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TITLE:  Books are weapons Read about... "The negro in national defense," "Africa and the war," [and] "Negro history and culture" at the Schomburg Collection of the New York Public Library / J.P. CALL NUMBER:  POS - WPA - NY .P06, no. 2 (B size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC2-1124 (color film copy slide) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Poster encouraging citizens to use the resources at the Schomburg Collection of the New York Public Library to learn more about African and African American history and culture. MEDIUM:  1 print on board (poster) : silkscreen, color. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [New York] : NYC WPA War Services, [between 1941 and 1943] RELATED NAMES: Federal Art Project, sponsor. NOTES: Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. Los Angeles : Wheatly Press, c1987, no. 272 Exhibited in: American Responses to Nazi Book Burning, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C., 2003. SUBJECTS: Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature and History--Public relations--1940-1950. World War, 1939-1945--African Americans. Reading--New York (State)--New York--1930-1950. FORMAT: War posters 1940-1950.Screen prints Color 1940-1950. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (color film copy slide) cph 3b49024 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b49024 VIDEO FRAME ID:  LCPP003B-49024 (from color film copy slide) CONTROL #:  98516622

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