“Halt the Hun!”: Atrocity Propaganda in World War I

October 24 – December 15, 2019

This study gallery exhibition brings together examples of anti-German atrocity propaganda produced by the U.S. government during World War I. It explores the complexities of propaganda production for German immigrants and the unintended consequences of the government’s efforts to shape public opinion.


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Frederick Strothmann (American, 1879 – 1958), Beat Back the Hun with Liberty Bonds (1918).
Lithograph, William Benton Museum of Art, Gift of Robert Elson, 1977.23.195