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What's on Display

The Keeping America Informed exhibit includes a variety items from the State Library's collections and more. If you visit the State Library you will see the following:

* Selected U.S. Government Printing Office Documents on Display
* World War II Posters
* U.S. Government Printing Office History Video
* Ohio Government Documents Roundtable Group Clyde Award
* Examples of items about printing in our collection
* The American Soldier Series
* The Four Freedoms posters by Norman Rockwell

 The exhibit is free and open to the public  February 1 through through April 13, 2012. The State Library is open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday and closed weekends and state holidays.

Selected U.S. Government Printing Office Documents on Display

Photograph of sample government documents in State Library of Ohio collection
Click image to view photos and list of documents.

World War II Posters

Images of four WWII posters

Click image of posters to view photos and more information.

U.S. Government Printing Office History Video

Photograph of  monitor showing U.S. GPO History video
The GPO History video is playing during the exhibit. You can view the video online at: http://www.gpo.gov/newsroom-media/gpohistorymain.htm

Ohio Government Documents Roundtable Group Clyde Award (Download PDF)

Photograph of the Government Documents Group of Ohio's Clyde award

Examples of items about printing in our collection

photograph of books about printing on display
Click image for gallery view.

The American Soldier Series

photograph of American Soliders prints on display

Sample of image from the American Soldiers series of printsThese full-color reproductions of paintings are the third of three sets of ten each of a series of thirty entitled, “THE AMERICAN SOLIDER.” The first set of this series covering the years 1881 to 1855 was issued in 1964; the second covering the years 1863 to 1963 was issued in 1966. This set spans the period of 1775 to 1965 and is intended to stand as a complete series by itself, or it may be used to fill gaps in the first two series.

You can view the complete series online at: http://www.history.army.mil/html/artphoto/pripos/amsoldier3.html

photograph of American Soliders prints on display

 

The Four Freedoms

Norman Rockwell posters based on FDR's historic speech deliverd to Congress on January 6, 1941. 

Photo of The Four Freedoms  Norman Rockwell posters on display   photograph of The Four Freedoms posters on display at State Library of Ohio

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For more information about these Norman Rockwell posters visit: http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/powers_of_persuasion/four_freedoms/four_freedoms.html

Image of The Four Freedoms posters