Over the top for you-Buy U.S. gov't bonds, World War I poster, 1918

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Over the top for you-Buy U.S. gov't bonds, World War I poster, 1918

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Description

World War I poster entitled, "Over the top for you - buy U.S. gov't bonds, Third Liberty Loan," suggests the sacrifices American soldiers were making as it urged financial sacrifice of civilians.

The phrase "Over the Top" was used throughout the war to describe soldiers going up 'over the top' of the trenches to charge the enemy.

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About This Item

  • Title: Over the top for you-Buy U.S. gov't bonds, World War I poster, 1918
  • Creator: Riesenberg, Sidney H.
  • Creation Date: circa 1918
  • Subject Date: circa 1918
  • Media: Ink on paper, lithograph, poster
  • Dimensions: 76 cm x 50 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 463, World War I Poster collection, #820
  • Collection: Works Progress Administration Broadsides Collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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