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Revisiting Rights-Free: WPA Posters—Perennial Favorites on Enduring Themes

Posted by: Melissa Lindberg

The Prints & Photographs Division’s collection of posters produced for the Work Projects Administration (WPA) in the 1930s and 1940s is one of many highlights among the division’s extensive poster holdings. These posters touch on a number of themes, including public health and occupational safety, travel and tourism, recreation and educational programs and World War …