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"Sugar Means Ships"

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Leaflet urging citizens to consume fewer sweetened beverages. The drawing shows a man and a woman seated at a soda shop.
DESCRIPTION
Leaflet urging citizens to consume fewer sweetened beverages. The drawing shows a man and a woman seated at a soda shop.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:70931
Creation Date: 1917
Creator Name:United States. Food Administration.
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:Ephemera collection, circa 1850-circa 2000
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 2724
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 4.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
"The sugar used in sweet drinks must be brought to America in ships. Last year, 4000,000,000 lbs of sugar were imported for sweet drinks. These ships must now be used to carry soldiers to the front. Drink less sweetened beverages. We are at war. Every spoonful--every sip, means less for a fighter."
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Hats
Beverage industry
Sugar
World War, 1914-1918
Men
Women
Caricatures and cartoons
Drawing

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