The Kittleson World War II CollectionThe collection was started in 1944 by J. Harold Kittleson and constitutes the largest collection of WWII material in the Upper Midwest. It includes approximately 8500 books, 700 posters and 3500 pamphlets, as well as, photographs, maps, personal scrapbooks and letters relating to all aspects of the war.
Watch Flashback: WWII Propoganda Posters for a brief tour.
All materials from this collection are available for viewing and use in the James K. Hosmer Special Collections Dept. Please review our instructions for visitors before you come to the library.
Check the library catalog for holdings on specific titles and subjects.High-quality reproductions from our WWII Poster Collection are available for purchase. Please contact Special Collections if you would like to order a print.
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