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Sheldon-Claire Company Records, 1926-1980

Creator:
Sheldon-Claire Company
Photographer:
Lee, Russell 1903-1986
Donor:
Shalett, Lew
Physical description:
10 cu. ft
Type:
Posters
Collection descriptions
Place:
United States
Date:
1926
1926-1980
20th century
Notes:
Lew Shalett, the donor of the collection, founded the Sheldon-Claire Company during the 1930s to provide employee motivational materials to industry. The posters and other materials were used by a wide range of companies, associations, government agencies, municipalities and other organizations.
Summary:
Employee motivational materials, ca. 1926-1980, produced by the Sheldon-Claire Company. Materials include posters, pamphlets, manuals and other materials, in addition to the papers documenting the development and promotion of these products.
Posters: Many are reproductions of work by famous photographers, such as Russell Lee. Some reflect World War II themes or constitute wartime propaganda.
Cite as:
Sheldon-Claire Company Records, 1926-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Propaganda
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
Industrial relations
Local number:
2001.3049 (NMAH Acc.)
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Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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