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Groups like the Boys' Working Reserve and the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Land Service Committee trained young men and women to relieve the labor shortage on America's farms. In The Girl on the Land, artist Edward Penfield emphasizes the serenity of the scene with cool, bucolic greens and yellows. Far from the battlefield, America's young women serve their nation's need for food production through camaraderie and mutual support. 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Columbia is a conflicting presence in American World War I posters; sometimes she is pliant and beckoning, other times solid and fearsome. The preponderance of idealized females in WWI posters, in comparison to the few representations of "real" women, contradicted the reality of American women's growing participation in factories, farms, and hospitals. In Wake Up, America!, America dozes while the fires of war rage in the distance. Her feminine, passive characteristics-soft arms, limp hand, and white, exposed neck-are an indictment in this poster. The artist, James Montgomery Flagg, admonishes Americans to wake up and prepare for war. [Gallery label text, 2006]", "Dedication" : "Gift of Dr. and Mrs. E. 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This poster moves beyond the abstract realm and thrusts the viewer into a gritty reality. A torn and tattered soldier fights for his life on the battlefield. Wielding both rifle and grenade, this dynamic figure fearlessly crosses "No Man's Land" to attack the enemy trench. A reminder to those at home-men are giving their lives in the trenches, the least you can do is lend your money to support their sacrifices. [Gallery label text, 2006]", "Dedication" : "Gift of Dr. and Mrs. E. Henry Keutmann", "Copyright_Type" : "Public Domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Print", "Creation_Place2" : "American", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "1917 date per Library of Congress website [http://memory.loc.gov/pp/wwiposhtml/wwiposabt.html]", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/73.172_A1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/73.172_A1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/73.172_A1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/73.172_A1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "22126", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "This poster was photographed in preparation for research use for Lockhart exhibit on WWI posters in October 2006. This image can be used for web display. 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The government still needed to pay for the travel, medical care, shelter, and sustenance for the millions of American soldiers remaining in Europe. The reunion of this idealized, Anglo-American family illustrates the ideal outcome of the war. A healthy soldier/husband returns from the war into the loving arms of his wife and son. The German helmet that hangs from the soldier's neck, a common war trophy, strikes a somewhat brutal and discordant note to our modern eyes. [Gallery label text, 2006] Printed by American Lithographic Co., New York.", "Dedication" : "Gift of Dr. and Mrs. E. 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Columbia wears an alluring, diaphanous white dress as she presides over muscled, testosterone-fueled soldiers manning guns on a ship. The contradiction is palpable; Columbia calls the virile soldiers to war as her soft lines and open mouth beckon to the viewer. [Gallery label text, 2006] Printed by Forbes, Boston.", "Dedication" : "Gift of Dr. and Mrs. E. 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The Battle of Verdun, a year-long battle that ended before America entered the war, resulted in nearly one million casualties and was the bloodiest battle of the war. [Gallery label text, 2006]", "Dedication" : "Gift of John A. and Jeanne P. 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