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 | Backed on linen

Inventory #USL09776

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