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United States Food Administration Window Card

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Description: Card featuring the logo of the United States Food Administration to be hung in the window of a residence to show support for food conservation during World...
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Community Food Demonstration

Date: 1917
Description: Group of women in U.S. Food Administration uniforms demonstrate food conservation methods to a group of men, women and children.
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"Sugar Means Ships"

Date: 1917
Description: Leaflet urging citizens to consume fewer sweetened beverages. The drawing shows a man and a woman seated at a soda shop.
Poster

"Don't Waste Food While Others Starve!"

Date: 1917
Description: United States Food Administration poster depicting a woman holding a crying infant on her shoulder with one arm, and her other arm around a young girl who...
Poster

"Victory is a Question of Stamina"

Date: 1917
Description: World War I United States Food Administration poster showing two soldiers in full gear running through snow with bayonets drawn. Text reads, "Victory is a...
Poster

"Little Americans Do Your Bit"

Date: 1917
Description: United States Food Administration World War I poster encouraging children to conserve wheat for soldiers and not to waste food. There is an image of a youn...
Poster

"Hunger"

Date: 1917
Description: United States Food Administration World War I poster urging citizens to eat less meat, wheat, fats and sugar in order to help fight starvation in Belgium....
Poster

Food Will Win the War

Date: 1917
Description: World War I poster urging newly arrived immigrants to conserve food to aid the allied cause. The image shows people in ethnic costume being ushered into th...
Poster

Save [...] and serve the cause of freedom

Date: 1917
Description: Poster identifying substitute foods for civilians to use, to help the war effort. Substitutes listed are: 1. Wheat - use more corn 2. Meat - use more fish...
Poster

Save a loaf a week — help win the war

Date: 1917
Description: Poster with an illustration of a loaf of bread being sliced by someone using a knife.
Poster

Food is Ammunition — Don't waste it

Date: 1918
Description: Poster with an illustration of soldiers silhouetted against a colorful sky riding on horseback and carrying an American flag. In the foreground is a basket...
Poster

Eat More Corn, Oats and Rye Products

Date: 1917
Description: Poster urging food conservation depicting a variety of acceptable foods arranged on a table. The rest of the text reads: "Fish and poultry — fruits, vegeta...
Poster

Kosciuszko, Pulawski, walczyli o wolnosc w Ameryce

Date: 1917
Description: Poster in Polish with an illustration of Tadeusz Kościuszko, a Polish military leader who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War. This...
Poster

Save the products of the Land

Date: 1917
Description: Poster with an illustration of fish swimming underwater among seaweed. Advocates eating fish rather than other meat sources. The rest of the text reads: "E...
Poster

Blood or Bread

Date: 1917
Description: Poster with an illustration of a man holding up a wounded soldier, with an artillery cannon in the background. Text reads: "Blood or Bread. Others are giv...
Poster

War Rages in France

Date: 1917
Description: Poster with an illustration of refugees moving along a ruined street; one woman is wearing a nun's habit. Text reads: "They cannot fight & raise food at th...
Poster

The Spirit of '18

Date: 1918
Description: Poster with an illustration imitating Archibald Willard's "The Spirit of '76," here with the three men carrying food. Text reads: "The World Cry, Food, Kee...
Poster

Sir — don't waste

Date: 1917
Description: Poster with an illustration of a man eating at a table in a restaurant and smoking a cigar. Food is still on the plates in front of him. Male waiters in th...
Poster

Feed a Fighter

Date: 1918
Description: Charcoal drawing illustration of a soldier in a trench, holding a cup. Other soldiers are behind him. Text reads: "Feed a Fighter. Eat only what you need —...
Poster

Sugar means Ships

Date: 1917
Description: Poster with an illustration of a woman drinking out of a glass with a straw, while below her miniaturized ships labeled "ARMS," "FOOD," "SOLDIERS" and "SU...

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