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United States homefront poster collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of thirteen posters relating to the war effort in the United States before and during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was acquired by to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2015.
Date
1940-1944
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US homefront poster of a man sleeping on the job

Object | Accession Number: 2015.572.2

US homefront poster of a man sleeping on the job

Security of War Information Campaign poster about safeguarding convoy movement information

Object | Accession Number: 2015.572.3

Geography
publication: Washington (D.C.)
Date
publication/distribution:  1943

US war poster of a Nazi boot crushing a church

Object | Accession Number: 2015.572.4

US war poster of a Nazi boot crushing a church

US war poster with an image of bombs dropping on a factory

Object | Accession Number: 2015.572.5

Geography
publication: Washington (D.C.)
Date
publication/distribution:  1942
US war poster with an image of bombs dropping on a factory


US homefront poster of a burning plane as it crashes

Object | Accession Number: 2015.572.7

US homefront poster of a burning plane as it crashes


US homefront poster with an image of Thomas Edison

Object | Accession Number: 2015.572.9

US homefront poster with an image of Thomas Edison


Ben Shahn poster with an image of a hooded man protesting the Nazi destruction of Lidice

Object | Accession Number: 2015.572.11

Geography
manufacture: United States
Date
commemoration:  1942 June 11
creation:  1942
Ben Shahn poster with an image of a hooded man protesting the Nazi destruction of Lidice

US homefront poster with an image of a welder

Object | Accession Number: 2015.572.12

US homefront poster with an image of a welder

Poster showing a man being branded with a swastika

Object | Accession Number: 2015.572.13

 
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