/r/PropagandaPosters

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A subreddit for propaganda collectors, enthusiasts, or all who are fascinated by propaganda as an insight into history, sociology, perspective, and manipulation through art and other mediums

Propaganda: information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc.

A subreddit for propaganda collectors, enthusiasts, or anyone fascinated by propaganda as an insight into history, sociology, perspective, and manipulation.

Posters, paintings, leaflets, cartoons, videos, music, broadcasts, news articles, or any medium is welcome - be it recent or historical, subtle or blatant, artistic or amateur, horrific or hilarious.

Guidelines

1) Don't vote on whether you agree with the message of a post.

2) Don't post with the intent to spread propaganda you agree with or the intent to degrade propaganda you disagree with.

3) Titles must have a date and must be neutral. If in doubt, you can simply use the caption of the poster (eg. "I want you!", US, 1917).

4) No current events. To help us to be objective, posts cannot be from within the last two years. Please post contemporary work on /r/ModernPropaganda.

5) No reposts. You can only repost the same image after a year.

6) Civil conversation is okay; soapboxing, bigotry, partisan bickering, and personal attacks are not.

7) No memes or clickbait. Image macros are only allowed if released by an official agency and the source is provided.

For a complete rundown and explanation of the rules, refer to the wiki.

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Mexican poster from the Second World War (1942) showing a Soviet horseman riding over Nazis at Stalingrad. Artist: Leopoldo Méndez.

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2024/02/12
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Ironized Yeast Ad for weight gain (1930s)

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2024/02/12
10:41 UTC

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Me travel? Not this summer. U.S.A. (1945)

6 Comments
2024/02/12
10:14 UTC

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"Whoever wears this symbol is an enemy of our people" Nazi Germany, 1942.

3 Comments
2024/02/12
09:14 UTC

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WWII cartoon about conserving natural resources by Dr. Seuss, c. 1942

2 Comments
2024/02/12
07:05 UTC

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"The Islamic State Is Remaining, Because it was established on the skulls of crusaders" (Iraq, 2008)

67 Comments
2024/02/12
06:57 UTC

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Chinese Anti-Soviet illustration 1940s/50s

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2024/02/12
06:17 UTC

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"To boldly go where no one has... What kept you?" A political caricature of Obama's visit to Cuba, 2016.

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2024/02/12
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"Women bring all voters into the world. Let women vote." (USA, 1917)

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2024/02/12
03:45 UTC

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"The Unwilling Confederate - Congress ought to take Uncle Sam out of this shameful position by passing the anti-lottery bill." (Judge, 23 Aug 1890)

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2024/02/12
02:00 UTC

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“Do Women Have To Be Naked To Get Into The Met. Museum?” (Poster by Guerrilla Girls, USA, 1989)

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2024/02/12
01:45 UTC

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Anti-Semitic Iranian cartoon showing Jews worshipping Wall Street, 2012

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2024/02/12
00:27 UTC

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Found this while browsing. Date unknown, probably early cold war

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2024/02/11
22:24 UTC

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"Eliminate the Extremely Evil Communist Bandits" // Lyudao, Republic of China (Taiwan) // 1950s // ? // Slab with an anti-communist slogan

2 Comments
2024/02/11
18:50 UTC

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"Mary Wollstonecraft: Pioneer" (UK, 1908)

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2024/02/11
18:42 UTC

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"He" - Italian caricature of Mussolini depicted wearing a crown on his head with the words "woe to those who touch it" (1925)

2 Comments
2024/02/11
18:23 UTC

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"The world is on fire. Second Patriotic War.", Russian Empire Poster about World War I, 1914

15 Comments
2024/02/11
18:10 UTC

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"Agent Orange", circa '70s

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2024/02/11
18:00 UTC

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Filipino anti-PRC poster (2020)

129 Comments
2024/02/11
17:55 UTC

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Chinese propaganda poster about the Vietnam War (1972)

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2024/02/11
16:31 UTC

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"3rd anniversary of the Independance. Determination and determination... optimism and smile.!" Tunisia, 1958.

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2024/02/11
16:19 UTC

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WWI U.S. Marine recruitment poster: 1917

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2024/02/11
15:51 UTC

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''[Richard Nixon to Israel:] If you'll just let him get closer he might stop growling'' - American cartoon (''Chicago Sun-Times'', artist: Bill Mauldin) referencing the Soviet military presence in Egypt, 1971

17 Comments
2024/02/11
12:11 UTC

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'Children's Crusade Against Communism - 47. War-Maker' (American trading card from Bowman Gum's 'Fight the Red Menace' series. United States of America, 1951).

40 Comments
2024/02/11
12:06 UTC

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'United on earth and in space' (German postcard by Jürgen Mücke/ Verlag für Agitations- und Anschauungsmittel Berlin. Celebrating the 1978 flight to the Salyut-6 space station. German Democratic Republic, 1978).

1 Comment
2024/02/11
12:04 UTC

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'Cost of living in two wars…' (American poster by Leon Helguera/ United States Government Printing Office. United States of America, 1944).

4 Comments
2024/02/11
12:03 UTC

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'Why have you come to Mourmansk?' (Russian pamphlet in English by Lenin and Chicherin. Addressing allied troops intervening in Revolutionary Russia. Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, 1918).

8 Comments
2024/02/11
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''What's the cheery word from Russia?'' - American cartoon (''PM'' magazine, artist: Theodor Seuss Geisel [Dr. Seuss]) made during Operation Barbarossa, September 1941

2 Comments
2024/02/11
11:59 UTC

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'Nato Tattoo Arnhem' (Dutch poster by Truin Photography promoting a military tattoo at Arnhem city. NATO Public Diplomacy Division. Netherlands, July 1963).

2 Comments
2024/02/11
11:57 UTC

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