Care for her through the YWCA, 1918

Treidler, Adolph poster: Care for her through the YWCA

"For every fighter, a woman worker!" This charming and highly effective poster was created for the YWCA, which played an important role in improving the welfare of women throughout WWI. It highlights the emergence of the female industrial worker, who proved to be a versatile and skilled performer. The YWCA advocated for women’s rights in the workplace, limiting lengthy shifts and prohibiting night work.

Treidler, a skilled and prolific illustrator, was famous for his posters in World War I and World War II, as well as Bermuda in peacetime.

Treidler, Adolph

28.6 x 40.1 inches (73 x 102 cm)

Lithograph

Inventory #USL09776

KEYWORDS:
wars
ywca
war production
airplanes
workers
united states
1910s
world war i
war - home front
north america
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Realistic Illustration Style
USA
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