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[WORLD WAR I]. True Blue. [Chicago]: [E.G. Renesch], [1918].

16 x 20 in. chromolithograph (mounted to foam core board). 

Recruitment poster showing a family admiring the portrait of the patriarch in uniform hanging over the mantle. The portrait is festooned with American flags and flanked by portraits of George Washington and Woodrow Wilson, a portrait of Lincoln hangs nearby. Over one million African Americans responded to draft calls, and roughly 370,000 African American men were inducted into the army.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,125
02/18/2021

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