Artifacts

True Sons of Freedom

Title

True Sons of Freedom

Files

Creator Role

creator

Description

A World War I recruiting poster entitled, “True Sons of Freedom.” This print was desigened to recruit African American soldiers. The print depicts African American soldiers fighting German soldiers, while Abraham Lincoln looks on.

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1918

Measurement

24 X 18 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, bottom center: “True Sons of Freedom...”

Work Type

color print

Class

prints

ID

7531

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

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