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Online Library of Selected Images:
-- Art Topics -- Posters --

U.S. Navy Recruiting Posters, 1900-1917

This page features images of Navy Recruiting Posters, and similar advertising forms, that were issued from 1900 until the United States entered World War I in April 1917.

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 #: 121-M-2

U.S. Navy Recruiting Poster, circa 1908


Poster featuring the historic U.S. Navy ships (clockwise from upper left): Bon Homme Richard, Constitution, Oregon and Hartford, with USS Michigan (BB-27) in center, plus information on pay and other benefits. Published on behalf of the Naval Recruiting Station, Saint Louis, Missouri.
A faint stamp near the view of Oregon states: "After July 1, 1908, pay herein mentioned will be increased 10%".

Photograph from the Collections of the U.S. National Archives.

Online Image: 144KB; 740 x 615 pixels

Reproductions of this image may also be available through the
National Archives photographic reproduction system.

 
Photo #: NH 65452-KN (Color)

Navy Recruiting Poster, circa 1909


Poster featuring a sailor, a South Carolina class battleship, small craft and details on pay and benefits, published about 1909.

Courtesy of Mrs. Thomas H. Moorer, 1967.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 118KB; 520 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 73293

Navy Recruiting Office, circa 1914


Two Chief Petty Officers and another sailor in a recruiting office, probably in the New York City area, circa early 1914.
Calendars on the wall are for February and April 1914.
Recruiting poster behind the sailor at right is similar to that seen in Photo # NH 65452-KN.

Donation of Mr. Eugene Farrell, 1958.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 98KB; 740 x 615 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 43495

Navy Recruiting Poster


Nailed to a wooden pole at Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Photographed by John G. Krieger, of USS Eagle, on 10 September 1916.

Donation of John G. Krieger, 1967.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 62KB; 590 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 92063

Navy Recruiting Postcard, circa 1910-1917


Front side of a postcard entitled "Trooping the Colors", featuring a parade ground scene at the Naval Training Station, San Francisco, California, located on Yerba Buena Island in San Francsico Bay.
The reverse side of this card, Photo # NH 92063-A , features a comparison between conditions in civil life and in the U.S. Navy.

Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN(Retired), 1981.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 84KB; 740 x 485 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 92063-A

Navy Recruiting Postcard, circa 1910-1917


Back side of a postcard entitled "Trooping the Colors", featuring a comparison between conditions in civil life and in the Navy, and other benefits of a Naval career.
The front side of this card, Photo # NH 92063, features a parade ground scene at the Naval Training Station, San Francisco, California, located on Yerba Buena Island in San Francsico Bay.

Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN(Retired), 1981.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 98KB; 740 x 485 pixels

 

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

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7 January 1999