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Exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

To All Aliens. New York: Mayor's Committee on National Defense. Committee on Aliens, 1917. Lithograph. Print and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (076.00.00)

Path to Citizenship

This 1917 poster urged immigrants to seek information about learning English and becoming U.S. citizens. The poster's text repeats in English, German, Hungarian, Czech, Yiddish, and Italian: "If the war has affected your living or working conditions, if you want to learn the American language and become a citizen, if you wish employment, advice, or information, without charge, apply."