Almost a century ago, Theodore M. Sullivan enlisted in the U.S. army to fight in World War I. His Enlistment Record lists his character as "excellent," and indicates that he was involved in the Battle at Verdun, France.
Honorable Discharge certificate located on verso of enlistment record.
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The Sullivan Family papers are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Consists of approximately 350 items, primarily posters relating to the First and Second World War. Also includes window displays, transit advertisements and flags. Although some British and Canadian posters from World War I are present, the bulk of the material dates from 1942-1945 and is comprised of American World War II posters publicizing war efforts such as conservation and food production, fundraising, recruiting and enlistment, morale and propaganda, and relief and volunteer organizations. Artists such as Howard Chandler Christy, James Montgomery Flagg, and Norman Rockwell are represented.
Arranged by time period, country of origin and theme or issuing organization.
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