"Red Cross Serves Humanity" poster

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Title

"Red Cross Serves Humanity" poster

Description

World War I-era American Red Cross recruitment poster. Poster depicts a Red Cross nurse seated at a desk, with her left arm raised, palm facing forward, and right hand holding pen as if writing. She is wearing a white nurse hat with red cross, white nurse uniform, and navy cape billowing out so it shows red lining. Above nurse, text reads "Join / now!" and large red cross to her right. Below her, as if written on a large piece of paper, text reads "The Red Cross / serves humanity".

Creator

Anderson, C. W.

Publisher

American Red Cross

Date

ca. 1918

Rights

Used courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, WWI Posters. Please contact library for rights information.

Identifier

Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, WWI Posters, LC-USZC4-7776

Original Format

Poster
Photomechanical print

Source

Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, WWI Posters