200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019


"True Sons of Freedom"

This recruitment poster shows African American soldiers fighting German soldiers in World War I, with a head-and-shoulders portrait of Abraham Lincoln above. The poster reads, "TRUE SONS OF FREEDOM / COLORED MEN / The First Americans Who Planted Our Flag on the Firing Line."

Creator: Chas. Gustrine
Date: 1918
Repository: Library of Congress
Format: Poster

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ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard:
Grade 4: Standard(s) 11
Grade 6: Standard(s) 3
Grade 7 (Civics): Standard(s) 10
Grade 9: Standard(s) 12
Grade 11: Standard(s) 4
Grade 12 (US Government): Standard(s) 9

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