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Fighting on the Home Front: Propaganda Posters of WWII
October 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2020
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020
This traveling exhibition from the Detroit Historical Society features about two dozen posters produced during the war that promoted patriotism, the purchasing of war bonds, growing and canning food, and taking jobs to aid in wartime production. In an era before television, posters were an efficient way to grab someone’s attention. Americans were likely to encounter war-related posters throughout their daily activities–on the commute to work, at work, at the grocery store, or at the post office.