Battery City History Museum (Section 1C, Book and Periodical archives) The beginning of an exhibit titled "Exterminate: The History of an Iconic Poster." This exhibit displays all 14 "EXTERMINATE" posters to date, with historical notes.
Yesterday was World Poetry Day so, here in OUP Archives, we enjoyed spending the day flicking through old OUP staff magazines for poetic examples. This poem was
written by May Wedderburn Cannan, a British poet active during World War One, and also the daughter of Charles Cannan who ran Oxford University Press from 1895 until his death in 1919. It was published in The Periodical in 1923.
The first time he saw him, he could tell the dark
haired boy was not older than eight years old, probably a little bit less when
taking in mind the high the small child possessed. Will bitted his bottom lip
slightly as he slowly started making his way towards where the brown eyed kid
was playing, his glance wandering around the environment from time to time,
watching his surroundings in hope of not getting discovered. He knew he shouldn’t
be there in first place, but he couldn’t help it… He was curious, the dark
haired had an aura around him that had certainly caught his attention.
He didn’t even know his name, yet he couldn’t help but feel sorry for
him… For the pain that he was going to live through.
Battery City History Museum (Section 4C, Zone Periodical archives) A series of bizarre papers that appeared in Battery City. The messages on the posters have been traced back to transmissions from rebels Agent Cherri Cola and Tommy Chow Mein, but the maker(s) and distributor(s) of the posters are still unknown.
Date(s) unknown, appeared April 5th-21st, 2020 From an anonymous donor 5.21'' x 5.21'' each Artifact #005539 Complete collection