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  • Creator: States
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    • Feed a Fighter

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 53.5 x 74 cm. Primarily black and white with Waste Nothing in red print. Discourages waste to allow more resources for soldiers and their families. Graphic is a reproduction charcoal sketch of a soldier drinking coffee in the trenches. (2 copies)
    • The President Says

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 53 x 28 cm. Color. Offers a quotation from President Wilson that reads, Hunger does not breed reform; it breeds madness and all the ugly distemper that makes ordered life impossible... The future belongs to those who prove themselves the true...
    • 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)
    • Use More Potatoes

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 52 x 70 cm. Color. Poster aimed at encouraging the use of potatoes over wheat-based products by listing the potato's attributes.
    • They Give Their Lives

    • 1914-1918 circa
    • 50 x 76 cm. Color. Poster encouraging the public to lend their savings to the war effort by buying war savings stamps. Graphic shows a gloomy hilltop with crosses arranged so as to be reminiscent of the crucifixion.
    • 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...
    • Keep Him Free

    • 1917
    • 50 x 75 cm. Color. Advertisement for War Savings Stamps. Graphic shows a bald eagle towering over a nest with hangars inside and allied airplanes flying out to do battle.
    • Sugar Means Ships

    • 1917 circa
    • 48.5 x 39.5 cm. Black and white. Urges the American public to reduce consumption of sugary beverages, because the transportation of sugar diverts ships from the war effort. The graphic image depicts a woman drinking from a straw connected to the...
    • Why Loyal Americans are Keeping the Pledge

    • 1917-1919 circa
    • 50.5 x 75 cm. Black and white with red accents. Poster informing the general public of the reasons why avoiding the consumption of wheat and meat is vital to ensure the steady flow of supplies to our troops and allies in war torn Europe.
    • Will You Help the Women of France?

    • 1918
    • 140 x 92 cm. Color. Picture shows three women laboring with farm equipment. Poster serves as a reminder that the women of France are feeding themselves, their children and also their soldiers, and encourages Americans to save wheat. (2 copies)
    • Save Your Child

    • 1918
    • 71 x 97 cm. Color. Image of small child holding the torch hand of the statue of liberty with the message that buying war savings stamps will save children from autocracy and poverty.
    • Food Will Win the War

    • 1918 circa
    • 50.5 x 76 cm. Color. Specifically targets immigrants who came to America, encouraging them to preserve the freedom they sought. Calls for waste minimization, and mentions wheat as one of the most needed crops. Image shows immigrants sailing into...

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