Jobs for Fighters - US Employment World War I Advertising Poster


Genre: World War I
Artist: Gordon Grant
Year Printed: c. WWI
Size: 15 x 22"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Jobs for Fighters. Original post World War 1 vintage poster, linen backed. Artist: Gordon Grant. Printer: United States Department of Labor - United Sates Employment Service. Thomsen-Ellis Co, Baltimore, New York. Jobs for Fighters If you Need a Job If you Need A Man Inform the Official Central Agency The United States Employment Service Bureau for Returning Soldiers and Sailors Walk in Rawls page 275 Printed by the United States Department of Labor -- United States Employment Service. Thomsen-Ellis Co; Baltimore - New York. The image shows a soldier holding his honorable discharge crossing the welcome mat to pass through the door of "Bureau for Returning Soldiers and Sailors The Bureau for Returning Soldiers and Sailors endeavored to match employers with those in need of work after the war, be they former soldiers or war workers. Gordon Grant was a captain in the U.S. Army when he designed this poster. Because of a foot disability, he did not go overseas during the war but served in the Morale Branch of the General Staff in Washington, D.C. Before World War I, Grant worked as a correspondent and illustrator for Harper’s Weekly where he travelled to South Africa to document the Boer War. After World War I, he worked mainly as a marine artist, depicting ships and seafaring scenes. This is an original vintage poster, linen backed, and comes with a .

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