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State University of New York at Oswego
Accession number 2005.006.0106
12" x 10"
Subjects / Keywords:
8: Communication Artifact ( nmc )
Documentary Artifact ( nmc )
Hand raised in a peace sign. "Ontarian", 1970. ( eng )
While most young men drafted into service during the two world wars viewed military service as a patriotic and valiant action, many in the 1960's and 1970's resisted serving in Vietnam. On the other hand, thousands of young men courageously went forth to battle in support of their government. Meanwhile, throughout the country, especially on university and college campuses, a peace movement emerged that strongly challenged the involvement of the United States in the affairs of Southeast Asia. The "V" sign, used by Winston Churchill in World War II, was adopted as a symbol of the peace movement. ( eng )
Negative. ( eng )
[Enlarged exhibit image - 2005.006.0001, Folder 01-74] ( eng )
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2005.006.0106 ( accession number )
PastPerfect Photograph Collection