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Billboard, FDR reelection (Ben Shahn illustration), 1944

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Type: StillImage
Title: Billboard, FDR reelection (Ben Shahn illustration), 1944
Date: 1944
Description: Local identification number: L1974-15-55

Design for a billboard promoting President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's reelection in 1944. The text reads: "for full employment after the war . . . Vote Roosevelt Truman" and has spaces for the name and office of a local candidate and for the billboard's sponsor. Illustration of welders, one of whom is African American, by Ben Shahn.

Subjects: Presidential elections--1944 | Labor unions--United States | Billboards | Welding
Contributors: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Online Publisher: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Original Material: AFL-CIO Region 8 records, Southern Labor Archives
Rights and Usage: The contents of this item, including all images and text, are for personal, educational, and non-commercial use only. This item may be protected under United States and international copyright law.

L1974-15-55, AFL-CIO Region 8 records, Southern Labor Archives, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Persistent Link to Item: http://digitalcollections.library.gsu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/labor/id/1106

Related Institutions: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Collection Information: Southern Labor Archives