World War I Posters
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a variety of American World War I propaganda posters.
- circa 1917 - 1918
Biographical / Historical
During the First World War, mass media and propaganda were used extensively. Through the of use of patriotic and nationalistic themed advertisements and posters, the US government and other organizations, such as the Red Cross, targeted the public in an attempt to alter their opinion and to induce them to enlist in the military, buy war bonds, and support the war effort.
10 Linear Feet
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A variety of American World War I propaganda posters
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Processed by Martha Bace, 2017.
- Guide to the World War I Posters
- Coll Lvl Complete
- February 2017
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