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Military poster collection

Title
Military poster collection [graphic].
Publication
<1918?-1991?>

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Still imageBy appointment onlyAvailableSc Art Posters-MilitarySchomburg Center - Art & Artifacts

Details

Additional Authors
Pious, Robert Savon.
Found In
(CstRLIN)NYPG087000308-f
Description
<30> posters : col. and b&w.
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Posters – 1940-1999.
  • Posters – Reproductions – 1980-1999.
  • Paintings – 1940-1949.
  • Photomechanical prints – 1910-1999.
Note
  • Title devised.
  • Some posters are torn, creased, slightly dirty.
Access (note)
  • Access to the collection is by appointment only and is restricted to qualified and experienced researchers.
Cite As (note)
  • From the collection of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox & Tilden Foundations, Art & Artifacts Division.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Works from the collection may be borrowed for exhibition purposes. Photography of art or artifacts in the collection is prohibited. In most instances, prints of collection items are available for sale to researchers. Permission for loans and to reproduce prints for publication must be obtained in writing.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Poster Collection.
Call Number
Sc Art Posters- Military
Title
Military poster collection [graphic].
Imprint
<1918?-1991?>
Access
Access to the collection is by appointment only and is restricted to qualified and experienced researchers.
Summary
Posters and poster reproductions manufactured or painted between 1920 and 1991 concerning African American involvement in the military. Wars covered are the American Revolution, World War I and World War II. Posters announce military reviews, commemoration events, benefits and reasons to fight, with the 369th Infantry Division heavily represented. One World War II poster depicts Private Joe Louis saying "We Will Do Our Part..." One of the painted posters was done by Robert S. Pious.
Cite As:
From the collection of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox & Tilden Foundations, Art & Artifacts Division.
Terms Of Use
Works from the collection may be borrowed for exhibition purposes. Photography of art or artifacts in the collection is prohibited. In most instances, prints of collection items are available for sale to researchers. Permission for loans and to reproduce prints for publication must be obtained in writing.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Poster Collection.
Connect to:
Added Author
Pious, Robert Savon. Artist
Added Title
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Found In:
(CstRLIN)NYPG087000308-f
Research Call Number
Sc Art Posters- Military
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