Pershing's crusaders.

Description:

In the foreground is an image of General Pershing on horseback, leading his troops. Two soldiers behind him hold flags: a U.S. flag and a red flag with a gold emblem. Hovering in the background is a hazy image of medieval crusaders on white horses, carrying heart-shaped shields with cross images on them.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1918~  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War One Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,886
Past 30 days: 19
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Creator (Other):
Creator (Other):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1918~
  • Digitized: 2006
Description:

In the foreground is an image of General Pershing on horseback, leading his troops. Two soldiers behind him hold flags: a U.S. flag and a red flag with a gold emblem. Hovering in the background is a hazy image of medieval crusaders on white horses, carrying heart-shaped shields with cross images on them.

Note:

Additional text below title: "Auspices of the United States government--the first official American war picture--taken by U.S. Signal Corps and Navy photographers."

On shield logo at upper right corner: "Official U.S. War Film, released by Committee on Public Information, George Creel, Chairman"

The film, Pershing's Crusaders, was released in 1918.

Printer's seal in lower right corner.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 106 x 72 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): film | movie | movie poster | film poster | motion picture | crusaders | General Pershing | Crusades | U.S. flag | soldiers
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War One Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 331
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. WP No.# 21
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW1 Army 1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc377
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public