Collection ID: MS 1899

Collection context

Summary

Date:
1917-1918
Abstract:
The collection consists of forty-eight black and white postcards from the Belgian Propoganda Ministry following the invasion of German East Africa in 1917. Although German forces in German East Africa were never defeated, the postcards show 'Occupied' German East Africa.
Extent:
0.25 Linear Feet
Language:
Postcard captions are in German, French, and Dutch.

Background

Acquisition information:
Transferred from the African Collection Curator, 2007.
Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Scope and Content:

The collection consists of forty-eight black and white postcards from the Belgian Propoganda Ministry following the invasion of German East Africa in 1917. Although German forces in German East Africa were never defeated, the postcards show 'Occupied' German East Africa.

Indexed Terms

Subjects:
Photographic postcards
Places:
German East Africa

Access

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
Sterling Memorial Library
Yale Campus
New Haven, CT, USA
CONTACT:
(203) 432-1735
mssa.assist@yale.edu