Canada and the First World War


02 First World War Photograph and Document Packages


All of the countries involved in the First World War made use of propaganda to encourage contributions to the war effort and enlistment. The materials in this package provide mostly Canadian examples of a range of wartime propaganda, from sculptures to posters and postcards.

Propaganda Posters (List of Images):

Other Primary Source Propaganda Materials (List of Images):

Related Historical Information About Propaganda: Voluntary Recruitment, Finance and War Production, and Anti-German Sentiment