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  1. French World War I Posters
    Collection

    This collection is comprised of 105 digitized posters published in France during the First World War. The selected posters represent a time of national volatility and a visual culture of lithography, illustrations, earlier posters and paintings.
  2. Pour le retour
    Image

    African mothers and children wave as a ship enters the harbor.
  3. Avec des assassins
    Image

    Text only.
  4. Affiche Composée par les enfants
    Image

    Wheat stalks decorate the left and right edges of this notice. This broadside accompanied 13 other posters in folder 5.
  5. Tout l'acier et le charbon pour nos usines.
    Image

    Black smoke pours out of three brick smokestacks.
  6. No title[Winged Republic/victory on deep blue background]
    Image

    A winged green woman holds an olive branch up to the light in front of a blue background.
  7. Send her along; Envoyons de l'avant
    Audio

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  8. It's the Oars; C'est l'aviron
    Audio

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  9. Lark; Alouette
    Audio

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  10. My Blackbird; Mon Merle
    Audio

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  11. A-rolling my ball; En roulant ma boule
    Audio

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  12. On the Way to Paris; Passant par Paris
    Audio

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  13. Empire de Maroc
    Image | 1867

  14. Tunis and Tripoli
    Image | 1867

  15. Souscrivez pour hater la paix par la victoire
    Image | 1917

    The spirit of victory defends a mother and her infant.
  16. Vous aussi faites votre devoir: avec toutes vos ressources Souscrivez a l'emprunt
    Image

    A woman holds a gun and a baby as she watches a soldier plow the field.
  17. La souscription va être close le 16
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    Three soldiers stand in a trench. Two point at the text above and below them.
  18. Eux aussi! Font leur devoir
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    A wounded soldier points to a group of people lined up at a window labeled "Caisse."
  19. Français souscrivez au Deuxiéme Emprunt
    Image | 1916

    Flags reading "Honneur et Patrie" fly above the text, while bundled spears frame it on the sides, and a bucolic French landscape is below it.
  20. Faisons tous notre devoir
    Image

    On the left side of the poster a soldier stands on a battlefield. On the right side, a couple gives money to the war effort.
  21. Journée du Puy de Dome. Paquetage du Soldat 23 Janvier 1916
    Image | 1916

    Two young people carry a package through the snow.
  22. Journée de l'Herault 15 Octobre 1916
    Image | 1916

    Bacchus sits on top of a wine cask and threatens a German soldier with a flower. The German soldier spills beer out of a stein, while a French soldier behind the cask holds a glass of wine. A fox runs under the German’s boot.
  23. Le retour au foyer
    Image | 1917

    Two wide-eyed children, a girl and a boy holding a cat, stand in front of a ruined home.
  24. L'emprunt de la Libération
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    Kaiser Wilhelm II walks with bowed head and broken sword. Behind him, the flags of the allied nations press him forward.
  25. Pour le dernier quart d’heure…aidez-moi!..
    Image

    French soldiers march across a cratered field as officers watch.
  26. Pour la Patrie
    Image

    Algerians and Tunisians on horseback charge into battle.