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Collection Title: French political campaign posters
Date (inclusive): 1936
Collection Number: BANC PIC 2005.005
44 items (posters) and 1 folder (photographic prints and typescript)
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Languages Represented: Collection materials are in French
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[Identification of item], French political campaign posters, BANC PIC 2005.005, The Bancroft Library, University of California,
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
France -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Posters
Political posters, French
From the collection of Professor Charles Aikin of the U.C. Berkeley Dept. of Political Science, given to the Library in 1967.
Scope and Content Note
Chiefly textual posters (broadsides) collected in the Left Bank of Paris during the 1936 elections. Posters represent various
candidates and parties. Included are the Communist Party (Parti Communiste), the Centre de Propagande des Republicains Nationaux,
miscellaneous anti-communist, anti-fascist, or anti-popular front items, and posters for the candidates Bergery, M. Duval-Arnould,
L. Blum, Roger Sarret, and Wiedemann-Goiran. Also included in the collection is a set of 25 photographic prints taken in Paris
during the 1936 elections, showing posters posted in the streets and parks of Paris.
The Charles Aikin collection of British campaign posters, received with his 1967 gift of French posters, has been cataloged
as part of the British political campaign poster collection (BANC PIC 2005.006).