Louis and Jodi Atkin Family Collection

WWI Collections: The Atkin Posters

By Rose Miyatsu on December 7, 2017

One of Washington University in St Louis’s most spectacular WWI holdings is a collection of more than 400 WWI recruitment and propaganda posters, originally collected by Louis and Jodi Atkin, who donated the collection to Wash U in 2014. Louis Atkin assembled his collection by searching though an...

From Jeeves to Uncle Sam : The Legacy of James Montgomery Flagg

By MGHL Staff on June 18, 2014

James Montgomery Flagg, one of the most versatile artists of the early-mid twentieth century, would have been 137 today.  He was born in suburban Pelham Manor, New York (approximately 14 miles northeast of Manhattan) but was always interested in drawing urban life. Sunday Magazine, December 18, 1...

MGHL Welcomes the Atkin Family Collection of WWI Posters

By MGHL Staff on June 12, 2014

Modern Graphic History Library is pleased to announce the addition of the Louis and Jodi Atkin Family Collection featuring World War I posters and memorabilia. 1917 American poster by James Montgomery Flagg The collection includes over 400 recruitment and propaganda posters produced from 1915 – 1...