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Guide to the World War I Posters File
 PR 55-7

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400

© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by N-YHS staff; database migrated to Archivist Toolkit by Jennifer Gargiulo, 2016

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on July 06, 2016
Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: World War I Poster File
Dates [inclusive]: [1914]-1920
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1917-1918
Abstract: Collection of posters, pictorial sheets, and related ephemera, [1914]-1920, used by governments and organizations during World War I to persuade citizens to enlist in various branches of the armed services, buy bonds, conserve food and fuel, provide relief, and generally support the war effort
Quantity: 1.45 Linear feet (ca. 1200 posters)
Location Note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 55-7