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Posters for the People Art of the WPA

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ISBN-10: 1594742928

ISBN-13: 9781594742927

Edition: 2008

Authors: Ennis Carter, Christopher Denoon

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This lavish coffee-table book highlights 500 of the best posters produced by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during America's 1930s and 1940s. The WPA employed hundreds of out-of-work artists to raise awareness about public issues and civic life in the United States. These posters provide a snapshot of life (and graphic design) during the Great Depression and offer timeless messages about the merits of hard work, good parenting, a clean house, and healthy personal hygiene. Posters for the People includes many "new" images never before published in book form. Full of beautifully reproduced images and fascinating text about a decisive moment in American history, Posters for the People…    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication date: 9/1/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 9.21" wide x 12.24" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 3.630
Language: English