The “Your Duty – Buy United States Government Bonds – 2nd Liberty Loan of 1917” poster was used during World War 1 to encourage the sale of War Bonds in the U.S.A..
War bonds were key part of funding the U.S. war effort during World War 1. These bonds were sold by the U.S. Treasury to citizens to help pay for guns and equipment to fund those on the frontline. Posters and other forms of propaganda was developed to help encourage the sale of these bonds.
You can learn more about war bonds and they role they played not only in the U.S. but also in other countries around the world through this article. This poster is part of our war bond posters collection.