919

Your postman sells War Savings Stamps, 1919 May 12

 Item — Box: M438.0001
Identifier: M438.00028
Overview A poster reads "Your postman sells War Savings Stamps. Give him your order for a weekly supply - he will delivery them to you regularly. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. War Savings Committee. WS-863 - 5/12/19." Poster depicts a mailman holding a bag of mail with one arm extended out holding a piece of paper. The poster is in black and gray with a gray border.
Dates: 1919 May 12

A friend in need is a friend indeed

 Item — Box: M438.0001
Identifier: M438.00029
Overview A blue and red poster reads "A friend in need is a friend indeed. W.S.S. are your friends - Keep them. Get More. W.S.S. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. War Savings Committee." The image is split diagonally. The lower portion shows "W.S.S." outlined in blue with white text. The upper portion contains the rest of the text in red and blue. Poster is advertising War Savings Stamps.
Dates: Other: 1918-1919

Save the thoughtless dollars

 Item — Box: M438.0001
Identifier: M438.00030
Overview Black and white poster reads "Save the Thoughtless Dollars. 'I got the sweetest hat today. And, my dear, of course, I didn't really need it, but--' **** 'What if it is only a few blocks? Here, taxi!' **** 'I know I'd feel a lot better if I ate less, but I simply must have a big order of--' **** Over there in the Picardy mud, pock-marked with significant craters and 'plum-caked' with unspeakable things that once were men, our soldiers can't hear all that some of us are saying. Good that they...
Dates: Other: 1918-1919

Honor Emblem. 75% of this firm's employees have bought bonds of the 4th Liberty Loan, 1918

 Item — Box: M438.0001
Identifier: M438.00001
Overview A print poster in blue, red, and white ink reads "Honor Emblem 75% of this firm's employees have bought bonds of the 4th Liberty Loan." Poster depicts a white flag with a red border and four vertical blue stripes. Poster was published by Commercial Printing and Lithography.
Dates: 1918

Honor Button. Every American should consider it an honor to wear this button, 1919

 Item — Box: M438.0001
Identifier: M438.00002
Overview A print poster in blue and red ink reads "Honor button every American should consider it an honor to wear this button. Carter Glass, Secretary of the Treasury. Victory Liberty Loan." In the center of the poster is the image of a blue button that reads "Liberty V Loan." Poster was distributed by Heywood, Strasser and Voigt Litho. Co. in New York.
Dates: 1919