Collection : of World War I posters, cartoons, and photographs, 1914-1920.


National War Savings Committee. Collection : of World War I posters, cartoons, and photographs, 1914-1920.

Collection : of World War I posters, cartoons, and photographs, 1914-1920.

This collection consists of United States government posters used in the liberty loan and victory loan drives as well as posters and other propaganda material relating to the British, Canadian, French, Italian, and Russian governments, all of which are contained in the book The Poster, War Souvenir Edition. Also included in the book are copies of letters and portraits of Woodrow Wilson, William G. McAdoo, Carter Glass, and Herbert Hoover. In addition, the collection contains a book of World War I cartoons entitled Cartoons on Saving, depicting various endorsements to purchase war savings stamps. Finally, there are ten unbound photographs showing war posters actually in use on display.

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