Poster Perfect: WPA & War Era Housing Posters in KSL Special Collections

Euclid Homes & Lakeshore Village

Euclid, Ohio is an inner ring suburb to the east of Cleveland, Ohio.

Euclid, Ohio was home to several industrial plants that made weaponry and machinery for the military during WW2.

Kelvin Smith Library Special Collections has a collection of WPA and WW2 era posters, some pertain to housing and urban planning.  These posters were created to promote public housing projects in the Cleveland area in response to the Great Depression in the 1930s and the WW2 need for housing war workers.

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