I want you for the U.S. Army : enlist now.

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

Description

Uncle Sam points at the viewer. Half-length portrait of Uncle Sam, pointing at the viewer as part of the United States government effort to recruit soldiers.

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1 poster : col. ; 97 x 64 cm.

Creation Information

Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960. 1941.

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  • Main Title: I want you for the U.S. Army : enlist now.
  • Alternate Title: I want you for the United States Army, enlist now
  • Uniform Title: Leslie's illustrated weekly newspaper.
  • Alternate Title: I want you for U.S. Army, enlist now
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Uncle Sam points at the viewer. Half-length portrait of Uncle Sam, pointing at the viewer as part of the United States government effort to recruit soldiers.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 97 x 64 cm.

Notes

"From painting by James Montgomery Flagg, [Copyright] Leslie-Judge Co."--Printed in lower left area of picture.

This painting of Uncle Sam originally appeared on the cover of Leslie's Illustrated Weekly Newspaper in 1916.

"P-26-RPB-1-24-41-25M"--Below caption at lower right corner.

Listed in Monthly Catalog, 1941-1942 supplement, entry no. 4. Title varies slightly in Monthly Catalog entry.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 248
  • Government Documents No.: W 3.46/8:26
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Flagg 3
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc445

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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.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • 1941

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:47 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 23, 2018, 1 p.m.

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Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960. I want you for the U.S. Army : enlist now., poster, 1941; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc445/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.