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WORLD WAR I RECENT IMMIGRANT PATRIOTISM POSTERS

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Estimate $700 - $900
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Lithographic images promoting war efforts toward recently arrived immigrants to the U.S. Themes, text, and artists include: 1.) Laborer at a bank teller's window "Who said we've started something we can't finish? / Buy Liberty Bonds" - L.T. Dresser. 2.) Female figure representing Liberty clutching a U.S. flag in one hand and holding a laurel wreath in the other "Americans All / Victory Liberty Loan" (to the right of Liberty is The "Honor Roll" listing the names of major foreign-born contributors representing various ethnic groups comprising the "American Melting Pot") - Howard Chandler Christy, 1919. Three duplicate posters. 3.) Immigrant family in folk costume with U.S. flag and steam ship in background "Remember! The Flag of Liberty / Support it!" - unsigned. Published by Heywood, Strasser & Voigt, N.Y. 4.) European immigrants on the deck of a steam ship in Upper New York Bay with the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and a yacht in the background "Remember Your First Thrill of American Liberty / Your Duty - Buy...2nd Liberty Loan of 1917" - unsigned. 5.) Federal eagle flanked by billowing U.S. flags and smoking artillery guns "Are you 100% American? Prove it! Buy U.S. Government Bonds / Third Liberty Loan" - Stern. Dimensions: Largest - 40" H x 27" W; Smallest - 29.5" H x 20" W; Provenance: Dr. Alan York Estate
Americana: Estate of Dr. Alan York & Others
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