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World War I Posters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4200

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a variety of American World War I propaganda posters.

Dates

  • 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.

Extent

10 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

A variety of American World War I propaganda posters

General

To provide faster access to our materials, this finding aid was published without formal and final review. Email us at archives@ua.edu if you find mistakes or have suggestions to make this finding aid more useful for your research.

Processing Information

Processed by Martha Bace, 2017.
Title
Guide to the World War I Posters
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500