19661 records — Page 564 of 1896
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Creators:
Stall and Dean Co.
Dates:
[ca. 1917-1918]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Multi-colored. Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0669
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Poster advertising sporting goods. "Americans on the battlefield and the football field / Displaying equal levels of determination, a soldier clutching a smoking gun and a running back cradling a football put two different types of defense to the test. The Stall and Dean Co. released this World War I-era poster to advertise its sporting goods." (Te...

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Creators:
Contreras, Jose Melendez
Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 69.4 x 46.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Illustration: A man sits and ponders whether he should stay or leave. The poster includes a large question mark over the figure. Text above the image, "Me Voy O Me Quedo?"

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Creators:
Maldonado, Antonio
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1970s
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 68.7 x 47.9 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In this theater poster, a woman strangles her cheating husband, as another woman tries to pull him away from her menacing grasp. (From exhibition text by Marvette Perez.)

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Creators:
Cortes, Eduardo Vera
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1987
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 72.8 48.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This color poster promotes a day that was performed in different urban and inner city communities. There is a distance from the older images favored by DIVEDCO which focused largely on the countryside. This scene is set in an urban environment with the performers dressed in distinctly modern clothing and playing electrified musical instruments. (Fr...

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Creators:
Contreras, Jose Melendez
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1967
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 73.5 x 46 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In another promotional poster for a film on personal health, Contreras created a highly geometric composition of an abstracted human figure reclining, as if he were on a doctor's examination table. (From exhibition text by Marvette Perez.)

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Creators:
Cortes, Eduardo Vera
Marques, Rene
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1970s
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 80.2 x 50.1 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This silkscreen mimics the look of linoleum, since the artist creates the illusion of texture on the otherwise flat surface typically produced by the silk-screening process. The figure of the mother and child as well as in the man the foreground connects this poster with the tradition of carving religious figures, santos. The film, an adaptation of...

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Creators:
Bernal, Isabel
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1983
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 88.8 x 58.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This commemorative poster depicts the Rey Momo, or king of Puerto Rican carnival, a celebration which started on the island in the mid nineteenth century. Connected to Spanish carnival traditions, it takes place the week before the beginning of Lent, which is a traditional period of fasting and general abstinence in the Christian calendar. The carn...

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Creators:
Maldonado, Antonio
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
973
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 59.8 x 42.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This poster advertises an exhibition of woodcarvings of "The Three Kings," or the Magi, by Jose Torres Santiago. It is dedicated to the King Melchior, who in Puerto Rico is identified as the Black Magi, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. (From exhibition text by Marvette Perez.)

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Creators:
Cortes, Eduardo Vera
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1979
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 72 x 47.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This thirtieth anniversary poster of DIVEDCO shows its creative team filming, editing, performing, and at work in the print shop. Their target audiences, a farmer planting in the countryside and a child reading a DIVEDCO book, appear on the edges of the action. The building featured in the background is the old DIVEDCO headquarters, currently the M...

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Creators:
Archivo General de Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1955-2005, undated
Size:
1 Cubic foot (32 folders 378 posters)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of 378 posters documenting important public service issues including education, health and safety, and cultural programs. These posters were widely displayed throughout the island and reflect key trends in the social history of Puerto Rico for nearly fifty years.

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19661 records — Page 564 of 1896