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Description found in Archives
Sub-series part of
Place of creation
Language of material
Scope and content
The sub-series include reproductions of WIB posters which were created in support of the war effort during the Second World War.
Conditions of access
Vol. 4 has a section identifying the WRP Series (Posters produced by the WIB) Reference Room, 395 Wellington Street FA-80 (b/c 2000791572) 90 (Paper)
Most of the posters are held by the Documentary Art Section and recorded in the ICON database. 90 (Electronic)
Creator / Provenance
Biography / Administrative history
The Wartime Information Board was established in September 1942 (PC 8099) to co-ordinate federal information services during the war, and existed as an enlarged version of its predecessor the Bureau of Public Information. The Board assumed all powers of public information for the duration of the war, and was responsible directly to the Prime Minister. The Board was absorbed by the Canadian Information Service 28 September 1945.
Related control no.
1. 1983-030 PIC
2. 1996-065 DAP
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