Collection highlights: Poster

We asked our staff, trustees and friends of the Library to choose a special selection of items from our collection.

The Wiener Holocaust Library holds a number of posters and political cartoons covering a broad range of themes connected with the Holocaust, World War Two, and Nazi society. As well as showing Nazi recruitment and antisemitism, the Library’s collection also contains anti-Nazi posters, Allied recruitment for nursing and the war effort generally, and a large number connected to the 1936 Olympic Games.

Contact the Collections Team via email to find out more.

“Is that what you call Mare Nostrum…?”

A cartoon by Stephen Roth mocks Mussolini’s ambitions in the Mediterranean.

Sluit u aan bij de Unie, Nederlandsche Unie, 1940

Part of our poster collection, this recruitment poster was produced by the Nederlandsche Unie in 1940.

“Let’s Go…Canada!” recruitment poster by Henry Eveleigh, 1942

This poster was one of many issued by the Director of Public Information in Ottowa, Canada, to encourage Canadian enlistment.

United Nations “Fight For Freedom” poster

Part of our poster collection, this poster was produced by the United Nations in 1942.

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