Thursday, January 03, 2008


I'm guessing you're all thinking about Iowa fairly exclusively in terms of the Caucus, aren't you? Check out this poster from Sioux City past:

Pretty rad, huh? Nice to see the Feds take an interest in the local camera club.

What about this one?

Interesting in light of recent events in Vieques, no?

Or this one, from when Penicillin was new:

I really like this stuff! They're all from a great website from the Library of Congress about WPA posters from 1936-43. Cool on a whole bunch of levels. Thanks to maven haven for drawing my attention to it.

The design elements are fascinating, as are the reminders of how things change. And how they don't. New Deal, eh? Make you think of anything?

So with that, I'll leave you with a graphic reminder of the theory that loose lips sink ships...

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