Propaganda Posters from World War I

Propaganda posters from World War I have very striking, sometimes disturbing designs and messages. Today’s audiences might laugh them off but at the time they were very successful at uniting the American home front to support the war. Check out some of my favorites from the Rice County Historical Society‘s collection here and also on the Collaborative: http://bit.ly/2z0Pnnv

Poster, “Can Vegetables Fruit and the Kaiser too,” 1918 http://contentdm.carleton.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/RiceCounty/id/5201/rec/3

Poster, “Remember! The Flag of Liberty Support It!” 1918 http://contentdm.carleton.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/RiceCounty/id/5192/rec/13

Poster, “Little Americans, Do your bit,” 1917 – 1918 http://contentdm.carleton.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/RiceCounty/id/5189/rec/10

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