Broadsides and Ephemera Collection

Broadsides, pamphlets, form letters, posters, newspapers, tickets, and other printed items on a wide range of topics from across the World  More »

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To live again! bdsge20040
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First Virginia Brigade! bdsny91590
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Difendilo! bdsit07040
View the highlight item: Italiani, l'inverno è alle porte.
Italiani, l'inverno è alle porte. bdsit08027
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For Company E., Col. Owen's 2nd Regiment,... bdspa064069
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His Majesties order for taking off the... bdsbi15073

About the Digital Collection

The Broadsides and Ephemera Collection contains broadsides, pamphlets, form letters, posters, newspapers, tickets, and other short printed items dating from the eighteenth to the twentieth century (with the majority dating from the nineteenth century). Truly an interdisciplinary collection, the Broadsides and Ephemera Collection includes materials related to political campaigns, politics, theater, dance, popular entertainments, immigration and emigration, advertising, travel, expositions, military recruitment and campaigns, as well as issues related to race, class, gender, and religion.


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Vote!

by Zeke Graves over 5 years ago

In anticipation of next Tuesday's midterm elections, here is a photo gallery of voting-related images from Duke Digital Collections. Click on a photo to view more images from our collections dealing with political movements, voting rights, propaganda, activism, and more! [caption id="attachment_6510" align="alignnone" width="800"] This image is part of a series of photographs taken by…
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