University of Arizona

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World War II Poster Collection

This collection has three series and is comprised of posters relating to World War II. The collection contains posters from the United States, France, Canada, Germany and Latin America with resistance to German imperialism and support of the war effort as the central theme. The first series is comprised of materials specifically dedicated to Adolf Hitler with posters from the United States and Germany. The second series contains posters from Latin America. The third series contains items from France, Russia, and the United States. The collection consists primarily of broadsides comprised primarily of text and graphic works by anonymous and well-known artists, including Kukryniksy and Arias Bernal. Languages present within the collection include English, French, Russian, Spanish and German.