War posters (series), circa 1914-1960, bulk 1942-1945
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Rockwell, Norman 1894-1978
Flagg, James Montgomery 1877-1960
Christy, Howard Chandler 1873-1952
Approximately 350 items
Consists of approximately 350 items, primarily posters relating to the First and Second World War. Also includes window displays, transit advertisements and flags. Although some British and Canadian posters from World War I are present, the bulk of the material dates from 1942-1945 and is comprised of American World War II posters publicizing war efforts such as conservation and food production, fundraising, recruiting and enlistment, morale and propaganda, and relief and volunteer organizations. Artists such as Howard Chandler Christy, James Montgomery Flagg, and Norman Rockwell are represented.
War Posters, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###