Lida Orzeck '68 Collection of WWI and WWII Propaganda Posters
Collection Scope and Content Summary
This collection contains 50 World War II political posters from the United States. The posters are considered to be propaganda, with messages encouraging participation in the war effort. The poster's intended audiences range from young men, expected to enlist in the war effort, to women and children, expected to assist the war from the homefront. Seven of the posters have been removed for display in Milbank Hall, at Barnard College.
This collection has no restrictions.
Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard Archives and Special Collections. The Barnard Archives and Special Collections approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.
4 Linear Feet (2 document drawers)
This collection contains 50 World War I and World War II propaganda posters from the United States.
Posters are arranged in two flat files, and inventoried at the item level.
This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or email@example.com.
Posters were donated to the Barnard Archives and Special Collections by Steven Berger in 2013, in acknowledgement of Lida Orzeck '68 and her late father, Dr. David Orzeck.
No additions are expected.
Seven posters have been separated from the collection for display. The removed posters are as follows:
"Volunteer for Victory"
"This is my fight too!"
"We'll have lots to eat this winter"
"I'll Carry Mine Too!"
"We are Ready, what about you? Join the schools at war"
"Enlist in a proud profession"
This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Dinah Handel, August 2015.
- Guide to the Lida Orzeck '68 Collection of WWI and WWII Propaganda Posters
- Dinah Handel
- © 2015
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