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War Posters and Postcards

A collaborative project between the University of Minnesota Libraries and the Hennepin County Library, this collection contains posters from government, commercial, and charitable organizations. These collections are multi-national in scope and cover veterans' benefits, war bonds and loans, military recruitment and morale, civil defense, industrial production, freedom and loyalty campaigns, international welfare organizations, prices and rationing, transportation, health and safety, labor organizations, films and theatre, food production, sports and leisure, recruiting of women in military and non-combatant organizations, special events, anti-war movements, and other topics.