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Date modified12-Jan-15 15:02
I want You For U, S, Army - 840_11x14

I want You For U, S, Army - 840_11x14

Title: I want you for U.S. Army
Creator(s): Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960, artist
Date Created/Published: c1917.

Summary: Poster shows Uncle Sam pointing his finger at the viewer in order to recruit soldiers for the American Army during World War I. The printed phrase "Nearest recruiting station" has a blank space below to add the address for enlisting.

This image has been restored of damage and the colors have been balanced to appear as they would have when the image was new.

This is a Classic World War I recruiting poster from the collection of the Library of Congress.