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Ben Jennings on the San Bernardino shootings – cartoon

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Uncle Sam and Barack Obama

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA > Uncle Sam        UK / USA

 

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https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/05/27/
611683175/parenting-advice-from-uncle-sam

 

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 The Opinion Pages | Campaign Stops        Donald Trump, the Winning Wild Card

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opinion/campaign-stops/donald-trump-the-winning-wild-card.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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September 11, 2016

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Cameron (Cam) Cardow

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21 January 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Uncle Sam Recruiting Poster

 

This version of Uncle Sam

was first published in a popular magazine in 1916

and was adopted as a military recruiting poster

when the United States entered World War I.

 

"The Uncle Sam Wants You" motif

has been used subsequently

to promote every conceivable cause.

 

During the Vietnam War

it became an anti-war poster.

 

James Montgomery Flagg.

New York: Leslie-Judge Co., 191. Color Lithograph.

Prints and Photographs Division,

Library of Congress (77)

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/british/images/77vc.jpg

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/british/britintr.html

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/tr11c.html#wwii

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Montgomery Flagg        1877-1960

 

Perhaps the most famous

image of Uncle Sam

was created by artist

James Montgomery Flagg

(1877-1960).

 

In Flagg’s version,

Uncle Sam wears

a tall top hat and blue jacket

and is pointing straight ahead

at the viewer.

 

During World War I,

this portrait of Sam with the words

“I Want You For The U.S. Army”

was used as a recruiting poster.

 

The image,

which became immensely popular,

was first used on the cover

of Leslie’s Weekly in July 1916

with the title

“What Are You Doing for Preparedness?”

 

The poster was widely distributed

and has subsequently

been re-used numerous times

with different captions.

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/
united-states-nicknamed-uncle-sam

 

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/
united-states-nicknamed-uncle-sam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicago: S. Brainard's Sons, [1898].

Sheet music cover.

Music division, Library of Congress (75A)

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/british/images/75avc.jpg

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/british/britintr.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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