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Help the War Effort

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | August 22, 2022

This poster was used to encourage support for the war effort during World War I, 1914 - 1918. 
The title is all black lettering, except the "I" and "My" which are in red. It features six suggestions for helping war effort, along with an explanation of each.