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Military poster promoting work of stevedores

1918

National WWI Museum and Memorial

National WWI Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, United States

Printed by the U.S. Military for a competition.

During World War I, thousands of African American men answered their country's call and joined the armed services. Though segregation policies at the time followed them into the military, the service of African Americans during the war broke barriers and challenged the heart of racist policies in the military and beyond.

Details

  • Title: Military poster promoting work of stevedores
  • Date Created: 1918
  • Location: St. Nazaire, France
  • Subject Keywords: World War I

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