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This world cannot exist half slave and half free, work for freedom!
This world cannot exist half slave and half free, work for freedom!
Resource Typeimage
TitleThis world cannot exist half slave and half free, work for freedom!
Coverage / Year1944
DescriptionPoster, color, 28.5 x 40 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
InterpretationThe words on this chilling poster are a paraphrase of Abraham Lincoln's words in a speech he gave on June 16, 1858 in Springfield, Illinois. In that speech, Lincoln said "I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free."
Lesson Plans / ThemesWorld War II; News Coverage WWII
Learning Standards16 History; 14 Political systems
Author or CreatorUnited States. Office of Facts and Figures
Other ContributorsFalter, John Philip, 1910-1982 [artist]
Subject / KeywordsWorld War II; War posters, American; Liberty; Patriotism; Propaganda;
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifierww20241p
CONTENTdm file name6253820252002_ww20241p.jpg
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