1918. Unknown Photographer. “The announcing of the armistice on November 11, 1918, was the occasion for a monster celebration in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thousands massed on all sides of the replica of the Statue of Liberty on Broad Street, and cheered unceasingly. Philadelphia Public Ledger.”

From the US National Archives.


1918. Poster by Vincent Lynel. “‘Ammunition!’ And remember–Bonds buy Bullets!’ A soldier operating a machine gun holds a hand out towards the viewer. The captions encourage Americans to buy Liberty Bonds, used by the American government to fund World War I.”

From the Library Company of Philadelphia.