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Rivets are bayonets poster, 1917

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Rivets are bayonets poster, 1917

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World War I poster entitled, "Rivets are bayonets - Drive them home!" suggests that domestic war work in factories was the equivalent of the work soldiers did on the battlefield.

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  • Title: Rivets are bayonets poster, 1917
  • Creator: United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation
  • Creation Date: circa 1917
  • Subject Date: circa 1917
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 97 cm x 63 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 463 World War I Poster Collection, #802
  • Collection: Works Progress Administration Broadsides Collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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