Documenting the wartime viewpoints and diverse political sentiments of the twentieth century, the Poster Collection has more than one hundred thousand posters from around the world and continues to grow. Thirty-three thousand are available online. Posters from the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia/Soviet Union, and France predominate, though posters from more than eighty countries are included. Additional posters can be found in various individual archival collections.

Hoover Institution Archives Poster Collection

Soviet literacy posters


Poster collection

Digitized posters from more than eighty countries, mainly from the twentieth century. 







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Digital Images of Hoover's China Posters Are Online; Russian and Soviet Posters to Follow

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Several hundred images of posters from China are available in a searchable catalog of the Hoover Archives poster collection. About three thousand posters from Russia and the Soviet Union are being scanned and added to the database in July. More than one thousand poster images are already online.




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