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Propaganda, 1912 - 1992

 Series — Box: 1-16, Folder: 1-466

Scope and Contents

Items in this series are relevant to O. W. Riegel's involvement with propaganda materials from World War I through the Vietnam War. Within this series are correspondence between Riegel and his co-workers at the Office of War information, a variety of war leaflets, war themed news letters, foreign magazines, ephemeral propaganda materials, a few posters, Viet Cong banners, and German Newspapers. Some items and subjects of note include Hand made propaganda from the Viet Cong, A book of official japanese war leaflets, records from the Office of War Information, and pictoral records of the Spanish Civil War and the Second Sino Japanese War.


  • Agent Relation: 1912 - 1992


Language of Materials

Mostly English with some Japanese, Vietnamese, Korean, German, French, Dutch, Polish, Flemish, Catalan, Serbo-Croat, Bengali, Chinese, Italian, Czech, Portuguese, and Arabic.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to research use.


12.58 Linear Feet : 7 large storage boxes, 2 oversize boxes, and 3 other boxes


Some items have been removed from their appropriate folders and are located in oversize storage at the end of the series. Additionally, some books, magazines, and newspaper clippings are stored separately from the rest of the collection at this time. They are stored for the researcher's convenience and may be examined upon request.

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA