WWI Enlist Today Broadside
WWI - Texas and New Mexico - U.S. Army Recruitment Broadside. ENLIST TODAY FOR ONE YEAR. U.S. ARMY. ALL BRANCHES OPEN. Infantry, Cavalry, Field Artillery, Coast Artillery, Engineers Corps, Quartermaster Corps, Medical Dept., Motor Transport Corps, Air Service, Tank Corps, Signal Corps. Enlistments are for 1 and 3 years. Men with former service may enlist for 1 year, others 3 years. No Reserve. Men between ages 18 and 40 wanted. Apply Army Recruiting Station. 218 W, Franklin St., El Paso, Texas or Albuquerque, N.M. - Tucumcari, N.M. - Pecos, Tex. San Angelo, Tex. - Amarillo, Tex. - Sweetwater, Tex. Open Day - Night - Sundays. The piece was printed by Ellis Print on 11” x 7” heavier off-white stock. There is a note written in ink on the back, “This was posted up, May 19, 1919. Months after warfare ceased!!”. World War I officially ended on November 11, 1918 with the signing of the armistice. Round holes have been punched in at all four corners for pinning up the announcement; the corner near the lower right hole has a tear where the piece was pulled down from where it was posted. Scarce piece of WWI regional military history. Vg condition.
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