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Catalog Number 1962.296.005
Object Name Poster
Title U.S. Marines, First To Fight For Democracy
Scope & Content World War I poster with the message, "U.S. Marines - First To Fight For Democracy, Enlist At." The poster shows a color drawing of six Marines loading a deck gun on a U.S. Navy warship. The poster was intended to encourage citizens to enlist in the Marine Corps. The artist's name and date, "L.A. Shafer, 1917," is shown near the lower right corner of the drawing.
Date 1917
People Shafer, Leon A.
Extent of Description 30.125" x 40"
Collection Military
Search Terms World War I
U.S. Marines