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Object Name Poster
Caption World War I Salvation Army Lassie
Scope & Content World War I poster "Oh, Boy! That's the girl! The Salvation Army Lassie. Keep Her on the Job'". Picture of a woman serving doughnuts to a U.S. soldier. Illustrated by G. M. Richards.
The poster was sponsored by the United War Work Campaign which brought together seven organizations--the YMCA, the YWCA, the American Library Association, the War Camp Community Service, the Knights of Columbus, the Jewish Welfare Board, and the Salvation Army--into one large funding drive charged with raising over $170 million for the war in 1918. It was organized at the request of President Wilson, November 11-18, 1918.
Catalog Number 1988-2437-001
Search Terms Posters
World War I
United War Work Campaign
Salvation Army
Subjects Posters
War posters
World War I