Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Day Honor the brave May 30, 1917

Title: Honor the brave, Memorial Day, May 30, 1917. Date Created / Published: 1917. Medium: 1 print (poster) : lithograph, color ; 65 x 101 cm. Summary: Poster showing boys with fife and drum leading a parade of veterans and soldiers. Reproduction Number: LC-USZC4-6266 (color film copy transparency)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction.

This IMAGE (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1923 (in this case 1917) are now in the public domain.

Call Number: POS - WWI - US, no. 410 (C size) [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA.

Notes: In memory of American soldiers of the wars of 1775-1783, 1812-1814, 1846-1847, 1861-1865, 1898. Monogram unidentified. Forms part of: Willard and Dorothy Straight Collection.

Memorial Day Honor the brave May 30, 1917

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Subjects: Memorial Day--1910-1920. World War, 1914-1918--Recruiting & enlistment--United States. Parades & processions--1910-1920. Veterans--1910-1920. Soldiers--1910-1920.

Format: Lithographs--Color--1910-1920. War posters--American--1910-1920. Collections: Posters: World War I Posters.

About the World War I Posters - During World War I, the impact of the poster as a means of communication was greater than at any other time during history. The ability of posters to inspire, inform, and persuade combined with vibrant design trends in many of the participating countries to produce thousands of interesting visual works. The Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division makes available online approximately 1,900 posters created between 1914 and 1920. Most relate directly to the war.

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