World War 1 Poster


This Site:

Uncle Sam

Uncle Sam Cartoons

Uncle Sam Posters

Uncle Sam Pictures

Johnny Rebel

John Bull

Brother Jonathan


Civil War

Republic of Texas

Mexican War

Western Art

American Indians

Mathew Brady

Thomas Nast

Winslow Homer

Uncle Sam Recruiting Poster

Uncle Sam World War 1 Recruiting Poster

[More Uncle Pictures]

This is perhaps the most famous and enduring image of Uncle Sam.  It was created by James Montgomery Flagg, but was definitely influenced by earlier work by Thomas Nast. The artwork was created in 1917 as a recruiting poster for the U.S. Army. At the time, the US Army was in need of more troops to help fight World War I.


Site Copyright 2003-2018 Son of the South.  For Questions or comments, contact

privacy policy