Text: Build a Silo - Save the Corn - The Feed Value of 100 Tons of Silage, Over and Above that Saved by Ordinary Harvesting, is Sufficient to Make Food to Supply 2400 American Soldiers For One Day - Food Production and Conservation Committee - State Council of Defense of Illinois
Text: Keep 'em Going! - "Every Bad order Locomotive is a Prussian soldier. Every live Locomotive is an American soldier. Let us get on top of the Prussian Locomotives and make American soldiers out of them"W. G. McAdoo - Director General of Railroads
Text: Are You Working with Schwab? - Charles M. Schwab - Director General of the Emergency Fleet Corporation - says - "I want everyone in the yards to understand that when we succeed in building these ships, the credit will belong to the men who actually built them. - "I want all the men in the shipyards to feel that they are working with me, not for me." - Issued by Publications Section, Emergency Fleet Corporation, Philadelphia.
Text Excerpt: Farmers! Housewives! Children! - The President of the United States Appeals to You Personally - These extracts from the address of President Wilson should be read carefully by every one who produces or can produce food and by all who consume food: - MY FELLOW COUTRYMEN: The entrance of our own beloved country into the grim and terrible war for democracy and human rights which has shaken the world creates so many problems of natural life and action which call for immediate consideration and settlement that I hope you will permit me to address to you a few words of earnest counsel and appeal with regard to them. … (headers) Abundant Food Supplies Essential … Make Sure of Large Harvests … To Young Men and Boys … To the Farmers of the South … The Government to Cooperate … To the Middlemen .. To Every Household - The supreme test of the nation has come. We must all speak, act, and serve together! - Woodrow Wilson (signed) [Text Excerpted from the "Message to the American People" on April 15, 1917]
Text: Fighting in France for Freedom!--Are YOU Helping at Home? - Wild and enthusiastic times marked the victory day's celebration all over the country. Every city vied in having celebrations on Monday when hostilities ceased and it was one joyful day in every place in the United States. New York was a pandemonium of joy and everybody knows they celebrate with a vengeance. Photograph shows one instance of the crowds which Mayor Hyland addressed. - THE TRAILS OF "OUR BOYS" WON'T CEASE WITH PEACE. - When the fighting ends, American soldiers will have to be kept in France a long time. Without the excitement of battle they'll be more homesick and restless than ever before. An that's why every man and every woman must contribute to the United War Work Fund. - IS ANYTHING TOO MUCH?
Text: New Consecration is the Duty of the Living so that Our Dead Shall Not Have Died in Vain - (center) "To such a task (Victory over German Autocracy and all it represents) we can dedicate our lives and our fortunes, everything that we are and everything that we have, with the pride of those who know that the day has come when America is privileged to shed her blood and her treasure for the principles that gave her birth and happiness and the peace which she has treasured. God helping her, she can do no other." - Woodrow Wilson - (left panel heading) Al Soldier's Farewell - Written on the Even of his Departure … - (right panel heading) A Mother's Comfort - Words of Plato Console Now Whose Son Fell in Battle … - (bottom) "You ask me when peace will come. We went into this war for a great and worthy object. Peace will come when that object has been attained. Before God I hope it may not come until that time." - Abraham Lincoln In Darkest Days of Civil War - Issued by Connecticut State Council of Defense
Text Excerpt: RAISE MORE POULTRY - Our meat supply is short and more poultry will help solve the problem. More poultry means more eggs and poultry meat means a greater food supply. Poultry can be raised at a lower cost and brought to maturity quicker than any other kind of live stock. - On Farms and Back Yards …. More Eggs and Poultry Will Save Beef and Pork - For published information and individual advice on poultry raising write to your County Agent, State Agricultural College, or to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry, Washington, D.C.
Text: REMEMBER THE BOYS IN FRANCE!--WRITE THEM OFTEN - Charlie Brickley Kicks a Goal into J.P. Morgan's Office on Wall Street New York and then Talks for the Fund. New York has adopted spectacular methods for drawing crowds to listen to spell-binders who urge the people to give generously to the War Work Campaign. Photo shows Charles Brickley, former Harvard half back, drop kicking the pigskin over the heads of thousands on Wall Street, thousands of dollars were subscribed. - The U.S. Government and Connecticut State Council of Defense Ask You to Help the Nation by Wise Christmas Shopping - 1. Buy useful articles 2. Pay cash for them 3. Shop early 4. Ship gifts early 5. Shop gifts in small space 6. Deliver gifts yourself when possible - Remember That Liberty Bonds and W.S.S. Make Ideal Presents
Text: REMEMBER THE BOYS IN FRANCE!--WRITE THEM OFTEN - Armistice Results in a Reduction of $1,180,315,000 in Naval Estimates for 1920 Secretary Daniels Reports. However no reduction is made in the estimate of $600,000,000 for a second three years building program of 156 ships including ten super dreadnoughts, six battle cruisers and 140 smaller warships. Photo [signed E. Muller] shows the Minnesota and when the program is carried out the U.S. Navy will be the second largest in the world. - Solf Wants To Separate The Allies; His Whining Notes Must'nt [sic.] Fool You - Germany's recent appeals for mercy were directed at certain sentimental and misguided Americans. Their purpose was to make the Allies wrangle and so allow Germany easy peace terms. Then Germany would be strong enough in a few years to start another war. - We Must Fight This Latest Hun Propaganda