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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: World War Posters Collection
    Dates: 1914-1945
    Collection Number: GC 1322
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1,000 items
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Over 1,000 posters from World War I and World War II. circa 1914-18 and 1939-45, undated
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    World War Posters Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Over 1,000 posters from World War I and World War II. Posters used for educational, recruiting and propagandizing purposes. Issued by organizations including the Red Cross, the YMCA, the American Library Association, the Liberty Loan Co., and the California Civic League. Also issued by federal government agencies and departments including the Treasury Department, Army, Food Administration, War Office, Federal Board for Vocational Education, the National War Garden Commission, and military recruitment agencies. Foreign posters include French, Australian and Canadian. circa 1914-18 and 1939-45, undated

    Indexing Terms

    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War II, 1939-1945.
    Posters.