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Posters, American

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View Resource Posters American Style

The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American Art has recently released this marvelous complement to a touring exhibit of the same name. It is highlighted by 137 posters in the topics of American Events, Designed to Sell, Advice to Americans, and Patriotic Persuasion at this time. Each poster contains a captioned image of the poster, with information about the artist, a hyperlink to a...
View Resource Visual Culture and Public Health Posters

The National Library of Medicine has the world's largest collection of poster art dealing with questions of health in the United States, so it would stand to reason that it would be able to sponsor a fine online collection of the various ways in which visual culture has been used to inform the general public about a number of health concerns ranging from lead poisoning to tuberculosis. Visitors to...