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Royalty-free black and white americana stock photo of Uncle Sam standing beside the American Flag, 1898.
Photograph of a Chinese soldier with a rifle strapped on his shoulder, with pigtail "servitude" cut off, handing it to Uncle Sam, who has a long pigtail "partisian politics" and scissors "enlightenment" in 1912.
Photograph of two Uncle Sams, one Uncle Sam as a well-dressed stalwart figure wearing striped pants and a waistcoat covered with stars, carrying a tall hat at his side. The Uncle Sam in the background is emaciated, shabby, and dejected. "Lest we forget" is the refrain in Rudyard Kipling’s poem, Recessional, published in 1897 at the height of the British empire. In the poem, Kipling warns against the perils of pride and the impermanence of power. The United States emerged from the Spanish American war in 1899 as a quasi-imperial power. The cartoonist may be cautioning the nation to remember its humble beginnings, 1893.
Photograph of Uncle Sam in a blue jacket and stiped pants, leaning over a desk and lecturing 4 children (Philippines, Hawaii, Porto Rico and Cuba) in front of children holding books (various U.S. states). There is an American Indian in the background, holding a book upside down and a Chinese boy at door, 1899.
Photo of Uncle Sam and a Chinese man connected to a large firecracker. Joined together. Sam and John, "the Siamese twins" of the Fourth of July, 1913.
Photo of a caricature of Uncle Sam and 8 men dancing at the end of the Chicago World’s Fair, 1893. The eight men represent other countries.
Photo of the vingage "I Want You For The US Army" Uncle Sam recuiting poster created by James Montgomery Flagg in 1917, showing Uncle Sam in his star hat, pointing outwards at the viewer.
Vintage military photo of Uncle Sam in the sky, holding a waving American flag and pointing his finger, above fighting troops, with airplanes flying overhead, c 1942.
Vintage photo of a young caucasian woman named Golden Eyes dressed in a khaki dress, a red white and blue sash, black cape and a cap, one arm in the air, standing with a collie dog named Uncle Sam who holds a "Liberty bond" on his collar, a nude kewpie-like figure bangs a drum lower left. Their act of patriotism supported American soldiers during World War I. C 1918.
Cartoon image of Uncle Sam waiting for ripening apples "Cuba," "Hawaii," and "Canada" to drop into his basket that already contains other apples "Louisiana," "Florida," "Texas," "Alaska," and "California."
Image of cupid standing by Uncle Sam, who is seated on steps, next to an equestrian statue of Ulysses S. Grant, Grant walking, followed by George M. Robeson, Murphy, Orville E. Babcock, William W. Belknap, Shepherd, Williams, and William A. Richardson, as dogs.
Stock photograph of Uncle Sam pointing merged over assault amphibious vehicles driven by U.S. Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit make their way towards the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) in the Gulf of Thailand May 17th 2006, while participating in Cobra Gold 2006, a combined annual joint training exercise between the United States, Thailand, Japan, Singapore, and Indonesia.
Stock photograph of Uncle Sam pointing, merged over soldiers from the U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Camp Atterbury, Ind., and members of the Indiana Army National Guard wave American flags as they are recognized at the first round playoff game between the Indianapolis Colts and Kansas City Chiefs in the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Ind., on Jan. 6, 2007. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Russell Lee Klika, U.S. Army.
Vintage stock image of Uncle Sam merged with Rosie the riveter. Uncle Sam is pointing outwards, the famous image of the "I want you" posters. Rosie is flexing her muscles, just like the famous "We can do it" poster.
Stock image of Uncle Sam wearing the starred hat and pointing his finger.
Black and white William Allen Rogers image of Thomas Brackett Reed as a boy, crying to Uncle Sam, with another boy pulling small wagon "pig iron, Kelley," while President Grover Cleveland trims "tariff, the protection hedge" to reduce the "surplus" Harper's weekly, August 4th 1888, page 568.
Black and white Kurz & Allison image of Uncle Sam standing with large shields on which are portraits of Grover Cleveland and A.G. Thurman. Includes Democratic party platform, a cameo portrait of Thomas Jefferson, and a dock scene with ship and railroad.
Vintage James Montgomery Flagg recruiting image of Uncle Sam pointing. This image has had a flood effect added, showing Uncle Sam's reflection.
Harpers Weekly image of Uncle Sam leaning on bar "For shattered constitutions" and offering Andrew Johnson a glass of medicine.
Black and white image issued in the wake of Lincoln's assassination in April 1865, the print conveys some of the Northern hostility toward the conspirators, whom the public associated with former president of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis. Uncle Sam or Brother Jonathan stands before a cage in which a hyena with the bonneted head of Jefferson Davis claws at a skull. Davis's neck is in a noose, which will begin to tighten as a man at right turns the crank of a gallows. The bonnet on Davis's head alludes to the circumstances of his recent capture. Below, a man grinds out the song "Yankee Doodle" on a hand organ. Above, the Lincoln conspirators are portrayed as "Gallow's Bird's," with their heads in nooses. From left to right they are: Michael O'Laughlin, David Herold, George Atzerodt, Lewis Paine, Mary Elizabeth Surratt, Samuel Arnold, Edman Spangler, and Dr. Samuel Mudd. Uncle Sam points his stick at a skull "Booth," on which sits a black crow. Booth had committed suicide on April 26, 1865.
Vintage war image of Uncle Sam, a man "Wage Payer," and a man "Wage Earner" astride a missile "Industrial Co-operation," with an eagle carrying a "Victory" banner above. A tiny bird comments, "This shot will win the war!"
Vintage image of Uncle Sam firing a cannon "American industry," which is shooting supplies and munitions to "The Allies" on a distant shore. "Wage earner" and "Wage payer" look on. The text reads: The biggest gun in the war for democracy. In War - Industrial peace will prove more profitable than strife. In Peace - Industrial strife will prove a loss to wage payers, wage earners and the community which permits it. In time of war prepare for peace.
Vintage image of Uncle Sam driving a wagon of supplies and munitions, "American Industry," drawn by two horses "Wage Earner" and Wage Payer." A tiny bird comments, "He had no use for a whip." The text reads: Team work will win the war! Every loyal worker is a soldier in a uniform of overalls. Every local employer is an officer in our industrial army. Co-operation is the harness by which our muscle, brain and money will. Drive America to victory!
Vintage war poster image of Uncle Sam in a coat labelled "Liberty Bond" punching the Kaiser.
Vintage black and white Charles Dana Gibson Navy recruiting image of a young man holding hand of his mother, who is shaking hand of Uncle Sam.
Nell Brinkley image of a World War I drawing showing a shower of lovely girls floating down around Uncle Sam to offer their services for work in Washington. On the side, however, three girls show the problems they are encountering. One sleeps in a chair; one encounters a sign reading "Apartments, No Dogs, Children or Girls"; and one sleeps against a lamp post. Nell Brinkley's delicate drawings of girls with masses of curly hair made her one of the most widely published illustrators of the early years of the century, but she frequently focused on the problems confronting working women. Girls flocked to Washington during the first World War to support the war effort, but they found a housing shortage and landlords reluctant to rent to them.
Vintage black and white James Montgomery Flagg image in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, February 15th 1917, page 173 showing Uncle Sam pointing his finger. The text reads "The nation's crisis - in photographs. I want You."
Vintage Maginel Wright Barney image of Uncle Sam playing a fife, leading a group of children carrying farm implements. The text reads: Follow the Pied Piper. Join the United States School Garden Army.
Image of a puppy "Tariff Reform Law" wearing a big bow and wagging his tail as he sits before a little boy "Business", Uncle Sam tells the boy "Don't be afraid of him, son!!"; President Wilson pushed through Congress the Underwood Tariff in 1913.
Vintage Charles Dana Gibson Navy recruiting image of a young man holding hand of his mother, who is shaking hand of Uncle Sam.
Vintage Colonial Press image of Uncle Sam at a cash register. The text reads: The Liberty Loan is the cash register of patriotism. Has Uncle Sam rung up your bond purchase yet? Banks will receive you subscriptions $50 to $100,000. You can arrange for purchase on a little-payment-monthly plan if desired.
Vintage black and white Dan Sayre Groesbeck image of Uncle Sam gesturing towards troops, ships, and planes around the Statue of Liberty.
James Montgomery Flagg vintage war image of Uncle Sam, standing half length, hands on hips, looking stern. The text reads: I am telling you. On june 28th I expect you to enlist in the army of war savers to back up my army of fighters. W.S.S. Enlistment.
James Montgomery Flagg vintage war image of Uncle Sam arm-in-arm with Britannia, accompanied by a lion and an eagle. The text reads: Side by side - Britannia! Britain's Day Dec. 7th 1918 - Mass meeting.
Vintage image of Uncle Sam and a farmer with ears of corn. The text reads: Save seed corn now! An alarming shortage exists! The quality is poor. The situation is every-where the same - very little seed can be purchased. 1. Save every good ear. 2. Test each ear. 3. Cure in a dry place. 4. Plant seed grown near home. 5. Save your surplus.
Vintage image of Uncle Sam directing a man to the Army Recruiting Office. The text reads: The new education. United States Recruiting Office. There's the world before you, young man! Do you want to see it? Learn a trade and live a strong healthy life? If so enlist and be happy - you can't beat this! There are tags on the globe for Alaska, Siberia, China, Panama, Philippines, France and the Rhine. There is a list of skilled trades that lists: Land surveying, auto repairing, telephone repairing, road construction, wireless telegraphy, tailoring, telegraphy, switch board installation, motor mechanics, cabling, carpentry, photography, electrical work, lithography, searchlight operation, drafting, masonry, radio, airplain mechanics and a great many others. There is a sign that reads: The service you like best, infantry, cavalry, field artillery, engineers, coast artillery, signal corps, air service, balloon corps, ordinance department, tank corps, medical department, veterinary corps, construction div, quartermaster corps. There is also a sign that reads: You get food, clothing, living quarters, medical attention, dental attention, base ball, foot ball, movies-theatre, FREE! There is a sack of money that reads: $30.00 per month. Can you make this while learning any other trade?
Vintage image of Uncle Sam in a quartermaster's uniform.
Vintage war poster showing Uncle Sam selling Liberty bonds to a long line of diverse citizens, including a woman holding a book, "Study of English."
Vintage James Montgomery Flagg recruiting image of Uncle Sam pointing. The text reads: I want YOU for US Army. This version has a little extra blue toning to it.
Vintage F. Sindelar image of Uncle Sam taking hold of a man's muscular arm as the man shovels coal into a furnace. The text reads: Uncle Sam Needs That Extra Shovelful. Help Uncle Sam win the war by following these directions: 1. Fire small amounts of coal often. 2. Keep fuel bed even by putting coal on thin spots. Avoid raking and slicing. 3. Keep fuel bed about six inches thick. 3. Look out for air leaks in brickwoork. 5. Increase or decrease steam pressure by opening or closing draft damper in uptake. 6. Clean fires when the demand for steam is small, and while cleaning have the draft damper partly closed.
Uncle Sam and Father Knickerbocker greeting a Belgian man in a plumed hat. All three men bear rifles and swords. In the background are the American flag and two others, one of which is probably intended to be the flag of Belgium.
Vintage image of Uncle Sam against a backdrop of military troops and the American flag, offering a rifle. The text reads: Don't wait for the draft, VOLUNTEER.
Vintage recruiting image of Uncle Sam brandishing a quill pen before a cheering crowd. The text reads: Register June 5th. "A great day of patriotic devotion and obligation." - Woodrow Wilson.
James Montgomery Flagg vintage war image of Uncle Sam, standing half length, hands on hips, looking stern. The text reads: I am telling you. On june 28th I expect you to enlist in the army of war savers to back up my army of fighters. W.S.S. Enlistment.
Vintage Dan Sayre Groesbeck image of Uncle Sam gesturing towards troops, ships, and planes around the Statue of Liberty.
Vintage image of a monumental Uncle Sam seated, with citizens offering money on the left, and military personnel on the right. The text reads: Uncle Sam needs money as well as men. Join the liberty loan partial payment plan. All bonds bear 3.5 percent interest and are the safest investment in the world. Become an investor and help your country fight! Liberty loan partial payment plan now open for membership at any bank.
Vintage James Montgomery Flagg image of Uncle Sam pointing. The text reads: First call - I need you in the Navy this minute! Our country will always be proudest of those who answered the FIRST CALL.
Vintage James Montgomery Flagg recruiting image of Uncle Sam pointing. The text reads: I want YOU for US Army.
Vintage image of Uncle Sam grasping a man's lapel. Below is button Get behind the government, Liberty Loan of 1917. This includes 3 separate images. The top image shows a sailor and a soldier. The text reads: Shall we be more tender with our dollars than with the lives of our sons? Buy a liberty bond. We depend on you. The middle part shows Uncle Sam holding a sign that says: You buy a LIberty Bond to-day. I'll do the rest. Only buyers of liberty bonds wear this button. The bottom part shows Uncle Sam on the left, facing a man. The text reads: Where's your liberty bond button? Your money must win the war.
Vintage image of Uncle Sam turning a clock to Daylight Savings time as a clock-headed figure throws his hat in the air. The clock face of the figure reads "One hour of extra daylight."
Vintage black and white James Montgomery Flagg recruiting image of Uncle Sam pointing. The text reads: I want YOU for US Army.
Vintage James Montgomery Flagg image of Uncle Sam pointing. The text reads: First call - I need you in the Navy this minute! Our country will always be proudest of those who answered the FIRST CALL.
Vintage image of Uncle Sam, with a list of service branches and the question, Which for you? The list on the right reads: Army, Artillery, Calvary, Engineers, Hospital Corps, Infantry, Marine Corps, National Guard, Naval, Navy, Quartermaster Corps.
Black and white James Montgomery Flagg vintage war image of Uncle Sam arm-in-arm with Britannia, accompanied by a lion and an eagle. The text reads: Side by side - Britannia! Britain's Day Dec. 7th 1918 - Mass meeting.
Vintage image of Uncle Sam about to write on a blackboard with chalk. The text reads: Honor roll of women who will work to win the war. Has he registered your name for service? Sign up today at any branch, Pennsylvania Division, Woman's Committee, Council of National Defense or local office Pennsylvania Committee of Public Safety.
Vintage black and white F. Sindelar image of Uncle Sam taking hold of a man's muscular arm as the man shovels coal into a furnace. The text reads: Uncle Sam Needs That Extra Shovelful. Help Uncle Sam win the war by following these directions: 1. Fire small amounts of coal often. 2. Keep fuel bed even by putting coal on thin spots. Avoid raking and slicing. 3. Keep fuel bed about six inches thick. 3. Look out for air leaks in brickwoork. 5. Increase or decrease steam pressure by opening or closing draft damper in uptake. 6. Clean fires when the demand for steam is small, and while cleaning have the draft damper partly closed.
Vintage James Montgomery Flagg recruiting image of Uncle Sam pointing. The text reads: I want YOU for US Army. This version has a pink tone applied.
Vintage image of Uncle Sam holding playing cards labeled Farmer, Consumer, Banker, Wage earner, and Manufacturer.
Vintage Oscar Edward Cesare war image of Uncle Sam proffering Liberty Bonds, or shackles inscribed Prussia.
Vintage image of Uncle Sam shaking hands with a clock-headed figure. The clock face reads "One hour of extra daylight," and the figure wears a "War service medal."
J.K. after Renouf image of John Pierpont Morgan and Uncle Sam rowing a boat.
Vintage James Montgomery Flagg image of Uncle Sam with a boy and a girl. The text reads: Boys and Girls! You can help your Uncle Sam win the war. Save your quarters. Buy war savings stamps.
Viintage James Montgomery Flagg image in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, February 15th 1917, page 173 showing Uncle Sam pointing his finger. The text reads "The nation's crisis - in photographs. I want You."
Vintage Willard and Dorothy Strait image of Uncle Sam holding a rifle and bayonet, offering a Liberty Bond.
Vintage war poster image of Uncle Sam about to write with a quill pen in a book labelled "census."
Uncle Sam and lady Liberty escorting a winged New Year's baby with sash, 1919.
James Montgomery Flagg vintage war image of Uncle Sam arm-in-arm with Britannia, accompanied by a lion and an eagle. The text reads: Side by side - Britannia! Britain's Day Dec. 7th 1918 - Mass meeting.
Vintage J. Carl Mueller image of a special edition of universal current events latest views of our boys in the service, Uncle Sam standing next to a soldier, each with an arm on the other's shoulders.
Vintage Schneck recruiting poster image of Uncle Sam pointing over a woman in a white dress, stretching over an American Flag. The text reads: It's up to you. Protect the nation's honor. Enlist now. Associated Motion Picture Advertisers.
Vintage war poster image of Uncle Sam with a soldier and a man purchasing War Savings Stamps. The text reads: Your war savings pledge Our boys make good their pledge. Are you keeping yours?
Vintage poster of Uncle Sam standing in a corner, a man and woman gardening in the background and a pile of vegetables in the lower right hand corner. The text reads: Uncle Sam says - garden to cut food costs. Ask the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., for a free bulletin on gardening - it's food for thought.
Vintage black and white Schneck recruiting poster image of Uncle Sam pointing over a woman in a white dress, stretching over an American Flag. The text reads: It's up to you. Protect the nation's honor. Enlist now. Associated Motion Picture Advertisers.
Black and white James Montgomery Flagg vintage war image of Uncle Sam, standing half length, hands on hips, looking stern. The text reads: I am telling you. On june 28th I expect you to enlist in the army of war savers to back up my army of fighters. W.S.S. Enlistment.
Vintage black and white James Montgomery Flagg image of Uncle Sam with a boy and a girl. The text reads: Boys and Girls! You can help your Uncle Sam win the war. Save your quarters. Buy war savings stamps.
Vintage image of Uncle Sam shaking hands with a woman holding a hoe.


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