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NavSource Online: US Navy Recruiting Posters

World War I Posters


P020 Poster Name - U.S. Navy - Help your country! Enlist in the Navy
Call Number - POS - US .R48, no. 3 (C size) [P&P]
Reproduction Number - LC-USZC4-10781 (color film copy transparency)
Summary - Poster showing battleships at sea.
Medium - 1 print (poster) : lithograph, color ; 104 x 70 cm.
Created/Published - Brooklyn, N[ew] Y[ork] : Latham Lithography & Printing Company, [1917] Reuterdahl, Henry, 1871-1925, artist.
Notes - Navy Recruiting Station [blank].
Repository - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital ID - (color film copy transparency) cph 3g10781
P021 Poster Name - Come On You Sea-Cooks / Enlist In Naval Reserve Force - For The War Only : Apply To Nearest Navy Recruiting Station.
Call Number - POS - WWI - US, no. 95 (C size) [P&P]
Reproduction Number - LC-USZC4-7787 (color film copy transparency)
Summary - Naval Reserve recruitment poster showing a navy cook at a stove; includes text promoting the position as a sea cook, as well as a list of the wages for various cook and mess positions.
Medium - 1 photomechanical print (poster) : offset, color
Created/Published - [between 1914 and 1918]
Notes - Navy Recruiting Station [blank].
Repository - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital ID - (color film copy transparency) cph 3g07787
P022 Poster Name - Why Waste Your Time Looking For A Job When The Navy Will Employ You At Once / by courtesy of the New York Tribune, with apologies to Briggs.
Call Number - POS - WWI - US, no. 137 (C size) [P&P]
Reproduction Number - LC-USZC4-7755 (color film copy transparency)
Summary - U.S. Navy recruitment poster showing a soldier and a sailor reading the want ads in a newspaper. The sailor says: "How about trying the Navy, Doughboy? Food, quarters, training, treatment, pay, and promotion are all good. Think it over and be my shipmate."
Medium - 1 photomechanical print (poster) : offset, color.
Created/Published - [1918].
Notes - In The Style of Artist, Briggs, Clare A., 1875-1930.
Repository - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital ID - (color film copy transparency) cph 3g07755
P023 Poster Name - Give The World The Once Over In The United States Navy - Apply At Navy Recruiting Station / James H. Daugherty ; Press Navy Recruiting Bureau N.Y.
Call Number - POS - US .D38, no. 4 (C size) [P&P]
Reproduction Number - LC-USZC4-10029 (color film copy transparency)
Summary - Poster showing sailors as tourists in India, riding an elephant and taking snapshots.
Medium - 1 print (poster) : lithograph, color ; 107 x 71 cm.
Created/Published - [1919] Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974, artist.
Notes - Caption: India.
Repository - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital ID - (color film copy transparency) cph 3g10029
P024 Poster Name - Look After My Folks / Frank Brangwyn A.R.A. autolithograph ; American Lithographic Co. N.Y.
Call Number - POS - WWI - US, no. 362 (C size) [P&P]
Reproduction Number - LC-USZC4-8362 (color film copy transparency)
Summary - Poster showing a sailor calling from the deck of a ship.
Medium - 1 print (poster) : lithograph, color ; 105 x 71 cm.
Created/Published - [1917] Brangwyn, Frank, Sir, 1867-1956, artist.
Notes - Text continues: Navy Relief Society. Official relief organization of the U.S. Navy cares for the Navy's widows and orphans. Subscriptions received by any bank or the Emergency Fund Committee, 280 Broadway, New York City. Forms part of: Willard and Dorothy Straight Collection.
Repository - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital ID - (color film copy transparency) cph 3g08362
P025 Poster Name - This Gun Is "Over There"--Where Are You? Man The Guns Of The Navy--Get In The Game!--Enlist.
Call Number - POS - WWI - US, no. 329 (C size) [P&P]
Reproduction Number - LC-USZC4-8882 (color film copy transparency)
Summary - Poster showing a large mounted gun with initials USN.
Medium - 1 print (poster) : lithograph, color ; 52 x 35 cm.
Created/Published - [1917]
Notes - Poster is twice printed over with text: U.S. Navy Recruiting Station, 1129 2nd Ave., Near 59th St. N.Y. City. Forms part of: Willard and Dorothy Straight Collection.
Repository - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital ID - (color film copy transparency) cph 3g08882
P026 Poster Name - What The Navy Is Doing - Training Young Americans Four Sure Things In The Navy - Pay, Health, Training, Travel / J.C. Leyendecker.
Call Number - POS - US .L494, no. 9 (B size) [P&P]
Reproduction Number - LC-USZC4-9876 (color film copy transparency)
Summary - Poster showing sailors at sea with an American flag.
Medium - 1 print (poster) : lithograph, color ; 36 x 43 cm.
Created/Published - [1918] Leyendecker, J. C. (Joseph Christian), 1874-1951, artist.
Notes - Text continues at length: Our Navy is one of the best agencies for the proper development of young men because...
Repository - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital ID - (color film copy transparency) cph 3g09876
P027 Poster Name - On Guard! It's A Pretty Big Job For One Bird! Join The Navy! / H. B. Matthew's Lithograph done February 1917.
Call Number - POS - US .M39, no. 1 (C size) [P&P]
Reproduction Number - LC-USZC4-9870 (color film copy transparency)
Summary - Poster showing an eagle on a cliff, overlooking ships in a harbor.
Medium - 1 print (poster) : lithograph ; 64 x 47 cm.
Created/Published - [1917] Matthews, H. B., artist.
Notes - Apply recruiting station or Navy League.
Repository - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital ID - (color film copy transparency) cph 3g09870
P028 Poster Name - Follow The Flag, Enlist In The Navy, U.S. Navy Recruiting Station, 146 Tremont St., Boston / Daugherty ; composition, H.R.
Call Number - POS - US .D38, no. 2 (C size) [P&P]
Reproduction Number - LC-USZC4-2005 (color film copy transparency)
Summary - Sailor holding U.S. flag on shore.
Medium - 1 print (poster) : color.
Created/Published - N.Y. : Carey Print Lith., [19]17. Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974, artist.
Notes - Promotional goal: U.S. J26. 1917.
Repository - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital ID - (color film copy transparency) cph 3g02005
P029 Poster Name - Come Along - Learn Something, See Something In The U.S. Navy - Ample Shore Leave For Inland Sights / painted by James H. Daugherty ; Press Navy Recruiting Bureau N.Y.
Call Number - POS - US .D38, no. 5 (C size) [P&P]
Reproduction Number - LC-USZC4-10030 (color film copy transparency)
Summary - Poster showing two sailors as tourists in South America, riding and feeding bananas to a llama.
Medium - 1 print (poster) : lithograph, color ; 107 x 71 cm.
Created/Published - [1919] Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974, artist.
Notes - Caption: South America. Poster stamped at bottom: U.S. Navy Recruiting Station, Law Building, 9th & Market Sts., Wilmington, Dela[ware].
Repository - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital ID - (color film copy transparency) cph 3g10030

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