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: 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
sticker on wooden frame - Catherine Viviano Gallery, 42 East 57th Street, New York 22, N.Y.; Artist: Kay Sage; Title: Bounded on the West by the Land Under Water; Date: 1946; Medium: oil on canvas; Size: 28 x 26 inches
In pencil on wood frame - Bounded on the West by the Land Under Water, 1946, Kay Sage, Woodbury, Conn. 1963/2.1
Four spare industrial structures rise at different angles into an empty landscape. On the viewer's right, a scaffolding rises from the lower corner and angles to the left. On the left, another scaffold structure runs from the bottom corner along the left edge. In the middle, a building-like structure rises from the bottom of the composition and leans into the visual space, resting on a long rectangular solid that is draped with a cloth.
An expansive, lonely, empty space is occupied only by the spare presence of scaffolds and buildings whose physical structures do not quite make logical sense. The image expresses the melancholy, desolateness, and crazy logic potential in human-made landscapes, like industrial sites and cities.