Frank A. Lajoie and Gary J. Horton World War I Poster Collection, circa 1917-1918 (PG 740)

PG 740, Frank A. Lajoie and Gary J. Horton World War I Poster Collection Inventory of Posters

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Overview of the Collection

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

List of Posters

Posters circa 1917-1918


PG 740, Frank A. Lajoie and Gary J. Horton World War I Poster Collection

Inventory of Posters

Finding aid prepared by Allen Ramsey.

Copyright © 2013 by the Connecticut State Library


Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Lajoie, Francis A.
Creator: Horton, Gary J.
Title: Frank A. Lajoie and Gary J. Horton World War I Poster collection
Dates: circa 1917-1918
Quantity: .25 cubic feet (29 posters)
Abstract: Frank A. Lajoie was business manager of the business office for the Meriden Record Co. in Meriden where he collected the 29 World War I posters found in this collection.
Identification: PG740
Accession: 2014-005
Language: The records are in English.

Biographical Note

Francis (Frank) A. Lajoie was born on November 3, 1880 to David and Salina Codette Lajoie in Meriden, Connecticut. Francis married Alma Munn on June 15, 1910, at St. Laurent's Church in Meriden. He was business manager of the business office for the Meriden Record Co. in Meriden where he collected the World War I posters found in this collection. He then went on to work for the Aetna Life Insurance Company in Hartford for 40 years retiring in 1958. Francis A. Lajoie died in Willimantic, Windham County, Connecticut on July 12, 1979.

Genealogy

Francis (Frank) A. and Alma Munn Lajoie were married in 1910. In 1921, they had a daughter Vivian Shirley Lajoie. Vivian and John Edmund Horton were married on September 8, 1945. Vivian and John Horton had four children: Gregory, Gail, Gary, and James. Gary J. Horton is the grandson of Francis A. Lajoie.

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 29 World War I posters.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Index Terms

Subjects:

Connecticut State Council of Defense
War posters -- United States
World War, 1914-1918 -- Posters
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States

Persons:

Horton, Gary J.
Lajoie, Francis A.

Document Types:

Posters

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Administrative Information

Provenance

The Frank A. Lajoie and Gary J. Horton World War I Poster collection was donated by Gary J. Horton to the Connecticut State Library on May 30, 2013.

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List of Posters

Posters, circa 1917-1918
Box
"Federal Warning Against Non-Essential New Enterprises…Resolution Passed by War Industries Board…The Connecticut State Council of Defense Calls the Attention of the People of This State to the Following:-...", circa 1917-1918 1
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 8 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 9 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 10 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 12 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 13 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 14 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 15 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 16 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 17 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 18 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 19 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 20 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 21 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 22 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 23 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 25 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 26 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 27 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 29 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 30 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Fighting in France for Freedom!-Are YOU Helping at Home?", News Photo Poster No. 31 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"My Soldier...How Can You Help? WSS Save WSS Buy War Stamps - Keep on Buying", circa 1917-1918
"Remember the Boys in France!-Write Them Often", News Photo Poster No. 32 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Remember the Boys in France!-Write Them Often", News Photo Poster No. 33 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"Remember the Boys in France!-Write Them Often", News Photo Poster No. 34 issued for Connecticut State Council of Defense, circa 1917-1918
"State of Connecticut, Executive Chambers, Hartford...To the Citizens of Connecticut…In the nation-wide movement to collect $100,000,000 for the Second War Fund of the American Red Cross...", circa 1917-1918
United States Fuel Administration, State Capitol, Hartford, Conn., "Regulations Established by the Fuel Administration", circa 1917-1918
"Your President and Your Governor Endorse the Children's Year...What will YOU do to HELP SAVE 1056 BABIES In Connecticut in 1918? Woman's Committee, Connecticut State Council of Defense, Room 66, State Capitol, Hartford, Connecticut", circa 1917-1918