A collection of official government posters dating from the 1940s to the early 1950s.
About the collection
The Mitchell Library has a large collection of official government posters dating from the 1940s to the early 1950s. Many of the posters have no actual date present but the themes represented clearly express propagandistic messages of the Second World War and early Cold War period.
The primary focus is on the Home Front and the common themes include encouraging civilians to salvage materials for the war effort, saving energy, growing your own food and the importance of the Home Front.
Please contact Special Collections or 0141 287 2988 if you would like to access this collection.
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