Item: "Do as our Forefathers did in 1776," Enlist

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Record Number: 11348
Folder Number: 133
Date of View: circa 1917
View Format: Print
Dimensions: Dimensions of Image, 41 by 56 cm.
Inscription text: Col. John P.
Dec. 15. 1917
Inscription location: Verso
Image description: World War I-era poster, featuring a recruitment appeal from "the father of our country," George Washington. The poster asks "all brave, healthy, able, bodied, and well disposed young men" to join Washington's troops, "for the defence of the liberties and independence of the United States." A soldier dressed in Revolutionary War-era uniform, demonstrates different drill positions with his musket.