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War posters (series), circa 1914-1960, bulk 1942-1945

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Artist:
Rockwell, Norman 1894-1978
Flagg, James Montgomery 1877-1960
Christy, Howard Chandler 1873-1952
Physical description:
Approximately 350 items
Type:
Posters
Date:
1914
1960
circa 1914-1960
bulk 1942-1945
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
War Posters, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###
Topic:
Recruiting and enlistment
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Propaganda
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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