War Camp Community Service Posters

[Circa 1918].

Price: $700.00

Unbound. A collection of six color posters measuring 11" x 13½". Slight offsetting on the versos and edgewear else near fine. The posters are numbered beginning with 1-B and continuing through 8-B, apparently missing numbers 6 and 7. A collection of six posters promoting the War Camp Community Service during World War I. Each poster includes a reproduction photograph displaying a theme from the community service campaign. These include “home hospitality,” “giving men in uniform a lift,” “lining up for a bed and a bath for 25 cents in a W.C.C.S. Club and hotel,” “happy recreation,” “a club dinner,” and “writing home.” According to an article in the January 3rd, 1918 issue of *The Journal of Education*: “War Camp Community Service attacks the problem of serving the soldier, sailor, and the marine… First it extends community service in the strict sense of the word. Further, it fosters community hospitality and community recreation. Its administrative tool is community organization, and its certain byproduct, community betterment.”.

Item #448340

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War Camp Community Service Posters
War Camp Community Service Posters
War Camp Community Service Posters
War Camp Community Service Posters
War Camp Community Service Posters
War Camp Community Service Posters
War Camp Community Service Posters