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Exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

To All Aliens. New York: Mayor's Committee on National Defense. Committee on Aliens, 1917. Lithograph. Print and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (076.00.00)
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Path to Citizenship

This 1917 poster urged immigrants to seek information about learning English and becoming U.S. citizens. The poster's text repeats in English, German, Hungarian, Czech, Hebrew, and Italian: "If the war has affected your living or working conditions, if you want to learn the American language and become a citizen, if you wish employment, advice, or information, without charge, apply."

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