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World War I Posters

Identifier: UA 0038
  • Not requestable

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content

The collection is comprised of two posters related to World War I. “Stars and Stripes Forever” contains the images of George Washington, Woodrow Wilson, and Abraham Lincoln. “Enlist Young Women Now! Your Country and Your State Call You! Great Need for More Trained Teachers,” advertises the State Normal School for women at Harrisonburg, and contains a quote by U.S. Commissioner of Education, Dr. P.P. Claxton.


  • circa 1917

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of James Madison University is retained by James Madison University. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. For more information, contact the Special Collections Reference Desk (


0.38 cubic feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



The collection is comprised of two World War I posters used at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg, ca. 1917: “Stars and Stripes Forever,” and a poster advertising enrollment to the State Normal School for Women in order to support the war effort.


Posters are housed in a folder.

Acquisition Information

Posters were in the cage at the time of founding. Posters were originally folded and stored with the Lanier, Lee and YMCA bound posters, in collections UA 0026, UA 0027, and UA 0028, respectively.

A Guide to the World War I Posters, circa 1917
Sarah Roth-Mullet
March 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the James Madison University Libraries Special Collections Repository

820 Madison Drive
MSC 1706
Harrisonburg Virginia 22807
(540) 568-3612