1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1914-1918--Poland--Sources.

  1. Posters of the German Military Government in the Generalgouvernement Warschau (German occupied Poland) from World War I, 1915-1916

    3 containers. Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 1.2 . Approximate number of items: 101 . -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    A collection of posters of official announcements by the German military government in Poland. Topics include setting exchange rates of currency, licensing, issuing identity cards, handling animals, requesting skilled labor for work in factories and coal mines, banning or controlling sales of alcohol, regulating rents and property taxes, registration of visitors to Warsaw, controlling flour, bread and rationing other staples. Includes numerous posters announcing court martial sentences and executions of Polish and Russian citizens tried for robbery, espionage, and other crimes as well as posters offering rewards for the capture of criminals. Many of the posters are published by the Deutsche Warschauer Zeitung or the Deutsche Staatsdruckerei.