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By Lori Taylor
P.C. Museum Curator 

Phillips County Museum News for November 21, 2018

 

November 21, 2018



This week I have a mystery for you.

What hangs on a wall?

Is known as a wall weapon and is bright and colorful, and made of paper? If you guessed a poster you are half way there. During World War II the government used bright colored posters with great graphics to keep the general public and military ever mindful of the war and what it would take to win. These posters were so powerful they became known as Wall Weapons. Each poster had a specific message such as “Buy War Bonds” or “Join the Cadet Nurse Corp” “Uncle Sam Needs” and so on.

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