Halt the Hun! : buy U.S. government bonds, Third Liberty Loan.

Description:

Drawing of an Allied Forces soldier pushing a German soldier away from a frightened woman who is holding a small child in her lap. The German soldier has blood on his hands. Red flames rise from the ground in the background.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: [1918]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War One Collection
World War Poster Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 9,982
Past 30 days: 257
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Creator (Artist):
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Chicago, Ill.
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1918]
Description:

Drawing of an Allied Forces soldier pushing a German soldier away from a frightened woman who is holding a small child in her lap. The German soldier has blood on his hands. Red flames rise from the ground in the background.

Note:

"Hun" was a derogatory term used by the British and Americans to describe German soldiers during the First World War.

Source of artist identification: Franklin & Marshall College Library, Archives & Special Collections (http://library.fandm.edu/archives/spcoll/wwiartists.html)

Artist date from New York Times obituary.

"Edwards & Deutsch Litho. Co. Chicago"--At lower right corner of picture.

Listed in 1918 Monthly Catalog, p. 588.

Physical Description:

1 print (poster) : lithograph, col. ; 76 x 51 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Hun | U.S. government bonds | war finance | Liberty Loan 1918 (3d) | Third Liberty Loan | Liberty Loan | enemy imagery | U.S. government bonds | soldiers | civilian responsibility | woman | mother and child | war victims | German soldier | American soldier | ethnic slur
Series Title: [3 Liberty Loan poster ; 4-A]
Alternate Title: Halt the Hun! Buy U.S. government bonds, 3rd Liberty Loan
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War One Collection
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 267
  • GOVNO: T 1.25/7:4-A
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW1 Raleigh 1
  • OCLC: 41116903 |
  • UNTCAT: b2699106 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc433
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public