"Uncle Sam" Army recruitment poster from World War I. J. M. Flagg's design, based off of an earlier British war poster and using his own face for reference, became the iconic image of Uncle Sam in the United States.

Issuing Agency: U.S. Army
Medium: Lithograph

Inscription: I Want You / For U.S. Army / Nearest Recruiting Station

1920.1.82b / AM-E2-4


  • Title: I Want You For U.S. Army - WWI Poster
  • Creator: James Montgomery Flagg
  • Date Created: 1917
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
  • Physical Dimensions: 39.75 x 25.5 inches (102.9 x 64.7 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: World War I

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