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You can help--American Red Cross

You can help--American Red Cross

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Buy wall art of this image titled: You can help--American Red Cross, from the World War I Posters Collection by Second Story Prints. Top quality print reproductions available now!

  • Tags
    • American Red Cross--Recruiting & enlistment--1910-1920.
    • World War, 1914-1918--Recruiting & enlistment--United States.
    • World War, 1914-1918--Social aspects--United States.
    • World War, 1914-1918--Women--United States.
    • Knitting--1910-1920.
  • Notes
    • Caption label from exhibit "World War I ...": Wladyslaw Benda Encourages Home Front Knitting. Wladyslaw Theodore Benda, a leading magazine illustrator, depicted this serene knitter who joins the ranks of the many beautiful women who populated his illustrative work. During World War I, many Americans on the home front did their part for the war effort by knitting. The American Red Cross coordinated much of this work, providing patterns and requesting sweaters, scarves, wristlets (fingerless gloves), and socks. Warm socks were especially important to the soldiers in the trenches. Benda, a naturalized American, was born in Poland in 1873.
    • Title from item.
    • Exhibited: "World War I : American Artists View the Great War" in the Graphic Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May - November 2016.
  • Original Date: 1918
  • Formats: Photomechanical prints--Color--1910-1920.
  • Creators: Benda, Wladyslaw T. (Wladyslaw Theodore), 1873-1948.
  • Original Publisher: 1918
  • Reference #: 2002708897
  • SKU #: 807B833B
  • Part of Collection: World War I Posters
  • Link to original at the Library of Congress: You can help--American Red Cross
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