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Grenoble Exposition 1925



Roger Broders’ early work focused on scenic views of the PLM region. Grenoble, in the French Alps, is a major city that often served as the alpine center of culture and sports. This poster from 1925 heralded the “white coal” or hydroelectric power revolution of the region. Over 1 million people visited the exposition during its May to October run.

1968 Olympics


The 1968 Olympic Winter Games were held in Grenoble, France. Jean-Cluade Killy won a record setting three Gold medals in all men’s alpine skiing events. Peggy Fleming won the only Gold Medal for the USA and ABC televised the games in color for the first time. This is the official poster for those games.