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Posters with Science Connections

Album Description


Protect your parks

Reference note

Summary: Poster promoting conservation of parks, showing a tree.
Contributor Names: Clough, Stanley Thomas, 1905-, artist
Created / Published: Ohio : Federal Art Project, 1938.
Subject Headings: -  Trees--Ohio--1930-1940
-  State parks & reserves--Ohio--1930-1940
-  Conservation of natural resources--Ohio--1930-1940
Notes: -  Date stamped on verso: Jul 20 1938.
-  Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: cph 3f05415 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3f05415

Please keep the park clean

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Summary: Poster encouraging visitors to parks to clean up after themselves, showing a man sleeping against a tree next to his picnic lunch.
Contributor Names: Katz, Morris, artist
Created / Published: Ohio : Federal Art Project, 1937.
Subject Headings: -  Parks--Ohio--1930-1940
-  Conservation of natural resources--Ohio--1930-1940
Notes: -  Date stamped on verso: Aug 19 1937.
-  Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).
-  Poster design attributed to Samuel Brown and Morris Katz.
-  Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. Los Angeles : Wheatly Press, c1987, no. 147
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: cph 3b48990 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b48990

Visit the zoo - Philadelphia

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Summary: Poster promoting the zoo as a place to visit, showing a hippopotamus.
Created / Published: Pennsylvania : Federal Art Project, W.P.A., [between 1936 and 1941]
Subject Headings: -  Hippopotamuses--1930-1950
-  Zoos--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1930-1950
Notes: -  Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: cph 3b51495 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b51495
cph 3k00001 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3k00001

Visit the aquarium in Fairmount Park

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Summary: Poster promoting the aquarium in Fairmount Park as a place to visit, showing fish.
Contributor Names: Muchley, Robert, artist
Created / Published: Pennsylvania : WPA Federal Art Project, [1936 or 1937]
Subject Headings: -  Fish--Pennsylvania--1930-1940
-  Aquariums--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1930-1940
-  Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)--1930-1940
Notes: -  Date stamped on verso: Aug 4 1937.
-  Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).
-  Promotional goal: U.S. K5. 1937.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: cph 3b49065 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b49065
cph 3g03397 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g03397

Safety comes first

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Summary: Poster promoting safety in the workplace, showing a wheel with spokes and a locomotive.
Contributor Names: Nase, Allan, artist
Created / Published: Pennsylvania : WPA Federal Art Project, [1936 or 1937]
Subject Headings: -  Safety--1930-1940
Notes: -  Date stamped on verso: Mar 27 1937.
-  Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).
-  Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. Los Angeles : Wheatly Press, c1987, no. 235
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: cph 3b49039 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b49039

Handle with care

Garret A. Morgan

Innovation/ Inventor 

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Summary: Poster promoting safe driving showing a traffic signal and a steering wheel.
Contributor Names: Federal Art Project, sponsor
Created / Published: [Missouri] : Missouri W.P.A. Art Project, 1943.
Subject Headings: -  Traffic signs & signals--Missouri--1940-1950
-  Steering wheels--1940-1950
Notes: -  Jan. 21 '43.
-  Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).
-  More information about the WPA Posters is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.wpapos
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: cph 3g08142 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g08142

Keeping up with science / Shari.

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Summary: Poster promoting the study of science, showing a microscope, open book, and an eye.
Contributor Names: Weisberg, Shari, artist
Created / Published: Ill. : Federal Art Project, WPA, [between 1936 and 1939]
Subject Headings: -  Science--1930-1940
-  Microscopes--1930-1940
-  Education--1930-1940
Notes: -  Date stamped on verso: Sep 7 1939.
-  Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).
-  Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. Los Angeles : Wheatly Press, c1987, no. 176
-  More information about the WPA Posters is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.wpapos
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: cph 3b48702 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b48702

Keep your teeth clean

Reference note

Summary: Poster promoting good oral hygiene, showing stylized face, toothbrush and toothpaste.
Created / Published: [Rochester, NY] : Federal Art Project, [between 1936 and 1938]
Subject Headings: -  Dental hygiene--1930-1940
Notes: -  Title from item.
-  Date stamped on verso: Sep 2 19[38].
-  Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. Los Angeles : Wheatly Press, c1987, no. 215
-  More information about the WPA Posters is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.wpapos
-  Forms part of: Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).
-  Exhibited: "Works Progress Administration (WPA)" at the Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., Oct. 2015 - Jan. 2016.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: ppmsca 38343 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.38343
cph 3b48916 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b48916
cph 3b07723 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b07723
cph 3b40419 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b40419
cph 3g02715 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g02715