World War I Poster, "Woman's Land Army of America," 1918

Summary

After the United States entered World War I in 1917, Americans worried about labor and food shortages as a result of men going off to fight. Organizations like the Women's Land Army and the Women's National Farm and Garden Association recruited and trained women to perform agricultural work across the country.

After the United States entered World War I in 1917, Americans worried about labor and food shortages as a result of men going off to fight. Organizations like the Women's Land Army and the Women's National Farm and Garden Association recruited and trained women to perform agricultural work across the country.

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

1918

Subject Date

1918

Creators

Paus, Herbert Andrew, 1880-1946 

Women's Land Army of America 

Creator Notes

Original artwork by Herbert Andrew Paus; published by the Women’s Land Army of America.

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

91.0.93.29

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Lithography

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 30 in

Width: 20 in

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