Jewish War Sufferers - Shall They Plead in Vain? (World War I Lithograph Poster) & World War I Bronze Jewish Relief Medal
1) Mayer, Lou. Jewish War Sufferers - Shall They Plead in Vain? New York, (1917). Grinnell Litho Co. 21" x 28" lithograph by Lou Mayer mounted on 25" x 32" linen-backed high-quality white paper. Color lithograph shows a devastated woman and her son with the child's head buried in her lap in front of their burned down home. "Jewish War Sufferers" in white lettering on top area of poster, "Shall they plead in vain?" in gray lettering on lower part of lithograph. Poster in fine condition. Issued in America during World War I, sponsored by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.
2) American Jewish Relief Committee for Sufferers from the War. Two-inch W.W.I Jewish relief medal in bronze with image in bas-relief on front. Medal rests in original presentation case. Verso of medal with lettering "When Suffering Humanity Called, You Responded Nobly 1914 1918 - American Jewish Relief Committee for Sufferers from the War." Lettering within decorative wreath. The medal was made by Whitehead / Hoag. Minor age wear and staining on case. Medal may have been lacquered to preserve the shine. Case in good+, medal in fine condition. vg. Item #33058