Conservation Treatment Job #12463
Regional history broadsidesPoster - "Buy More Liberty Bonds"
Kroch Library Rare & Manuscripts (Non-Circulating) Archives 6629
Conservation Treatment Job #12463 - Summary: Broadsides (sizable sheets of paper printed on one side and sheets of paper printed on one or both sides and folded) mostly from New York State on a variety of topics. Included are an 1844 notice of the sale of "valuable Indian lands" at public auction in Buffalo, NY, a 1928 sanitarium menu, an appeal to purchase war savings stamps with the slogan "Joan of Arc saved France; Women of America save your country," a civil defense poster from the 1970s telling what to do in case of air raids or atomic bomb attacks. Cornell University broadsides advertising various events and lectures make up a significant section. Other major subject categories include: advertisements, agriculture, ballads, clothing, cures and remedies, education, elections, entertainment (circus, excursions, men’s talks, minstrel show, wild animal show), farm equipment, fraternal organizations, government, investments, lands, military, music, politics, railroads, religion, reward (wanted posters), social life (including theater), stores, temperance, theater, transportation and communication (mostly railroads, also stage coach), woman suffrage, World War I, and World War II.