Uncle Sam coloring page and facts.
Facts: This The well-known "recruitment" image of Uncle
Sam was created by James Montgomery Flagg, an
illustrator and portrait artist best known for commercial art.
The image of Uncle Sam was shown publicly by
Flagg on the cover of the magazine Leslie's
Weekly, on July 6, 1916, with the caption "What
Are You Doing for Preparedness?"
Lord Kitchener poster of three years earlier, was used to
recruit soldiers for both World War I and World War II.
Flagg used a modified version of his own face for Uncle
Sam, and veteran Walter Botts provided the pose. The
face also bears resemblance to the real Samuel Wilson.
July 31, 1854) was a meat-packer from
Troy, New York whose name is
personification of the United States
known as "Uncle Sam".