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World War I Poster Collection

Identifier: MG11


A collection of approximately 150 posters. In 2017, guest curator George Robb organized an exhibit of selected posters entitled “Over Here: Newark in World War I, 1917-1918.” Selected posters subsequently were loaned to William Paterson University. Catalogues were produced to accompany each exhibition.


  • 1914 - 1918


Conditions Governing Access

Available by appointment only. Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied or photographed without permission from library staff.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.


6 Linear Feet (1 Solander box and the contents of one map case drawer)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Posters were acquired from the government or through donations. Many were gifted to the Library by Mrs. Cornish in 1985.

Processing Information

Inventoried by Nadine Sergejeff and Boyd Roche, 12/2019.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, Newark Public Library Repository

5 Washington Street
PO Box 630
Newark NJ 07102 USA