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.
Click image of posters to view photos and more information.
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)
These 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
Norman Rockwell posters based on FDR's historic speech deliverd to Congress on January 6, 1941.
Click images for gallery view.
For more information about these Norman Rockwell posters visit: http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/powers_of_persuasion/four_freedoms/four_freedoms.html