Creator W. B. King. American Red Cross. Second War Fund. 1917
Fundraising poster for the Red Cross.
Written by Linda Artlip Weinstein
VILLISCA GIRL IN POSTER—Effie Kelley Vliet, a Villisca girl who attended Villisca High School with the Class of 1908, was the model for one of the Red Cross’ most successful fund-raising WWI posters. 123 more words
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I’m researching The Great War for my current work in progress: a historical novel set partially during that time. To write the period accurately, I’ve been reading and studying the war and the surrounding events.
1918 – World War I
To supply the normalities of life to nearly one hundred thousand young men in the various fields, schools and camps surrounding San Antonio, and to provide a club and meeting place of the soldiers and citizens of the city there is being erected a magnificent community clubhouse in the rear of the Alamo on the old Gallagher property. 86 more words