World War I Posters, ca. 1917 *JMU Records*

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Descriptive Summary

 

Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Title: World War I Posters, ca. 1917

Collection No.: UA 0038
Creator: Unknown

Extent: 1 folder; .38 cubic feet

Language: English

Abstract: The collection is comprised of two World War I posters used at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg, ca. 1917: "Stars and Stripes Forever," and a poster advertising enrollment to the State Normal School for Women in order to support the war effort.

 

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Collection open to research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for Official University records is held by James Madison University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Preferred Citation: [identification of item], [box #, folder #], World War I Posters, ca. 1917, UA 0038, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

Acquisition Information: Posters were in the cage at the time of founding. Posters were originally folded and stored with the Lanier, Lee and YMCA bound posters, in collections UA 0026, UA 0027, and UA 0028, respectively.

Bio/Historical Note:

Scope and Content:

The collection is comprised of two posters related to World War I. "Stars and Stripes Forever" contains the images of George Washington, Woodrow Wilson, and Abraham Lincoln. "Enlist Young Women Now! Your Country and Your State Call You! Great Need for More Trained Teachers," advertises the State Normal School for women at Harrisonburg, and contains a quote by U.S. Commissioner of Education, Dr. P.P. Claxton.

Arrangement:

Posters are housed in a folder.

Contents:

Folder Title
Box : Folder
World War I posters, ca. 1917
:1

Compiled by: Sarah Roth-Mullet, March 2018