Exhibition: War of Words: Propaganda of World War I

World War I (1914-1918) was different than any previous war. It was a total war that required all members of the nation to be involved in the war effort. All of the resources of the state were mobilized for war. Ultimately, 65,000,000 soldiers from 30 countries fought in World War I and tens of millions citizens across the world would be involved in the conflict one way or another.

Between 1914 and 1918, war propaganda was virtually unavoidable. It came in many different forms, including posters, pamphlets and leaflets, magazine articles and advertisements, short films and speeches, and door-to-door campaigning. Print propaganda, including those featured in the exhibit, blanketed the nation, in both rural and urban areas, covering walls, windows, taxis and kiosks.

 

Saturday, September 22 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

More dates through December 14, 2018

Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries
300 S Hull Street, Athens, GA 30605

Event Type

Exhibitions, Ongoing

Audience

Current Students, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Community

Topic

Arts & Culture

Website

http://www.libs.uga.edu/scl

Cost

FREE

Group
Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Event Contact Name

Jean Cleveland

Event Contact Phone Number

706-542-8079

Event Contact Email

jclevela@uga.edu

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