Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081, USA

 

PAYING FOR WAR

Exhibit Of Selected Images From The Martha Freund-Hoppe Collection


Preparations, Propaganda and Effects of World War I

 

 


 

Der Tempel des Patriotismus [The Temple of Patriotism] (Text at bottom: Das Volk: 'Furs Vaterland den letzen Pfennig!' Die Industriellen: 'Das Vaterland sind wir!' [The People: 'Our last penny for the Fatherland!' The Industrialists: 'The Fatherland, that's us!'])

8.25" x 10.5" illustration, Germany, 1913
exhibit image #1

 

American poster soliciting funds for the war effort, as shown in a German publication
2.75" x 4" half-tone image, Germany
exhibit image #2

 

Coupon booklet from the War-Loan Savings Bank, German Savings Bank Association [Deutscher Sparkassenverband, Kriegsanleihe - Sparkasse]
6.5" x 5.5" coupon booklet, Germany (with red stamp "Ausstellung Krieg und Frieden, Martin Lutherpl., Dresden" [War and Peace Exhibition])
exhibit image #3

 

Certificate given to Rudolf Hofmann: Grosse Zeit fand dich bereit! halfst schmieden das schwert zu hartem Streit! Zu Erinnerung an freudige Mithilfe bei der 4. Kriegsanleihe. [A great era has found you ready. You have helped forge the sword for the hard fight! In remembrance of joyous aid in the fourth war-loan.]

8.5" x 6" certificate, Germany, 1916
exhibit image #4

 

Exhibit Home Page
Teaching War
Waiting for War: Soldiers At Ease
The Effects of War

 


All photographs are the property of the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Permission must be gained from the Curator for any reproduction of the images. Click here for details.

For more information on this or other questions, contact Wendy Chmielewski, Curator, at wchmiel1@swarthmore.edu or call 610-328-8557.

 


This exhibit produced by Anne Yoder, Archivist.

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