Politics and Postage in the Great Depression Daniel A. Piazza Assistant Curator of Philately 25 October 2009
Philatelist-in-Chief
Stamps as Propaganda
<ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Inexpensive </li></ul><ul><li>Widely disseminated </li></ul><ul><li>Can be targeted (to a...
Stamps of the Great Depression
Stamps of the Great Depression
Stamps of the Great Depression
Stamps of the Great Depression
<ul><li>June 9, 2009 – June 6, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/DeliveringHope/ </li></ul>
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Smithsonian National Postal Museum assistant curator of philately Daniel Piazza explains why stamps are effective propaganda in Politics & Postage in the Great Depression.

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Politics & Postage in the Great Depression: Stamps as Propaganda

  1. 1. Politics and Postage in the Great Depression Daniel A. Piazza Assistant Curator of Philately 25 October 2009
  2. 2. Philatelist-in-Chief
  3. 3. Stamps as Propaganda
  4. 4. <ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Inexpensive </li></ul><ul><li>Widely disseminated </li></ul><ul><li>Can be targeted (to a point) </li></ul><ul><li>Reproduced in large quantities </li></ul><ul><li>Design, production, sale, and use is controlled by the state </li></ul><ul><li>Cadre of collectors who will propagate and amplify the message </li></ul>Stamps as Propaganda
  5. 5. Stamps of the Great Depression
  6. 6. Stamps of the Great Depression
  7. 7. Stamps of the Great Depression
  8. 8. Stamps of the Great Depression
  9. 9. <ul><li>June 9, 2009 – June 6, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/DeliveringHope/ </li></ul>

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