American Library Association, Library War Service

One of 388 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

Description

Poster showing numerous scenes of activities sponsored by the American Library Association Library War Service, including interiors and exteriors of facilities, and military personnel reading and studying.

Physical Description

1 photomechanical print (poster) : halftone ; 78 x 50 cm.

Creation Information

American Library Association. 1918.

Context

This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 650 times , with 8 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

Poster showing numerous scenes of activities sponsored by the American Library Association Library War Service, including interiors and exteriors of facilities, and military personnel reading and studying.

Physical Description

1 photomechanical print (poster) : halftone ; 78 x 50 cm.

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Collections

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World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

World War One Collection

The World War I Collection contains materials that focus on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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Creation Date

  • 1918

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Nov. 29, 2010, 4:26 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 3, 2015, 9:01 a.m.

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Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 8
Total Uses: 650

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American Library Association. American Library Association, Library War Service, poster, 1918; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29412/: accessed May 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.