I Want You For U.S. Army
Date: 1917
Medium: Commercial lithograph
Dimensions: 40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
Illustration Citation: World War I United States Army recruiting poster
Credit Line: Found in collection, 2008
Object Number: 2008-6
About: In 1917, the federal government formed the Division of Pictorial Publicity and invited well-known illustrators such as James Montgomery Flagg to design posters for the war effort. The result was imagery devised to capture the eye and engage the emotions.This poster bears the stamp of a Wilmington, Delaware, recruiting station.
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