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United States propaganda posters of the First and Second World Wars from the Elsa S. McGinn papers [graphic].
BANC PIC 1998.088--F folder 1; BANC PIC 1998.088--F folder 2; BANC PIC 1998.088--F folder 3; BANC PIC 1998.088--F folder 4; ...
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Title:

United States propaganda posters of the First and Second World Wars from the Elsa S. McGinn papers

Creator/Contributor:

McGinn, Elsa Searing., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969

Creator/Contributor:

Beall, C. C. (Cecil Calvert), 1892-1967

Creator/Contributor:

Dohanos, Stevan, 1907-1994

Creator/Contributor:

Keppler, Victor.

Creator/Contributor:

Rozen, Jerome, 1895-1987

Creator/Contributor:

Atherton, John, 1900-1952

Abstract:

Illustrated United States government propaganda posters intended for use on the civilian homefront during World War I and World War II. First World War posters promote liberty loans and monetary donations. Second World War posters promote awareness of espionage, manufacture of war goods, conservation of resources and awareness of enemy activities abroad.

Date:

1917-1945 (issued)

Subject:

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Posters
World War, 1914-1918 -- Posters
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works
World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial works
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda -- Pictorial works
World War, 1914-1918 -- Propaganda -- Pictorial works

Note:

Collected by Elsa S. McGinn.
Various United States publishers, including the U.S. Government Printing Office, U.S. Office of War Information, U.S. Office of Defense Transportion, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, Sackett & Wilhelms and Elliot Service Co.
Various artists, including Ben Shahn, Cecil Calvert Beall, Stevan Dohanos, Saul Tepper, Victor Keppler, Jerome Rozen, and, possibly, John Atherton.
Title devised by cataloger.
Digital facsimiles of other copies of these prints owned by U.C. Berkeley, Library of Congress, University of Minnesota and Louisiana State Archives are available online.
RESTRICTED COLLECTION: Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Gift ; of Thomas McGinn Smith ; 1998.
Item list available in library.
Transferred from the Elsa S. McGinn papers (BANC MSS 99/318 c).

Type:

graphic
Posters.
War posters-United States.

Physical Description:

graphic
print
11 prints (posters) : color, chiefly lithograph ; 102 x 73 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1998.088--F folder 1
BANC PIC 1998.088--F folder 2
BANC PIC 1998.088--F folder 3
BANC PIC 1998.088--F folder 4
BANC PIC 1998.088--F folder 5
BANC PIC 1998.088--F folder 6
BANC PIC 1998.088--F folder 7
BANC PIC 1998.088--F folder 8
BANC PIC 1998.088--C folder 1
BANC PIC 1998.088--C folder 2
BANC PIC 1998.088--D folder 1
BANC PIC 1998.088

Origin:

United States

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED COLLECTION: Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Related Item:

Elsa S. McGinn papers : McGinn, Elsa Searing.