WWI Vintage First Field Artillery Poster ‘Learn To Ride’, 1914
This poster shows America’s readiness for WWI in 1914. The New York Guard was looking to recruit people to learn skills for a mishap in the near future (cue WWI). It shows the ‘old guard’ with his sword learning ‘Modern’ skills, listed out below the circle image. The 6 points below ‘Learn to Ride’ are as follows:
Learn to Handle a military motorcycle
Learn to operate a Machine Gun
Learn to drive armored Motor Cars
Learn infantry drills
Become a Crack shot with Rifle and Revolver
Learn Boxing under Prof. Mike Donovan
This was offered as an educational program that wouldn’t ‘interfere with your business’.
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