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"From Wings For Victory to Liberty Loans: The Power of Loans in World War I" In the midst of the Great War

Background imageLoan Collection: Wings For Victory

Wings For Victory More Savings - More Wings. Poster encouraging Britains to save money, aiding the war effort, specificially in the construction of new Lancaster Bomber aircraft for the RAF

Background imageLoan Collection: World War I (1914-1918). German poster inviting people to join the war loan. It was

World War I (1914-1918). German poster inviting people to join the war loan. It was done by Maximilian Lenz (1860-1948)

Background imageLoan Collection: Liberty Loan / Wwi Poster

Liberty Loan / Wwi Poster
Against a backdrop of the American flag and fighting US troops, the American public are urged to buy US Government war bonds

Background imageLoan Collection: Newcastles Howard Gayle is on the ball as he comes up against Sheffield

Newcastles Howard Gayle is on the ball as he comes up against Sheffield Wednesdays Ian Bailey. Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United, League Division Two, final score 1-1. 18th December 1982

Background imageLoan Collection: Russian World War I war loan poster, 1916, depicting a woman factory worker

Russian World War I war loan poster, 1916, depicting a woman factory worker
WORLD WAR I: LOAN POSTER. Russian World War I war loan poster, 1916, depicting a woman factory worker

Background imageLoan Collection: WORLD WAR I POSTER. Subscribe to the Sixth War Loan. Austrian World War I poster by Maximilian

WORLD WAR I POSTER. Subscribe to the Sixth War Loan. Austrian World War I poster by Maximilian Lenz, 1917

Background imageLoan Collection: WORLD WAR I: GERMAN POSTER. Help Us Win!-Subscribe to the War Loan

WORLD WAR I: GERMAN POSTER. Help Us Win!-Subscribe to the War Loan. German World War I poster, c1917, by Fritz Erler

Background imageLoan Collection: WW1 poster, Pour la Liberte du Monde (For the Freedom of the World)

WW1 poster, Pour la Liberte du Monde (For the Freedom of the World), subscribe to the national war loan. Date: circa 1916

Background imageLoan Collection: Subscribe to the Sixth War Loan, WWI German poster, 1914-18 (colour litho)

Subscribe to the Sixth War Loan, WWI German poster, 1914-18 (colour litho)
700921 Subscribe to the Sixth War Loan, WWI German poster, 1914-18 (colour litho) by German School, (20th century); Private Collection; Peter Newark Military Pictures; German, out of copyright

Background imageLoan Collection: Elation for Howard Gayle as he runs away after his debut goal for Newcastle. Circa 1982

Elation for Howard Gayle as he runs away after his debut goal for Newcastle. Circa 1982

Background imageLoan Collection: Successful Money Lender

Successful Money Lender
A successful money lender caresses his bulging money bags. Coins lie scattered across the table. A freshly drawn up loan contract is at his elbow

Background imageLoan Collection: A Transparent Dodge, cartoon

A Transparent Dodge, cartoon
A Transparent Dodge. Germany: Help! Help! I drown! Throw me the life-belt! Mr Lloyd George and M. Briand: Try standing up on your feet

Background imageLoan Collection: First World War: France, Postcard showing a tankist next to his Renault tank

First World War: France, Postcard showing a tankist next to his Renault tank, destined for national borrowing, 1918
LUX4735171 First World War: France, Postcard showing a tankist next to his Renault tank, destined for national borrowing, 1918; (add.info)

Background imageLoan Collection: The moneylender being visited by death

The moneylender being visited by death
3478603 The moneylender being visited by death; (add.info.: Illustration depicting the moneylender being visited by death'. Dated 16th Century.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageLoan Collection: World War I 1914-1918. Soldier in a trench holding a grenade and about to go over the top'

World War I 1914-1918. Soldier in a trench holding a grenade and about to go over the top'
528647 World War I 1914-1918. Soldier in a trench holding a grenade and about to go over the top'. Text: And you? Subscribe to the 7th War Loan. Austrian poster 1917

Background imageLoan Collection: World War I 1914-1918. Farmer and his wife ploughing with two horses

World War I 1914-1918. Farmer and his wife ploughing with two horses. A soldier is speaking to the farmer
528642 World War I 1914-1918. Farmer and his wife ploughing with two horses. A soldier is speaking to the farmer and motioning towards soldiers in the distance

Background imageLoan Collection: Drapeau de la Liberte flotte sur la Terre. Flag of Liberty float above Earth

Drapeau de la Liberte flotte sur la Terre. Flag of Liberty float above Earth
5674956 Drapeau de la Liberte flotte sur la Terre. Flag of Liberty float above Earth. by Faivre, Jules Abel (1867-1945); (add.info.: Histoire. France. Iere Guerre Mondiale)

Background imageLoan Collection: What show have you got, little man? 1908 (print)

What show have you got, little man? 1908 (print)
2599250 What show have you got, little man? 1908 (print); (add.info.: What show have you got, little man? by Udo Keppler, 1872-1956, artist. published 1908)

Background imageLoan Collection: Sir John Tenniel cartoon: Saved! (engraving)

Sir John Tenniel cartoon: Saved! (engraving)
8657369 Sir John Tenniel cartoon: Saved! (engraving) by Tenniel, John (1820-1914) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Saved)

Background imageLoan Collection: First World War: France, Postcard where is a drawing of Hansi showing an Alpine hunter

First World War: France, Postcard where is a drawing of Hansi showing an Alpine hunter
LUX4735142 First World War: France, Postcard where is a drawing of Hansi showing an Alpine hunter and an Alsatian village published for the second loan of the National Defense

Background imageLoan Collection: World War I - the Italian Campaign 1915-1918: 1917 Italian poster appealing for contributions to

World War I - the Italian Campaign 1915-1918: 1917 Italian poster appealing for contributions to war loan to repel
528524 World War I - the Italian Campaign 1915-1918: 1917 Italian poster appealing for contributions to war loan to repel the Austro-Hungarian and German alliance

Background imageLoan Collection: The credit, c.1840-1860 (illustration)

The credit, c.1840-1860 (illustration)
8698373 The credit, c.1840-1860 (illustration) by French School, (19th century); (add.info.: Society. Economy. The credit (that is never given)

Background imageLoan Collection: First World War: France, drawn postcard showing an alpine hunter for the promotion of a national

First World War: France, drawn postcard showing an alpine hunter for the promotion of a national loan, 1918
LUX4735058 First World War: France, drawn postcard showing an alpine hunter for the promotion of a national loan, 1918; (add.info.: World War I - War 14-18 (1914-1918) - World War I (WWI or WW1)

Background imageLoan Collection: Arms of Death - Arms for Life: Two young men forging swords into ploughshares

Arms of Death - Arms for Life: Two young men forging swords into ploughshares
528526 Arms of Death - Arms for Life: Two young men forging swords into ploughshares. Italian 1918 poster for the Victory Loan. Ending of World War I 1914-1918

Background imageLoan Collection: Sir John Tenniel cartoon: 'What will he do with it?' (engraving)

Sir John Tenniel cartoon: "What will he do with it?" (engraving)
8657319 Sir John Tenniel cartoon: "What will he do with it?" (engraving) by Tenniel, John (1820-1914) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: "What will he do with it)

Background imageLoan Collection: The Founding of the Bank of England, 1694 (litho)

The Founding of the Bank of England, 1694 (litho)
8661383 The Founding of the Bank of England, 1694 (litho) by Harcourt, Mary Lascelles (fl.1892-1922); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Founding of the Bank of England, 1694)

Background imageLoan Collection: Aristide Briand and Lloyd George taunt the drowning Germany, December, 1921 (litho)

Aristide Briand and Lloyd George taunt the drowning Germany, December, 1921 (litho)
KDC400247 Aristide Briand and Lloyd George taunt the drowning Germany, December, 1921 (litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageLoan Collection: Federal Farm loan board, between 1914 and 1918. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Federal Farm loan board

Federal Farm loan board, between 1914 and 1918. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Federal Farm loan board
Federal Farm loan board, between 1914 and 1918. American government officials

Background imageLoan Collection: Farm woman, Tenant Purchase applicant, Stockton, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Farm woman, Tenant Purchase applicant, Stockton, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Farm woman. Stockton, California. Tenant Purchase applicant

Background imageLoan Collection: Main street storefront, Chickasaw, Oklahoma, 1937. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Main street storefront, Chickasaw, Oklahoma, 1937. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Main street storefront, Chickasaw, Oklahoma. This is a region from which hundreds of farm families have fled to the west. ['Loans - We Buy & Sell Clothing Luggage Guns etc - Used Clothing']

Background imageLoan Collection: Tenant Purchase applicants, Stockton, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Tenant Purchase applicants, Stockton, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Tenant Purchase applicants. Stockton, California

Background imageLoan Collection: Tenant Purchase applicants, Stockton, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Tenant Purchase applicants, Stockton, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Tenant Purchase applicants. Stockton, California

Background imageLoan Collection: Tenant Purchase applicants, Stockton, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Tenant Purchase applicants, Stockton, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Tenant Purchase applicants. Stockton, California

Background imageLoan Collection: Rehabilitation clients, five miles outside Phoenix, Arizona, 1935. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Rehabilitation clients, five miles outside Phoenix, Arizona, 1935. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Rehabilitation clients. Five miles outside Phoenix, Arizona. Five hundred dollar loan for poultry (considered a good loan)

Background imageLoan Collection: Night meeting in the FSA office, Visalia, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Night meeting in the FSA office, Visalia, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Night meeting in the Farm Security Administration (FSA) office, Rural Rehabilitation Division, Visalia, Tulare County, California

Background imageLoan Collection: Tenant Purchase applicants, Stockton, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Tenant Purchase applicants, Stockton, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Tenant Purchase applicants. Stockton, California

Background imageLoan Collection: Cleveland County, Oklahoma, 1937. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Cleveland County, Oklahoma, 1937. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Cleveland County, Oklahoma. ['Short-Time Loans on Clothing etc - Second Hand Clothing']

Background imageLoan Collection: Liberty Finance Company, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1937. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Liberty Finance Company, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1937. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Liberty Finance Company. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. ['Salary Loans - $5 to $50 - The Liberty Finance Co. - Loans made on Autos Furniture or Anything of Value - Easy Payment Plans - Low Cost

Background imageLoan Collection: Farm Security clients during applications for aid under Tenant Purchase Act, Stockton, CA, 1938

Farm Security clients during applications for aid under Tenant Purchase Act, Stockton, CA, 1938
Farm Security clients during applications for aid under Tenant Purchase Act. Stockton, California

Background imageLoan Collection: Farm Security clients during applications for aid... Stockton, California, 1938

Farm Security clients during applications for aid... Stockton, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Farm Security clients during applications for aid under Tenant Purchase Act. Stockton, California]

Background imageLoan Collection: Rural rehabilitation, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Rural rehabilitation, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Rural rehabilitation, Tulare County, California. In 1936 this family was on relief. With a Farm Security Administration (FSA) loan of seven hundred and eighty dollars

Background imageLoan Collection: Night meeting in the FSA office, Visalia, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Night meeting in the FSA office, Visalia, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Night meeting in the Farm Security Administration (FSA) office, Rural Rehabilitation Division, Visalia, Tulare County, California

Background imageLoan Collection: Night meeting in the FSA office, Visalia, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Night meeting in the FSA office, Visalia, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Night meeting in the Farm Security Administration (FSA) office, Rural Rehabilitation Division, Visalia, Tulare County, California

Background imageLoan Collection: Night meeting in the FSA office, Visalia, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Night meeting in the FSA office, Visalia, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Night meeting in the Farm Security Administration office, Rural Rehabilitation Division, Visalia, Tulare County, California

Background imageLoan Collection: Night meeting in the FSA office, Visalia, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Night meeting in the FSA office, Visalia, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Night meeting in the Farm Security Administration (FSA) office, Rural Rehabilitation Division, Visalia, Tulare County, California

Background imageLoan Collection: Night meeting in the FSA office, Visalia, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Night meeting in the FSA office, Visalia, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Night meeting in the Farm Security Administration (FSA) office, Rural Rehabilitation Division, Visalia, Tulare County, California

Background imageLoan Collection: Farm Security clients during applications for aid... Stockton, California, 1938

Farm Security clients during applications for aid... Stockton, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Farm Security clients during applications for aid under Tenant Purchase Act. Stockton, California

Background imageLoan Collection: Night meeting in the FSA office, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Night meeting in the FSA office, Tulare County, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Night meeting in the Farm Security Administration office, Rural Rehabilitation Division, Visalia, Tulare County, California



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"From Wings For Victory to Liberty Loans: The Power of Loans in World War I" In the midst of the Great War, nations turned to loans as a means to secure victory and freedom for their people. Powerful posters like "Pour la Liberte du Monde" and "Help Us Win. -Subscribe to the War Loan" urged citizens to contribute towards the war effort. One such poster, a German World War I masterpiece by Fritz Erler, depicted the importance of joining the war loan with its striking imagery. Meanwhile, a Russian war loan poster showcased a woman factory worker symbolizing resilience and dedication. As history unfolded, even Newcastle's Howard Gayle experienced elation after his debut goal in 1982. However, it was during World War I that loans played a crucial role in financing military operations. A German poster invited people to join this endeavor while an Austrian counterpart emphasized subscribing to the Sixth War Loan. Amidst these calls for support, successful money lenders emerged as key players in facilitating financial assistance. Their expertise allowed individuals and governments alike to navigate through challenging times. The impact of loans during World War I cannot be understated; they provided vital resources necessary for countries' survival and triumph on battlefields across Europe. Whether it was through subscriptions or contributions from ordinary citizens or prominent figures alike, loans became an essential tool in shaping history's course towards liberty and victory.