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YMCA United War Work Campaign, November 11-18, 1918

Item

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Title

YMCA United War Work Campaign, November 11-18, 1918

Description

YMCA poster featuring the portrait of General John J. Pershing by S.J. Wauk. Text reads “‘A sense of obligation for the varied and useful service rendered to the army in France by the Y.M.C.A. prompts me to join in the appeal for its further financial support. I have opportunity to observe its operations, measure the quality of its personnel and mark its beneficial influences upon our troops, and I wish unreservedly to commend its work for the Army.’ – Pershing — United War Work Campaign – November 11-18, 1918”. Text below image states “Message was cabled from France on August 21, 1918”. This poster was produced by the Committee of Public Information’s Division of Pictorial Publicity.

Creator

Source

The Filson Historical Society Print Collection

Publisher

Committee of Public Information’s Division of Pictorial Publicity

Date

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Identifier

PR2070.0075

Citation

YMCA of th USA, “YMCA United War Work Campaign, November 11-18, 1918,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 27, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/1175.