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Posters for the people : art of the WPA

Author: Ennis Carter; Christopher DeNoon; Alexander M Peltz
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, ©2008.
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Presents posters produced by the Works Progress Administration between the 1930s and 1940s that reflect the graphic design of the time period and feature messages about conquering public and civic concerns.
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carter, Ennis.
Posters for the people.
Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, c2008
(OCoLC)691070960
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ennis Carter; Christopher DeNoon; Alexander M Peltz
ISBN: 9781594742927 1594742928
OCLC Number: 227919759
Notes: Includes indexes.
"New Deal 75th anniversary."
Description: 218 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Contents: Foreword : from "WPA what?" to "Posters for the people" / Christopher DeNoon --
Introduction : Posters for the people --
The posters. Work pays America : prosperity & opportunity ; Exhibition : art & crafts ; March on to health : health & safety ; See America : travel & destinations ; Democracy a challenge : American cultural traditions ; Wild life : preservation & conservation ; Bands on parade : Community events ; Passports to adventure : knowledge & information ; Your children like these low rent homes : neighborhood places ; Join now : war & relations ; Visit the zoo : sports & recreation ; Sing for your supper : theatre, dance & music --
The WPA living archive.
Other Titles: Art of the WPA
Responsibility: by Ennis Carter ; foreword by Christopher DeNoon ; with editorial contributions by Alex Peltz.
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Highlights 500 posters produced by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during America's 1930s and 1940s. The posters provided in this work, offer a snapshot of life (and graphic design) during  Read more...

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