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FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUY 187
Overview: In April 1969, Harvard students, acting under the leadership of Students for a Democratic Society, staged a sit-in in University Hall to protest against the Harvard administration. The protest was violently broken up, which pushed thousands of students and professors to strike against classes until the Harvard administration agreed to more open and inclusive communication. During the protest, strike posters and associated apparel in this collection were used as ways to express dissent, announce...
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUY 185
Overview: Posters created by the United States Committee on Public Information Division of Pictorial Publicity were a major tool used primarily by the government for the widespread dissemination of information during World War I. The collection consists of 46 prints of 23 unique posters of varying sizes, dating from 1917 to 1919, which encourage citizens to buy and invest in Liberty loans.