Technology, Crisis, and Toronto’s Postal Slogans by Robert O’Dell lll

Technology, Crisis, and Toronto’s Postal Slogans: The Origins and Transnational Evolution of Government Postal Propaganda in Canada and the United States, 1870-1920

Incorporating an artifact from Toronto’s rich history of postal slogan postmarks as an inquiry starting point for a broader scholarly examination, this lecture delves into the local, national, and international history and origins of government postal propaganda in Canada and the United States during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.

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