Lot 741

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American World War I propaganda poster, 19 1/2" x 26 3/4", entitled "Workers - Lend Your Strength to the Red Triangle", and illustrated with an image of a worker lifting a large block emblazoned with the "red triangle" insignia of the YMCA, with a YMCA organizer looking on and the silhouette of a soldier formed by the worker''s shadow. The poster bears the subtitle "Help the ''Y'' Help the Fighters Fight - United War Work Campaign - November 11 to 18". The printed signature of the artist, Gil Spear, appears at the lower right of the image. The poster is matted and framed, and shows slight folds near the edges, else very good to fine. The United War Work Campaign was a fundraising effort led by the coalition of the American Library Association, Jewish Welfare Board, Knights of Columbus, the Salvation Army, War Camp Community Service, YMCA and YWCA.

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December 19, 2017 10:00 AM EST
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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