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A proclamation / by the president and supreme executive council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ; John Dickinson.

A proclamation by the President and Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, on November 20, 1782, declaring Sunday to be the Lord's Day.
Date: November 20, 1782
Creator: Pennsylvania. Governor (1782-1785 : Dickinson)
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Theatre Royal Playbill]

One-page announcement of plays to be performed January 25, 1798 at the Drury Lane Theatre, London. The first advertisement reads: "Never Acted. Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane. This present Thursday January 25, 1798, Their Majesties Servants will perform a New Comedy in Five acts called Knave or Not" (followed by a list of actors), "To which will be added (8th time) a new Grand Dramatick Romance called Blue-Beard; Or, Female Curiosity! The Scenery, Machinery, Dresses, and Decorations, entirely new." (followed by a list of additional actors, composers, and other contributors). A note at the bottom of the page says, "From the most unbounded and universal approbation, with which the new Dramatick Romance of Blue-Beard; Or, Female Curiosity! is receiv-ed, the fame will be repeated every evening till further notice. Ladies and Gentlemen who have been disappointed of Places for the New Drama of The Castle-Spectre, are respectfully informed, that the same will be repeated for the 23rd. time on Monday next."
Date: 1798
Creator: Drury Lane Theatre.
System: The UNT Digital Library

"To Arms! To Arms! Volunteers for the Mexican War!"

Broadside recruiting soldiers for the Mexican War, asking for 12-month volunteers.
Date: December 5, 1846
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History

Broadside issued by the Texas State Attorney General

Concerning the Peters Colony and the Interpretation of Land Laws; issued by Ebenezer Allen from the Attorney General's Office
Date: June 3, 1852
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History

[Election poster for the first Texas City election in 1911]

A photographic reproduction of a campaign poster for the first city elections for the city of Texas City, held on Saturday, September 16, 1911. The poster reads as follows " Vote for W. P. Tarpey for mayor H. M. Coats and F. B. Davison for commissioners for a greater Texas City and a square deal for all Election Saturday, September 16th, 1911". At the bottom of the poster is printed "Fred F. Hunter, Printer, Galveston." The poster has no graphic decoration or color, and is printed in black and white letters.
Date: September 16, 1911
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History

Be patriotic: sign your country's pledge to save the food.

Color poster of a woman with her hands extended toward the viewer. She is wearing an dress that appears to be made from a draped U.S. flag, and a cap of a stars-and-stripes motif.
Date: 1917
Creator: Stahr, Paul, 1883-1953
System: The UNT Digital Library

Buy bonds : Third Liberty Loan

Window decal advertising the Third Liberty Loan.
Date: 1917
Creator: United States. Department of the Treasury. Publicity Bureau.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Eat more corn, oats and rye products-- ... : eat less wheat, meat, sugar and fats, to save for the Army and our allies.

Color poster depicts a variety of foods on a table: a whole fish on a plate, a bowl of fruit, vegetables, a basket of corn, poultry, and a loaf of bread. The table is brown and the poster background is green.
Date: 1917
Creator: Britton, L. N.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Fight or buy bonds : Third Liberty Loan.

Color poster depicts a woman dressed in a white gown and holding a U.S. flag in the air. Troops march in the background, also carrying a U.S. flag.
Date: 1917~
Creator: Christy, Howard Chandler, 1873-1952
System: The UNT Digital Library

"Good bye, Dad, I'm off to fight for Old Glory, you buy U.S. gov't bonds" : Third Liberty Loan.

Color illustration of a young man, in uniform holding a rifle, shaking the hand of an elderly man with white hair and beard wearing matching gray pants and vest and a white shirt with a bow tie. There is a landscape of farms in the distance. There is a blue border around the picture.
Date: 1917~
Creator: Harris, Lawrence S.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Ring it again : buy U.S. gov't bonds : Third Liberty Loan.

A crowd of American colonial-era people point at the Liberty Bell ringing out from the tower of Philadelphia's Independence Hall. In the upper left area of the poster is a large close-up picture of the Liberty Bell.
Date: 1917
Creator: unknown
System: The UNT Digital Library

Save a loaf a week: help win the war.

Illustration in orange and black tones. A hand uses a knife to cut a loaf of bread.
Date: 1917
Creator: Cooper, F. G., b. 1883
System: The UNT Digital Library

Save--buy--for victory, W.S.S. for sale here : war savings stamps issued by the United States Government

All-text poster promotes purchase of war savings stamps.
Date: 1917
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Treasury. National War Savings Committee.
System: The UNT Digital Library

[United War-Work Campaign]

Poster encouraging the public to aid the United States Army.
Date: 1917/1919
Creator: Salvation Army
System: The UNT Digital Library

Why is it necessary to eat less meat and less wheat bread?

All-lettered poster has a two-column article with lengthy text, explaining the need to conserve meat, wheat, fats, sugar, and coal.
Date: 1917
Creator: United States Food Administration
System: The UNT Digital Library

Your war savings pledge : Our boys make good their pledge--Are you keeping yours?

Poster showing Uncle Sam with a soldier and a man purchasing War Savings Stamps.
Date: 1917
Creator: unknown
System: The UNT Digital Library

1778-1783. America owes France the most unalterable gratitude : 1917- -- . French Comrade your children shall be as our children.

Black and white drawing of a soldier saluting the grave of another soldier. A weeping boy and a girl kneeling in prayer are at his sides. In the sky to the upper right there is a faint drawing of a row of soldiers standing guard and a commander on horseback.
Date: 1918
Creator: Jonas, Lucien, 1880-1947.
System: The UNT Digital Library

American Library Association, Library War Service

Poster showing numerous scenes of activities sponsored by the American Library Association Library War Service, including interiors and exteriors of facilities, and military personnel reading and studying.
Date: 1918
Creator: American Library Association.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Beat back the Hun with Liberty Bonds

Poster depicts a German solider with blood-stained fingers and bayonet.
Date: 1918
Creator: Strothmann, F. (Frederick), b. 1872.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Building for health : Bureau of Social Education, Y.W.C.A.

Color poster of a woman holding an infant. The woman has dark hair worn in a bun, and wears a long yellow dress. In the background is a blue inverted triangle (YWCA symbol) with a caduceus (medical symbol) and book.
Date: 1918
Creator: Page, Marie Danforth, 1869-1940.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Buy Liberty Bonds.

Color poster with picture frame drawn as border. Profile of a bust of Abraham Lincoln is in center.
Date: 1918
Creator: United States. Department of the Treasury. Publicity Bureau.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Cardinal Mercier has appealed to the Food Administration for more food for starving millions.

A color image of Cardinal Mercier's head and shoulders is centered on the top half of the poster. He has gray hair and blue eyes, and wears a red garment with a white collar. The bottom half of the poster is all text.
Date: 1918
Creator: Illian, George, 1894-1932
System: The UNT Digital Library

Feed a fighter : eat only what you need-- waste nothing-- that he and his family may have enough.

Charcoal drawing of a soldier sitting in a trench, drinking out of a cup. Other soldiers can be seen in the background. At the top right corner of the poster is the round seal of the U.S. Food Administration (shield with flag motif surrounded by wheat stalks).
Date: 1918
Creator: Morgan, Wallace.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Food will win the war : you came here seeking freedom, you must now help to preserve it : wheat is needed for the Allies, waste nothing.

Color poster of people standing on a boat or shoreline near the sea. They appear to be European immigrants. In the foreground, a man appears to be pleading with a woman holding a basket of food. In the background can be seen part of a large ship, the Statue of Liberty, and a rainbow stretching across the New York skyline. A man waves his cap in that direction.
Date: 1918
Creator: Chambers, Charles Edward, ca. 1883-1941.
System: The UNT Digital Library