The Hope of a Nation Poster Series (C. R. Jackson Co., 193...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionThe Hope of a Nation Poster Series (C. R. Jackson Co., 1937). Fine/Very Fine. Poster (12.5" X 18.5") "Better Speech." Miscellaneous.
Offered in this lot is a poster from a series entitled The Hope of a Nation-- A weekly promotional series part of the Works Progress Administration that was passed out to schools during the Great Depression. Used in classrooms, the bright and fun designs were meant to entertain and catch attention of the students to help promote good habits and character traits in children. This poster is the "Better Speech" poster, distributed in February, 1937 as number 24 in the series to emphasize a more diverse vocabulary in students' language. An unrestored poster that displays signs of use. May include slight edge wear, soft creases, minute paper lifts, very small tear, or light staining. Fine/Very Fine.
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