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Louis & Jodi Atkin Family Collection (MGHL 00031)

Overview

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

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Books and Pamphlets

Newspapers

Sheet Music

Periodicals

Ephemera

Correspondence

Regalia

Magnetic Media

Personal Papers

Photographic Materials



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Louis & Jodi Atkin Family Collection (MGHL 00031), 1885-1996 | MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

By Andrea Degener, Washington University Special Collections Staff

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Collection Overview

Title: Louis & Jodi Atkin Family Collection (MGHL 00031), 1885-1996Add to your cart.

ID: MGHL/mghl00031

Extent: 39.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Items are arranged by material type.

The contents of the collection are arranged as follows:

Series 1: Books and Pamphlets

Series 2: Newspapers

Series 3: Sheet Music

Series 4: Periodicals

Series 5: Ephemera

Series 6: Correspondence

Series 7: Regalia

Series 8: Magnetic Media

Series 9: Personal Papers

Series 10: Photographic Materials

Series 11: Framed Works

Date Acquired: 10/14/2013. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Posters -- 20th century., Propaganda World War 1914 1918, World War, 1914-1918.

Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Polish

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Louis and Jodi Atkin Family Collection contains World War I posters and memorabilia. The collection includes over 400 recruitment and propaganda posters produced from 1915 – 1918 by the major countries engaged in the war: America, Britain, France, Italy, Russia, Czechoslovakia and Germany. In addition to posters, the collection also includes books, newspapers, photographs, and military clothing.

Subject/Index Terms

Posters -- 20th century.
Propaganda World War 1914 1918
World War, 1914-1918.

Administrative Information

Repository: MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: There are some access restrictions.

Use Restrictions:

Some restrictions, please contact the Modern Graphic History Library Curator at (314) 935-7741 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the Notifcation of Intent to Publish Modern Graphic History Library Materials from.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

Acquisition Method: The collection was donated to the Modern Graphic History Library by the Louis & Jody Atkin Family in June 2013.

Preferred Citation: Louis & Jodi Atkin Family Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Spceical Collections

Processing Information: The collection was processed by Loren Wright in January 2016.

Finding Aid Revision History:

The finding aid was entered into Archon by Andrea Degener in February 2016.

Finding aid updated by Andrea Degener in April 2018.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Books and Pamphlets],
[Series 2: Newspapers],
[Series 3: Sheet Music],
[Series 4: Periodicals],
[Series 5: Ephemera],
[Series 6: Correspondence],
[Series 7: Regalia],
[Series 8: Magnetic Media],
[Series 9: Personal Papers],
[Series 10: Photographic Materials],
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Series 5: EphemeraAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: PrintsAdd to your cart.
Box 25Add to your cart.
Item 1: President Roosevelt and Family at Oyster Bay, September 11, 1904Add to your cart.
special supplement for the Boston Herald
Item 2: New Bayonet Thrusts Adopted by U.S. and being Taught at Plattsburg, June 22, 1917Add to your cart.
Illustrated Current News; caption: "To fit the men who are training at Plattsburg, N.Y. for hand to hand fighting in France, they are put through a stenuous bayonet drill every day, using the new thrusts adopted by the U.S. Army. On the left is the crotch thrust to the jaw; on the right the end of the short thrust to body."
Item 3: Invest in Liberty Bonds To-Day, 1917Add to your cart.
illustrated by Louis Raemaekers; published by Liberty Loan Committee
Item 4: Invest in Liberty Bonds, 1917Add to your cart.
illustrated by Louis Raemaekers; published by Liberty Loan Committee
Item 5: God bless dear daddy who is fighting the Hun and send him HelpAdd to your cart.
Published by Chas. Steele and Co., Melbourne; issued by the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia.
Item 6: Wilson a Milano il 6 Genn. 1919Add to your cart.
"God Bless You"
Item 7: DiplomeAdd to your cart.
illustrated by Henri Royer
Item 8: The Same Spirit, ca. 1918Add to your cart.
illustrated by W. L. Haskull; print mounted to board
Item 9: War Savings Stamps no.97Add to your cart.
"Take part of your change in War Savings Stamps 31 Stamps buy a 15'6 War Savings Certificate"
Item 10: War Saving Stamps no.99Add to your cart.
"War Savings Stamps Sold Here 31 Stamps buy a 15'6 War Savings Certificate"
Item 11: Wright TheaterAdd to your cart.
"General John J. Pershing Commander U.S. Army in France Whose life story is pictured in the William Fox photoplay Why America Will Win"
Item 12: Berlin or Bust, 1917Add to your cart.
"Pershing in France"
Item 13: Vorsicht bei Gesprächen, ca.1915Add to your cart.
Drawer 4.15Add to your cart.
Item 3: Columbia Gives to Her Son the Accolade of the New Chivalry of Humanity, ca.1918Add to your cart.

Two color print, framed, 20x24.25 inches

Potentially signed by Woodrow Wilson

"Served with Honor in the World War and was Wonded in Action"

Open Shelf 7.8Add to your cart.
Item 1: A Junker Victory Means Slavery, 1918Add to your cart.

4 color print, framed, 17x21 inches

"Iron Men of Deeds Under the Three Red, White and Blue Flags

Who Will Tame the Mad Kaiser

The Kaiser's Finish"

Item 2: Over the Top with Uncle Sam, ca.1917Add to your cart.

4 color print, framed, 23x27 inches

Depcitions of Woodrow Wilson, Admiral Sims, General Pershing and two soldiers embracing women

Sub-Series 2: Souvenir PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Box 26Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Souvenir Folder of U.S. Army Life in the Cantonment published by Curt Teich & Co. (Chicago, Ill.), 1956Add to your cart.
22 full-color postcards assembled in an accordian fold
Folder 2: Military Activities of the U.S. Army published by Tichnor Bros. Inc. (Boston, Mass.)Add to your cart.
22 full-color postcards assembled in an accordian fold
Folder 3: Views of Coney Island published by L. H. Nelson Company, 1905Add to your cart.
book of black and white photographs taken at Coney Island
Folder 4: Offical Souvenir Program of the Victory Parades by Authority of the War Department, September 10, 1919Add to your cart.
cover illustrated by Bartow Matteson
Folder 5: The Poster: War Souvenir Edition published by the Poster Advertising Association, Inc., ca. 1919Add to your cart.
Open Shelf 7.7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Shadow Box, 1918Add to your cart.

Mixed media, framed, 19x22.5 inches

Four color print by Orson Lowell surrounded by an army song book, enlisted men's bible and prayer book, and an "Ever-Ready Army Kit" pouch

Sub-Series 3: Informational and Instructional PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Box 27Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Engineering, August 2, 1907Add to your cart.
"The Cunard Turbine-Driven Quadruple-Screw Atlantic Liner 'Lusitania'"
Folder 2: Training Regulations no.360-25 published by the War Department, November 1, 1926Add to your cart.
pamphlet about shoeing animals
Folder 3: The U.S. Army Service MaskAdd to your cart.
issued at Fire College, Fire Bureau, City of Rochester; corresponds to gas mask in Series 7 Box 35
Folder 4: A German Naval Victory, May 10, 1915Add to your cart.
explains medal (Item 3) in Series 7 Box 33

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[Series 8: Magnetic Media],
[Series 9: Personal Papers],
[Series 10: Photographic Materials],
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