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Guide to the World War I Posters Collection
1914-1920 (bulk, 1917-1918)
 PR 55-7

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

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 ArchivesSpace on May 22, 2022
Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: New-York Historical Society
Title: World War I poster collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1914-1920 (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 (approximately 1200 posters)
Location: For more information on making arrangements to consult the collection, please visit
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: PR 55-7