Holland Collection of World War II Posters 1941-1946


Holland Collection of World War II Posters 1941-1946

This collection contains over 800 posters and newsmaps from World War II issued by various federal agencies.

54 folders (823 Posters and Newsmaps ; various sizes)





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MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964

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General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines campaign, which made him and his father Arthur MacArthur Jr. the first father and son to be awarded the medal. He was one of only five to rise to the ...

Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966

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Chester William Nimitz, Sr. (/ˈnɪmɪts/; February 24, 1885 – February 20, 1966) was a fleet admiral of the United States Navy. He played a major role in the naval history of World War II as Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet and Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas, commanding Allied air, land, and sea forces during World War II. Nimitz was the leading US Navy authority on submarines. Qualified in submarines during his early years, he later oversaw the conversion of these vessels' propu...

Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978

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Illustrator, painter; Norman Rockwell painted and illustrated 317 covers for the Saturday Evening Post from 1916-1963. From the description of Norman Rockwell collection of Saturday Evening Post covers, 1919-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777815899 Norman Rockwell was among the most popular and successful American artists of the 20th century. His signature style of representational realism, used to express themes of traditional American values, was easily recognized an...

Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969

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Painter, photographer; Roosevelt, N.J. From the description of Ben Shahn interview, 1964 Apr. 14 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82606033 Artist Ben Shahn was a Russian Jewish immigrant to New York. He apprenticed with a lithographer, studied at several New York colleges, and toured Europe, acquiring the skills to express his artistic ability. He is chiefly remembered as a muralist, painter, photographer, and printmaker, visually chronicling America during ...

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

World War II posters

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Holland, Jerome H., 1916-

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Cornell University, Class of 1939. Cornell University, M.S., 1941. Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 1950. President of Delaware State College, Dover (1953-1960); President of Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia (1960-1970); Ambassador to Sweden (1970-1973). Presidential Councillor and University Trustee, Cornell University. Chairman of the American Red Cross and Planned Parenthood; board member of several corporations, director of the New York Stock Exchange, author. From the guide...

Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, 1901-

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Holland, Carol

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Donated to the University Libraries in 1997 by Jerome V. and Carol V. Holland, the collection was acquired as a set from the Government Printing Office by Jerome Holland in 1950 and contains 823 posters and newsmaps, virtually all in pristine condition, issued by various U.S. federal and military agencies between 1941 and 1946. From the guide to the Holland Collection of World War II Posters, 1941-1946, (University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research) ...

Holland collection: WWII posters

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Mussolini, Benito, 1889-1945

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Yamamoto, Isoroku, 1884-1943

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Hitler, Adolf, 18880-1945

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