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Finding Aid to American war posters from the Second World War, circa 1940-1945
BANC PIC 2005.004  
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American war posters and other war-related ephemera from various United States governement agencies or private publishers. Broad catagories present include: bonds and war finance, civil defense, civilian participation (food supply, health and safety, labor, non-combatant service, rationing and conservation, war production, etc.), espionage, military operations, military recruiting, international relations (pro-Allied or anti-Axis propaganda), and patriorism. Approximately 130 items are small format ephemera, in the form of leaflets, placards, handbills, etc.
1,184 items (posters and ephemera) : color ; various sizes
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Collection is open for research.