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Now for some music

Now for some music

Item Information

Title:
Now for some music
Description:
Soldier with helmet in hand stands beside a second soldier, who is kneeling and holding a phonographic record. Text continues, "Draft your slacker records. They will go to camp or overseas through The National Phonograph-Records Recruiting Corps." Caption below image reads, "Recruiting Station for Slacker Records."
Artist:
Falls, C. B. (Charles Buckles), 1874-1960
Date:
1918
Format:
Posters
Prints
Genre:
War posters
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
Print Department Collection
Subjects:
Sound recordings
Soldiers
Community service
World War, 1914-1918
Places:
United States
Extent:
1 print (poster) : lithograph, color
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Notes:
A "Slacker Record Week" was held in 500 U.S. cities and towns in October 1918. In an effort to stimulate soldiers' and sailors' morale, citizens were encouraged to donate records that were no longer played. Donated records were then sent overseas to the troops.
Accession #:
07_01_000071