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"The Real Criminals Are Those... "

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Description: Advertisement picturing a white woman and an African American man with the title "The Real Criminals Are Those Who Preach Racial Integration."
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Sow the Seeds of Victory!

Date: 1918
Description: World War I poster promoting individuals to garden and can vegetables for the war effort. Produced by the National War Garden Commission.
Poster

The Health Of The Child Is The Power Of The Nation

Date: 1918
Description: A group of children walking up a grassy hill together, with text that reads: "The health of the child is the power of the nation," and "Children's Year." C...
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"I Want You for U.S. Army"

Date: 1917
Description: Uncle Sam recruiting poster that says "I want You for U.S. Army". Poster has three different addresses for nearest recruiting offices.
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Sigrid Schultz, William Dodd, and Joseph Goebbels

Date: December 01 1934
Description: Sigrid Schultz, Ambassador William Dodd, and Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels seen together at the foreign press ball.
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For Every Fighter a Woman Worker, Care For Her Through the YWCA

Date: 1918
Description: A female factory worker standing with her arms upraised, holding a miniature airplane in one hand and a bombshell in the other. In the background is the YW...
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"End Witch Hunts" Cover

Date: 1960
Description: Cover of flyer found in the papers of the National Committee to Abolish the Un-American Activities Committee. Founded in 1960, the committee later became...
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Anti-Communist Literature

Date: 1953
Description: "It Can Happen Here", a pamphlet distributed by the Christian Anti-Communism Crusade. The CACC was founded by Fred C. Schwartz in 1953, the peak of the an...
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"The Red Package" Cover

Date: 1947
Description: Anti-communist brochure, copyright by Harry T. Everingham, Chicago, Illinois, in 1947. The text asks "Why not try Communism?" and replies "The answer is y...
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McCarthy Match Book Cover

Date: 1951
Description: Match book cover distributed by the Superior Match Company of Chicago. The front cover says, "I like McCarthy and his Methods. I am with Joe McCarthy in...
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Communist Manifesto Brochure

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Description: Anti-Communist brochure printed and distributed by the Warner Electric Brake & Clutch Company of Beloit, Wisconsin.
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Fight CommUNism Stamp

Date: 1954
Description: Brochure advertising anti-Communism stamps created and distributed by McAllen, Texas. The handwritten date on the brochure places its publication at the p...
Book or Pamphlet

Truth about Senator McCarthy

Date: 1952
Description: "The Truth about Senator Joe McCarthy," a pamphlet issued by the McCarthy Club. The text responded to several charges that had been made against Joseph R....
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What is the Truth About This Man?

Date: 1951
Description: Brochure about the record of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy issued by the Democratic Organizing Committee of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Democratic Party began t...
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Little Rock Flyer

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Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...
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Little Rock Hate Literature

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Description: Page 2 of a leaflet entitled "The Little Rock Story," apparently intended by its publisher, American Nationalist, to persuade NAACP sympathizers in Little...
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Strike Him Down

Date: February 1971
Description: Political propaganda poster featuring a red, white, and blue eagle being struck down from the sky, accompanied by the phrase: "Strike Him Down." The eagle...
Photograph

Army Recruiting Office

Date: March 1966
Description: Army recruiting office. The picture was probably taken by a member of the staff of the National Coordinating Committee Against the War in Vietnam, which w...
Photograph

North Vietnamese Rice Fields

Date: 1966
Description: Propaganda photograph of North Vietnamese women cultivating rice. The caption supplied with the photograph reads "With the determination to defeat the U.S...
Photograph

North Vietnamese Freedom Fighter

Date: 1966
Description: Propaganda photograph received by the National Coordinating Committee Against the War in Vietnam for use in its newsletter. This photograph was produced by...

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