This is a poster for the April 1929 provincial election in Saxony. The Dawes Plan was an international agreement dealing with the matter of German reparations payments from World War I. The caption reads: “Break the Dawes Chains.” Courtesy of Dr. Robert D. Brooks.
During World War II, Josephine Baker served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance movement. The French Resistance was a group of individuals who helped to win the war against the German Nazis enemy with undercover work. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music. She was awarded honor of the Croix de Guerre, and received a Medal of the Resistance in 1946.