17 Posters From The 1930s, The Age Of Great Depression, That Promote Kindness To Animals

Every year since 1915, millions of Americans come together during the first full week of May to show their compassion and build a more humane world for animals by celebrating the oldest commemorative week in U.S. history: “Be Kind to Animals Week”. This has taught generations of Americans the enduring value of treating animals with love and care, making it the longest-running and most successful humane education campaign ever, supported by U.S. Presidents, First Ladies and top celebrities. With their help, people understand better than ever the crucial importance of caring for our animal friends.

During the 1930s, the American Humane Association organized a “Be Kind To Animals” week. American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, is challenging people to commit to protecting and improving the lives of millions of animals. Each poster had an illustration of a charming child shown taking care of an animal. The main goal of the posters was to spread the message that people should love and respect animals.

Scroll down to see these adorable posters that has message in them.