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The Elmer L. Andersen Library gallery is free and open for public viewing 8-4:30 Monday-Friday.

Above the Surface: Propaganda Through Popular Media

Running Summer 2010

The Images with Impact: Propaganda Through Popular Media hallway exhibit draws from many of the collections within Andersen Library including the East Asian Library, Special Collections and Rare Books, and the Kautz Family YMCA Archives. This exhibit shows propaganda of health, education, and political identity in China, Japan, and Korea in the twentieth century.

Hallway Exhibit The Propaganda Through Popular Media hallway exhibit extends around the second and third floor hallways of Andersen Library.
The exhibit begins on the second floor with a discussion of what the viewer should be looking for when viewing this exhibit.
Start Description
Above the Surface
What happens to the collections after coming to Andersen Library one may ask. Contrary to other libraries, Andersen's archivists do NOT classify collections and materials into collections by subject. Instead, special ways of organizing are used in the various different collections.
What do we do with the material?
Hallway A look at the exhibit
The topics discussed throughout this exhibit include Health, Education, and Political Principles throughout China, Japan, and Korea in the 20th century.

The Political Principles section includes propaganda used throughout the Cultural Revolution in 1966-1976 in China.
Health Education Health & Education
The YMCA's primary goal with to promote Christian ideals across the world with their second goal of cultivating a healthy mind, body, and spirit. These goals can be seen in the images throughout this exhibit.