WWI Recruiting Poster. “The Sword Is Drawn / The Navy Upholds It! Artwork by Kenyon Cox, 1917. The artwork features the quotation from President Woodrow Wilson: "We can do no otherwise". This poster carries the address of the Navy Recruiting Station, Brooklyn, New York. Note the battleship steaming in the background. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. Also at NHHC as NH 93746-KN.