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Items with subject 'Graphic Arts'

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De Bezige Bij (The Busy Bee) Cartoons

by Links, Karel (1945)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These 12 color cartoon postcards were published in 1945 by De Bezige Bij (The Busy Bee) in German-occupied Holland. The Dutch cartoonist, Karel Links, created the anti-Nazi underground cartoons, which is titled "Het is Niet Waar...Dat Hebben We Niet Gewild" ("It's not true...We did not want that!"). The images depict the Nazis taking items such as radio sets, bicycles, copper and brass objects, and even dogs.

Associated Subjects: Postcards • World War, 1939-1945 • Graphic Arts • Military History
Identifier: SC2015.037
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

'Slam the Axis' Postcards

by Unknown (1943)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These six Second World War postcards depict Uncle Sam defeating or humiliating the leaders of the Axis powers in various ways. Only two of the six postcards do not depict or reference Uncle Sam.

Associated Subjects: Postcards • World War, 1939-1945 • Graphic Arts • Military History
Identifier: SC2016.094
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

20th Century Postcard Album

by Unknown (1906 – 1960s)

5 folders (0.5 linear feet)

This 20th century postcard album contains approximately 274 individual postcards and 14 multiple postcard collections that date between 1906 and the 1960s. Many of the postcards include correspondence and significant portions are addressed to the same individual (Julia Francis of Woodhaven, Long Island, New York). The postcards depict scenes from both World Wars, buildings and scenery in America and Europe, photographs of the sender, seasonal imagery, and racist depictions of African Americans. There are also several different types of formats that the postcards are presented in, such as raised decorations, wood, silk, embroidery, and one of a woman with wool hair. There is no apparent arrangement of the postcards.

Identifier: SC2013.077
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Albert and Bettie Morris papers

by Morris, AlbertMorris, Bettie (1895 – 2008)

4 boxes,  1 oversize folder (3.25 linear feet)

The Albert and Bettie Morris papers document their lives as long-time residents of Salisbury, Maryland, and include early family records of Rosa Lee Tilghman Morris as well as correspondence, biographical information, printed materials, newspapers and artifacts. The materials date from 1895-2008 with the bulk of the material dating from 1941-1979. Dr. Morris’ extensive World War II service record is documented and includes correspondence, service papers and photographic documentation of his encounter with General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Also included are the records of the Eastern Shore Opera and Symphony Societies as well as ephemera from many other local historic and symphonic organizations.

Associated Subjects: Graphic Arts • Military History • World War, 1939-1945
Identifier: 2007.014
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Album de la Revolucion Cubana, 1952-1959

by Picart, J.M.; Jimenez, Mario (1960)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This album, published by Editorial Echevarria in 1960 for the Ministry of Commerce, consists of trading cards that consumers collected when purchasing goods from the CIA Industrial Empacadora de Dulces, S.A.. Each trading card, complete with illustrations of the revolution's leaders and major figures, includes an explanatory subtitle that tells the story of the Cuban Revolution from 1952 to 1959. Illustrations by J.M. Picart and text by Mario Jimenez.

Associated Subjects: Politics • Military History • Advertising • Graphic Arts
Identifier: SC2016.091
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Amcabey (Turkish Cartoon Magazine)

by Güler, Cemal Nadir (1943)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This collection contains one 1943 issue of Amcabey, a Turkish cartoon magazine. This magazine was published during the Second World War and contains drawings of Allied and Axis figures.

Associated Subjects: Newspapers • World War, 1939-1945 • Graphic Arts • Military History
Identifier: SC2016.025
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

American Homefront Second World War Ephemera

by Unknown (1941 – 1945)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These advertising cards, patches, and tickets were created on the American homefront during the Second World War. Each ephemeral item depicts different aspects to war support such as victory bonds, war dances, and auxiliary corps.

Associated Subjects: Clubs • Economics • World War, 1939-1945 • Advertising • Graphic Arts • Military History
Identifier: SC2015.059
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

American Labor Poster Illustrations

by International Photo Engravers Union (circa 1940s)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These approximately 50 pages contain cartoons that support American unions and laborers in general from the 1940s. The cartoons were intended to be used on posters and examples of how to use the illustrations in a layout are included on the pages. Each page contains several illustrations and the depictions range from laborers standing up to capitalists to references to the Taft-Hartley Act.

Associated Subjects: Labor History • Graphic Arts
Identifier: SC2016.027
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

American Propaganda Leaflet

by Unknown (circa 1944)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This leaflet was created by the United States and distributed to Japanese citizens during the Second World War.

Identifier: SC2016.051
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

American Propaganda Leaflet (2)

by Unknown (circa 1944)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This leaflet was dropped into Japan by the American forces during the Second World War. It is written in Japanese and is telling the readers that they will be offered various freedoms if their warlords surrender.

Identifier: SC2016.024
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

American Stock Certificates

by Unknown (1949 – 1997)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These 80 stock certificates for American companies were printed between 1949 and 1997. They are steel engraved on security banknote paper and represent stocks for a multitude of companies including banks, realtors, and industrial manufacturing corporations.

Associated Subjects: Business • Economics • Currency • Graphic Arts
Identifier: SC2013.109
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Anne Morris Clay papers

by Clay, Anne Morris (1886 – 1997)

1 carton,  1 box (1.5 linear feet)

The papers of Anne Morris Clay document her occupation as a land records researcher in the Maryland counties of Wicomico and Worcester. The materials date from 1886-1997 with a bulk of materials dating from 1980-1997. Materials include correspondence and research material regarding Cherie Cozin's Purnell property off Shore Side Road in Dames Quarter as well as June Petit's Simpleton property and correspondence with Dave Nutter pertaining to the property Nutter’s Neck. Materials also include transcriptions of the 1759-1865 land documents, 17th-century certificates of land patent, 18th-century deeds, 19th century Acworth Plat, and deeds for Nutter’s Neck. In addition, there are research materials on Sampson Burbage (1818-1881) and his properties in Powellsville. Also, there are property research records regarding William Hull's Muddy Hole Road and Tyaskin properties and a biography of Milford W. Twilley. A portion of the materials belonged to Ruth Harcum’s father, Benjamin Franklin Kennerly, Jr. who was the mayor of Salisbury from 1912-1914. Also included are books from the Morris, Kennerly, and Harcum families. Additional items include postcards with personal correspondence to Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Harcum and other family members dating to the early twentieth century. Histories of Wicomico County and ephemera pertaining to the Sesqui-bi-centennial can also be found in this collection. Wicomico County specific improvement plans including the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Program and the Salisbury Metro Core Comprehensive Plan have also been incorporated into this collection. This collection also includes a unique collection of sexual education booklets and Victorian-era autograph albums.

Associated Subjects: Maps • Religious History • Land Records • Graphic Arts
Identifier: 2007.004
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment