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    • Maximum Canning with Minimum Sugar

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    • A bulletin printed by the United States Food Administration about ways to prepare canned fruit, jellies, and marmalades with less sugar. Excerpt: "A patriotic American should use larger quantities of home-grown sirups and molasses, to the...
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    • Letter: Michael Brown to Zebulon B. Vance, March 18, 1863

    • 1863-03-18
    • A letter from Michael Brown to Governor Vance concerning the raid on his store by local women demanding his flour. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State Archives. It was...
    • Brown, Michael
    • Letter: Salisbury Women to Zebulon B. Vance, March 21, 1863

    • 1863-03-21
    • A letter from the women involved in the Salisbury Bread Riots to Governor Vance explaining their actions. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State Archives. It was part of...
    • Moore, Mary C.
    • "A Female Raid" from the Carolina Watchman, March 23, 1863

    • 1863-03-23
    • A newspaper article discussing the issues behind the Salisbury Bread Riot. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State Archives. It was part of the monthly documents on the...
    • Bruner, J. J.
    • Corn -- The Food of the Nation

    • 1918
    • A woman serving muffins, pancakes, and grits, with cannisters on the table labeled corn meal, grits, and hominy. Text continues: "Serve some way every meal - appetizing, nourishing, economical." Copy 1 stamped on bottom center "Mrs. J. R....
    • Harrison, Lloyd
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Jan. 14, 1865

    • 1865-01-14
    • Ann complains that she isn’t getting Henry’s letters due to the carelessness of the mail carriers. She has heard from Langley who says his unit is being sent to Charleston and that food supplies are scarce. Union troops are taking all of the...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Oct. 16, 1864

    • 1864-10-16
    • Ann describes a recent fever she had, and tells of the neighbors' health. Despite her illness she has made progress on the farm and reports on various crops and animals. She is worried that a bear will get the cows and pigs during the cold snap...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Oct. 26, 1864

    • 1864-10-26
    • Ann tells Henry of the harvest, the sowing of the wheat, and what prices she hopes to sell various crops for. She tells news of the some of men from town who are serving in Virginia and reports that mail sent to Virginia was already opened when it...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Arthur P. Putnam to Larkin S. Kendrick, Sept. 5, 1864

    • 1864-09-05
    • Arthur Putnam writes Larkin telling him how his unit has dug holes and ditches around Petersburg to hide in during artillery fire, as well as store food in. He lists the prices of food items near Petersburg.
    • Putnam, Arthur P.; Putnum, Arthur P.;
    • War Gardens Victorious

    • 1919
    • Boy in overalls, carrying a hoe leads procession of anthropomorphized vegetables with an American flag. Text: "Every war garden a peace plant."
    • Barney, Maginel Wright, 1877-1966
    • War Gardens Over The Top

    • 1919
    • Boy with hoe chasing anthropomorphized produce, including pumpkin with an American flag, potato, tomato, and assorted root vegetables. Image has caption, "The Seeds of Victory Insure the Fruits of Peace." The observer is asked to write to the...
    • Barney, Maginel Wright, 1877-1966
    • Keep It Coming -- Waste Nothing

    • 1917
    • Caravan of trucks with "Food" printed on side driving through snow. Text includes quote by Gen. John J. Pershing, "We must not only feed our soldiers at the front but the millions of women & children behind our lines." Poster is number 14 in a...
    • Illian, George, 1894-1932
    • Letter: Catherine Ramsay to John Futch, March 29, 1863

    • 1863-03-29
    • Catherine (Martha's mother) has heard that the 59th regiment has been involved in a battle in New Bern and tells John about other war news. She is worried about John's involvement in a recent fight near Fredericksburg. She talks about the price of...
    • Ramsey, Catherine
    • This Is What God Gives Us

    • 1917
    • Colorful produce on a table, in a basket, and hanging from a beam with text box: "This is what God gives us. What are you giving so that others may live? Eat less wheat, meat, fats, sugar. Send more to Europe or they will starve." Poster is number...
    • Hendee, A.
    • The Fruits of Victory

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    • Columbia stands behind bottles and jars of preserves and assorted farm produce.
    • Jacobs, Leonebel
    • Win The Next War Now

    • 1918
    • Columbia stands behind bottles and jars of preserves and assorted farm produce. The observer is asked to write to the National War Garden Commission for a free book on home canning and home drying.
    • Jacobs, Leonebel
    • Are You A Victory Canner?

    • 1918
    • Columbia stands behind bottles and jars of preserves and assorted farm produce. The observer is asked to write to the National War Garden Commission for a free book.
    • Jacobs, Leonebel
    • Will You Have a Part in Victory?

    • 1918
    • Columbia walking through a field sowing seeds. Text: "Write to the National War Garden Commission--Washington, D.C. for free books on gardening, canning, & drying." Caption at bottom of poster: "Every Garden a Munition Plant"
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960

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