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    • 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)
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Scrap

    • 1942
    • 50.5 x 71 cm. Color. Government issued poster showing the need for scrap metal donations. Graphic shows an arm ascending from behind a barn and clenching pieces of old equipment in its fist.
    • 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.
    • 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)
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Be With Him at Every Mail Call

    • 1945
    • 53 x 71 cm. Color. Advertising poster for the V-Mail service to American soldiers. It is described as private, reliable, patriotic. Graphic shows a young woman smiling as she writes a letter to her soldier overseas.
    • 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...
    • 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)

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