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    World War I Propaganda (U.S. Railroad Administration, 1918). Poster (20" X 30") "Keep 'Em Going!"
    The image is a caricature of the German Emperor Wilhelm II being hunted by a US locomotive. This was a propaganda poster in support of the US Railroads and the quote was by the Director General of Railroads William G. McAdoo. McAdoo was appointed to the newly created position by President Woodrow Wilson on December 28, 1917, after he decided the government should nationalize the railroads during WWI. The order was issued in February 1918 and was in effect until 1920. No touchup has been applied to this poster, which has an uneven bottom border, most likely from production. Very Fine on Linen.


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