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Louis & Jodi Atkin Family Collection (MGHL 00031)

Overview

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

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 7: RegaliaAdd to your cart.
Box 29Add to your cart.
Item 1: Viewfinder, ca.1910Add to your cart.
Box 30Add to your cart.
Item 1: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
untitled
Item 2: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
drying fish
Item 3: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
U.S. troop kitchen at Brest
Item 4: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
view at Niagra
Item 5: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
Chicago after the Great Fire
Item 6: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
artillerymen placing guns
Item 7: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
dog reporting to First Aid Squad with helmet of wounded soldier
Item 8: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
unarmed crucifix amid total ruins
Item 9: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
one load for a 12-inch gun
Item 10: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
making bread for British troops
Item 11: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
sea of bared wire in front of Bulgarian lines
Item 12: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
bestowing Medaille Militaire upon adjustant Dambrine
Item 13: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
Severely wounded
Item 14: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
Inspecting a pontoon bridge in the French section nearing completion
Item 15: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
taking away the wounded in motor ambulances
Item 16: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
a derelict tank near Cambrai
Item 17: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
French Reserves watching their comrades going into "The Valley of the Shadow"
Box 31Add to your cart.
Item 1: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
transferring severely wounded to hospital ship from transport
Item 2: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
State Street, Chicago
Item 3: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
loading a great whaleback ship at the famous grain elevators in Chicago
Item 4: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
great Union Stock Yards
Item 5: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
Palmer House, Chicago
Item 6: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
the Union Stock yards - a wild lot from Texas, USA
Item 7: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
before and after the Great Fire
Item 8: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
Haymarket Square and Police Monument, Chicago
Item 9: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
Spires, Fernery, Glen Falls, NY
Item 10: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
Madison Street, Chicago
Item 11: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
Horse Shoe Fall
Item 12: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
whalers cruising in the Arctic
Item 13: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
flower beds and greenhouse, Lincoln Park, Chicago
Item 14: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
Niagara in winter
Item 15: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
The Gorge, Hudson River, NY
Item 16: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
"Now I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my soul to keep."
Item 17: Viewfinder slidesAdd to your cart.
the cooling room, Armour's great Packing House, Union Stock Yards, Chicago
Box 32Add to your cart.
Item 1: Trophy, 1917Add to your cart.
Ritter Dental Mfo. Co. Picnic Tug of War
Box 33Add to your cart.
Item 1: Medal, 1918Add to your cart.
Hollandia; "Not lehrt stehlen"
Item 2: Medal, November 11, 1918Add to your cart.
"Ein 70 millionen Volk leidet-aber stirbt nicht"
Item 3: The "Lusitania" (German) Medal, May 1915Add to your cart.
corresponds to A German Naval Victory publication in Series 5, Sub-Series 3, Box 24, Folder 4; in original box with cardboard circle that reads "remember the Lusitania buy Liberty Bonds"
Item 4: Woodrow Wilson Medal, 1915Add to your cart.
"Amerika's neu trales handlen"
Item 5: England Schandtat medal, July 12, 1919Add to your cart.
Der Barmherzige Samariter!
Item 6: Pewter Gesehen medal, October 7, 1916Add to your cart.
Deutsche U-Boote in Amerika
Item 7: Frieden Ziele medal, February 3, 1917Add to your cart.
Item 8: Gold Medal, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904Add to your cart.
Universal Exposition, St. Louis, United States of America
Item 9: Lusitania Medal PamphletAdd to your cart.
Facsimile describing the Lusitania medal
Box 34Add to your cart.
Item 1: BugleAdd to your cart.
Offical Bugle of the Boy Scouts of America
Box 35Add to your cart.
Item 1: Gas MaskAdd to your cart.
corresponds to U.S. Army Service Mask publication in Series 5, Sub-Series 3, Box 24, Folder 3
Box 36Add to your cart.
Item 1: UniformsAdd to your cart.
green wool pants, navy blue wool pants and jacket
Box 37Add to your cart.
Item 1: HelmetAdd to your cart.
metal, decorative emblem on the front with letters RF
Box 38Add to your cart.
Item 1: HelmetAdd to your cart.
metal, no decoration
Box 39Add to your cart.
Item 1: HatAdd to your cart.
H.M.C.S. Gloucester; Principal cap, cap service, seaman
Box 40Add to your cart.
Item 1: HatAdd to your cart.
U.S. Navy; wool navy blue hat
Box 41Add to your cart.
Item 1: HatAdd to your cart.
green wool with brim
Box 42Add to your cart.
Item 1: BagAdd to your cart.
round canvas, U.S. Army issued
Item 2: StrapAdd to your cart.
green wool with leather and buckles
Box 43Add to your cart.
Item 1: Saddle BagsAdd to your cart.
green canvas
Drawer 4.14Add to your cart.
Item 1: Soldiers at Devil's DenAdd to your cart.

Gelatin silver print, framed, 43.5x10 inches

Panoramic photograph of soldiers posing with a sign that reads "Devil's Den."

Item 2: Lusatania Tin PlaqueAdd to your cart.
Acrylic, tin, 28x39 inches
Drawer 4.15Add to your cart.
Item 1: Kienholz, ca.1980Add to your cart.

Two color print, framed, 15.25x26 inches

Poster for exhibition featuring Uncle Sam Poster by James Montgomery Flagg.

Text reads:

Centre national d'art contemporain et A.R.C. Oct. 13

11, rue Berryer - Paris - 8ᵉ - 12 heures a 19 heures Nov.16


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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],
[All]


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