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“Part of the creative legacy of the New Deal”

National parks in the United States were established primarily to protect and preserve the natural and cultural resources encompassed within them, but also to provide an educational resource for tourists from around the country and around the world. This photo essay illustrates historical tourism posters designed for the national parks during the 1930s.


Vintage posters of America's national parks – in pictures

By Sarah Gilbert

The Guardian

August 26, 2016

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