Our Boys Need The Makins On Their Way "Over There" An Army Girl's Transport Tobacco Fund Does It

Item

Title

Our Boys Need The Makins On Their Way "Over There"
An Army Girl's Transport Tobacco Fund Does It

Description

Three exuberant doughboys are pictured waving good-bye from the deck of a troopship as they clear port. Each is smoking a cigarette which was considered relaxing.

Text reads:
This is the only fund that supplies "smokes" to our troops ON THEIR WAY to France - Send your contribution - to Captain Samuel Frothingham. U.S.R. Treasurer, 25 Pine Street, N.Y. City.

Date

c. 1914-1918

Medium

Paper, ink

Provenance

Generously donated by Christine Wildman to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum.

Extent

76.2 x 50.8 cm (30 x 20 in.)

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