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Online Library of Selected Images:
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U.S. Navy World War I Recruiting Posters with Themes of Duty and Patriotism, Part I

This page presents images Navy World War I Recruiting Posters that feature themes of duty and patriotism.

For images of other World War I era Navy Recruiting Posters, see:
U.S. Navy Recruiting Posters, World War I.

For images of Navy Recruiting Posters of other times, see U.S. Navy Recruiting Posters, Selected Views.

If you want higher resolution reproductions than the Online Library's digital images, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

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Photo #: NH 63411-A-KN (Color)

"The Navy Needs You!
Don't Read American History -
Make It!"


Oil painting by artist James Montgomery Flagg. This was the original artwork for a World War I Navy recruiting poster.
It was photographed following restoration in 1986.

Courtesy of the Navy Art Collection.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 96KB; 485 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 81542-KN (Color)

"The Navy Needs You!
Don't Read American History -
Make It!"


Navy Recruiting Poster by artist James Montgomery Flagg, issued during World War I.

Collections of the Library of Congress.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 102KB; 495 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 63729-KN (Color)

"Follow the Boys in Blue
for Home and Country"


World War I Navy recruiting poster, by artist G. Wright.

Courtesy of the Navy Art Collection, Washington, DC. Collection of Mrs. Raymond Spangler.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 117KB; 740 x 570 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 81544-KN (Color)

"To Arms"


World War I Navy recruiting poster, by artist Milton Bancroft.

Collections of the Library of Congress.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 102KB; 480 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 93745-KN (Color)

"These Men Have COME ACROSS
They Are at the Front NOW"


World War I Navy recruiting poster, by artist P.N. Leyendecker.
The artwork features the crew of a 4"/50 gun.

Courtesy of the Navy Recruiting Command.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 74KB; 740 x 405 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 93748-KN (Color)

"The Navy Strikes NOW
Follow the Flag for Freedom"


World War I Navy, Naval Reserve and Coast Guard recruiting poster, by artist James H. Daugherty.

Courtesy of the Navy Recruiting Command.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 103KB; 525 x 765 pixels

 

For images of other World War I era Navy Recruiting Posters, see:
U.S. Navy Recruiting Posters, World War I.

For images of Navy Recruiting Posters of other times, see U.S. Navy Recruiting Posters, Selected Views.

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21 January 1999