July 17, 2014 Sophie Weiner

In these 1952 propaganda posters we see the now-defunct Detroit manufacturer Bohn Aluminum and Brass Corporation try to convince their employees that their unionizing was the beginnings of the country’s fall to communism. Their eerie disembodied hands (perhaps, the invisible hand of the market?) are juxtaposed with equally creepy, bad puns. A caption near a chessboard […]

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