The Girl on the Land Serves the Nation's Need

The Girl on the Land Serves the Nation's Need

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The Girl on the Land Serves the Nation's Need. American World War I poster by artist Edward Penfield for the Y.W.C.A. Land Service Committee. Depicted are four women in uniform walking through a field, carrying tools and a basket of produce while leading a team of horses.
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Object Name
Other Terms
Poster; Army
Date made
1917 - 1921
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
green (overall color)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
orange (overall color)
average spatial: 25 in x 29 15/16 in; 63.5 cm x 75.99934 cm
overall: 25 in x 30 in; 63.5 cm x 76.2 cm
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Credit Line
Gift of Chamberlain Ferry
World War I
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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