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  • Description: Food
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    • Cardinal Mercier

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 52 x 71 cm. Color. Relays Cardinal Mercier's appeal to the Food Administration for more food for war victims. Encourages food conservation to allow for more donations to France, Belgium, and Italy. (2 copies)
    • Do Not Be Fooled by the Lies of the Enemy

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 35.5 x 55.5 cm. Black and white with red accents. This bulletin assures the public that the U.S. government has no intention of seizing private food reserves from its citizens, but reminds that hoarding of food or collecting more than is reasonable...
    • War Rages in France

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 50.5 x 75.5 cm. Black and white. Picture of hungry people crowded in the streets of France to illustrate the need for U.S. citizens to conserve food in support of the war effort. (2 copies)
    • Beat Germany

    • 1917
    • 35.5 x 54.5. Color. Encourages the support of any nation opposing Prussianism through food conservation and donations. Graphic shows armed soldiers carrying the flags of the United States, United Kingdom, France, which are covering the Italian and...
    • Sir, Don't Waste

    • 1917 circa
    • 53 x 73.5 cm. Black and white with red accents. Poster encouraging public not to waste food and adopt a clean plate doctrine. Graphic shows a rich gentleman leaving a large amount of food on his plate.
    • Keep It Coming

    • 1918 circa
    • 53 x 73 cm. Color. Stresses the importance of sending food to the front lines, not just for the soldiers, but also for the women and children behind the lines. Poster includes a quote from General John J. Pershing. Picture shows convoy of army...
    • Save Food and Defeat Frightfulness

    • 1918 circa
    • 141 x 92 cm. Color. Reminder issued by the United States Food Administration to conserve supplies. Features a quote: America: the hope of all who suffer, the dread of all who wrong. Image shows wounded war victims pointing to the quote.
    • America Has Plenty of Food

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 63.5 x 96.5 cm. Color. Poster issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to reassure the public that the land is still producing plenty of food. Graphic shows a healthy American family in front of a background featuring scenes of full grain silos...
    • Grow Your Own

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 55.5 x 81 cm. Color. Poster issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the endorsement of growing one's own fruits and vegetables. Beneath the title appears the slogan, Food Will Win the War and Write the Peace. Also appearing at the bottom...
    • How To Shop With Ration Tokens

    • 1939-1945 circa
    • 94.5 x 70.5 cm. Color. Official OPA information poster showing picture illustrations of exactly how to use ration tokens to purchase food with the reassuring phrase at the bottom: Rationing and Price Control mean A Fair Share at A Fair Price.
    • Grow Your Own, Can Your Own

    • 1943
    • 40.5 x 57 cm. Color. Government issued poster endorsing the practice of growing and canning one's own produce in order to conserve food for the soldiers. Graphic shows a mother and daughter in matching aprons canning various foods.
    • For Health...

    • 1943
    • 55.5 x 71 cm. Color. U.S. Government Chart showing the seven food groups with the message, eat some food from each group... every day! (2 copies)
    • Ours... to fight for, Freedom From Want

    • 1943
    • 72 x 101 cm. Color. Poster issued by the Office of War Information featuring a Norman Rockwell illustration used in the Saturday Evening Post. Graphic shows an American family Thanksgiving scene with a table laden with food and the smiling...
    • Every Child Needs a Good School Lunch

    • 1944
    • 50.5 x 71 cm. Color. Poster issued by the War Food Administration to advertise community school lunch programs to ensure that every child would have adequate food during lunch time. Graphic shows a boy and girl playing with a baseball on the school...
    • Lick The Platter Clean

    • 1944
    • 36 x 50 cm. Color. Government issued poster featuring an illustration of nursery rhyme characters Jack Sprat and his wife holding up a clean platter above the words Don't Waste Food.
    • You Can't Afford to Get Hurt!

    • 1944
    • 50.5 x 71 cm. Color. Government issued poster giving a warning to farmers not to get injured so they could continue producing food for the war effort. Graphic shows a farmer standing next to a plow with his arm in a sling.
    • Le Scandale du Pain

    • 1945
    • 85 x 124 cm. Pink background with black text. Encourages housewives, mothers, manual workers, and intellectuals to acknowledge the poor quality and insufficient rations of bread by attending a grand meeting organized by the National Federation of...

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