Photo, Print, Drawing World War - in the service of the nation / Dan Smith.

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Title
World War - in the service of the nation / Dan Smith.
Summary
Commemorative allegorical print showing Columbia seated on pedestal, wearing a Phrygian cap, with an American flag, eagle with wings spread, and a scene showing American soldiers shooting a machine gun. Printed below the image is a certificate, "In the serivce of the nation", for a soldier's record of service, followed by an excerpt from President Woodrow Wilson's Dec. 4, 1917 speech before congress. Also shows emblems of various military service units and the flags of several nations.
Contributor Names
Smith, Dan, 1865-1934, artist
Created / Published
[ca. 1919]
Subject Headings
-  Wilson, Woodrow,--1856-1924--Quotations
-  African Americans--Military service--1910-1920
-  World War, 1914-1918--Military personnel--American
-  Columbia (Symbolic character)--1910-1920
-  Flags--1910-1920
Format Headings
Allegorical prints--1910-1920.
Certificates--1910-1920.
Offset photomechanical prints--Color--1910-1920.
Photographic postcards--1910-1920.
Portrait photographs--1910-1920.
Genre
Allegorical prints--1910-1920
Certificates--1910-1920
Portrait photographs--1910-1920
Photographic postcards--1910-1920
Offset photomechanical prints--Color--1910-1920
Notes
-  Title from item.
-  Signed "Dan Smith" center right.
-  Gladstone's inventory code and notes: M67; World War I; engineering soldier.
-  Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.279).
-  General information about the Gladstone collection is available at, http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.pnp/pp.gld
-  Includes an insert of a photograph of an unidentified African American soldier, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing uniform indicating service as an engineer.
-  Exhibited: "Echoes of the Great War : American Experiences of WW I" in the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., April - Nov. 2017.
Medium
1 photomechanical print : offset, color ; 52 x 42 cm.
1 photographic print on postcard mount ; approx. 12 x 9 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 14024, no. 73 [P&P]
Source Collection
Photographs, prints, and ephemera from the Gladstone collection
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
ppmsca 11416 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.11416
cph 3c32216 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c32216
Library of Congress Control Number
2002719506
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-ppmsca-11416 (digital file from original item) LC-USZ62-132216 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Access Advisory
Use digital images. Original served only by appointment because material requires special handling. For more information see, http://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/rr/print/info/617_apptonly.html
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Description
Commemorative allegorical print showing Columbia seated on pedestal, wearing a Phrygian cap, with an American flag, eagle with wings spread, and a scene showing American soldiers shooting a machine gun. Printed below the image is a certificate, "In the serivce of the nation", for a soldier's record of service, followed by an excerpt from President Woodrow Wilson's Dec. 4, 1917 speech before congress. Also shows emblems of various military service units and the flags of several nations.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2002719506
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Smith, Dan, Artist. World War - in the service of the nation / Dan Smith. , ca. 1919. Photograph. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2002719506/.

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Smith, D. (ca. 1919) World War - in the service of the nation / Dan Smith. , ca. 1919. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2002719506/.

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Smith, Dan, Artist. World War - in the service of the nation / Dan Smith. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2002719506/>.