Keep him free, buy war savings stamps issued by the United States Treasury Dept.

One of 388 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

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American eagle with war planes taking off from its nest.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Bull, Charles Livingston, 1874-1932. 1918.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 3848 times , with 9 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • United States. Committee on Public Information Established as an independent agency by Executive Order 2594 on April 13, 1917. Abolished by Executive Order 3154, August 21, 1919. Also known as the Creel Commission. See the National Archives' Records of the Committee on Public Information, Record Group 63, http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/063.html#63.3 .

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  • Main Title: Keep him free, buy war savings stamps issued by the United States Treasury Dept.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

American eagle with war planes taking off from its nest.

Physical Description

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

Notes

Symbol of the United States Committee on Public Information, Division of Pictorial Publicity appears in lower right corner of image.

Date, SuDoc number, and Treasury agency information come from the Checklist of U.S. Public Documents 1789-1970, microfilm reel 99, cross-referenced with Documents Office Classification, 4th ed., Dec. 1973, by Mary Elizabeth Poole, p. 1427.

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World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

World War One Collection

The World War I Collection contains materials that focus on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • 1918

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Nov. 29, 2010, 4:26 p.m.

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  • Nov. 11, 2014, noon

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Bull, Charles Livingston, 1874-1932. Keep him free, buy war savings stamps issued by the United States Treasury Dept., poster, 1918; Phila.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29419/: accessed February 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.