Item: World War I Recruitment Poster

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Record Number: 11345
Folder Number: 133
Date of View: circa 1917
View Format: Print
Dimensions: Dimensions of Image, 20.5 by 28 cm.
Inscription text: Col. John P. Nicholson
Dec. 15. 1917 
Inscription location: Verso
Image description: World War I-era recruitment poster for the United States Army:
"You said you would come when needed
YOU ARE NEEDED NOW."
 The U.S. War Department calls on Philadelphia to provide 3,500 recruits, ages 16-40. The poster lists five army recruiting stations to apply at.