We Shall Not Fail

Leslie Ragan (1897-1972) Artist
1943 Date:
New York Central Railroads Publisher
Photomechanical print on paper Medium
Gift of the New York Central Railroad Credit
1959.130.169 Accession number
During World War II, railroad posters were more somber in their messaging, and they frequently displayed patriotic messages, as in this work by Leslie Ragan, which pairs the railroad with the Statue of Liberty. Gone were the cheerful designs that promoted leisure travel and stylish accommodations.
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