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  • All fields: World War, 1914-1918--Food supply--United States
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    • Feed a Fighter

    • 1918
    • Soldier in a trench holding a mug in one hand and food in the other. Text: "Feed a fighter. Eat only what you need. Waste nothing. That he and his family may have enough." Poster is number 15 in a series. Copy 1 is stamped on bottom front "Mrs. J....
    • Morgan, Wallace
    • Kościuszko Pulawski

    • 1917
    • Portrait of Tadeusz Kościuszko, a Polish soldier who fought in the American Revolution, above text in Polish. Partial translation: Kościuszko [and] Pulawski fought for liberty in America. Can you help America fight for freedom in Poland? Eat less...
    • Illian, George, 1894-1932
    • L'Italia Ha Bisogno di Carne, Frumento, Grasso & Zucchero

    • 1917
    • Portrait of General Cadorna, above text in Italian. Translation: Italy needs meat, wheat, sugar & fat. Eat little of this food because it has to go to our people, and the troops of Italy. Poster is number 8 in a series.
    • Illian, George, 1894-1932
    • Hunger -- For Three Years America Has Fought Starvation in Belgium

    • 1918
    • Poster featuring a mother with children. Text: "Hunger. For three years America has fought starvation in Belgium. Will you eat less wheat, meat, fats and sugar that we may still send food in ship loads?" Poster is number 12 in a series.
    • Raleigh, Henry, 1880-1945
    • Will You Help the Women of France? Save Wheat

    • 1918
    • Three women pulling a plow over rocky terrain. Text: "They are struggling against starvation and trying to feed not only themselves and children: but their husbands and sons who are fighting in the trenches." Poster is number 23 in a series.
    • Penfield, Edward, 1866-1925
    • Don't Waste Food While Others Starve!

    • World War I poster featuring a gaunt mother and children with starving people with arms raised in background. Poster is number 31 in a series.
    • Clinker, L. C.; Dwyer, M. J.
    • War Rages in France -- We Must Feed Them

    • 1917
    • Villagers gathering in the street. Text: "War rages in France. They cannot fight & raise food at the same time. Denying ourselves only a little means life to them. We must feed them." Poster is number 19 in a series.
    • Townsend, F. H. (Frederick Henry), 1868-1920
    • The Prayer of Millions

    • Drawing of a woman with hands reaching out for aid. Text begins: "Oh, Wonderful American People! You who have strength and abundance, heed our hourly supplication for sustenance and help…" Prayer is signed "Suffering Europe." Note at bottom:...
    • Watson, F. M.
    • Victory Is a Question of Stamina

    • 1917
    • World War I poster featuring two soldiers holding bayonets lunging forward on snow-covered ground. Text: "Victory is a question of stamina. Send the wheat, meat, fats, sugar, the fuel for fighters." Poster is number 11 in a series.
    • Dunn, Harvey, 1884-1952
    • Save Food and Defeat Frightfulness

    • Red Cross nurse with wounded and needy people, including a soldier, an old man, and a mother holding a child, all gesturing toward the quote from Whittier: "America, the hope of all who suffer -- the dread of all who wrong." Poster is number 32 in...
    • Paus, Herbert Andrew, 1880-1946
    • November is Thrift Month

    • 1917
    • Title continues: "Governor Bickett appeals to the farmers of North Carolina to save now and prepare for less prosperous days." Specific recommendations include buying a Liberty Loan Bond, paying off debts, starting a savings account, and making...
    • Volunteers Wanted for Farm Work

    • Image of Uncle Sam speaking to a farmer. Caption: "Uncle Sam wants the names of able-bodied men and boys who will 'Do their bit' for the country's defense on the farms. A shortage of food products would seriously handicap the fighting forces and...
    • Save Food for World Relief

    • World War I poster featuring a portrait of Abraham Lincoln above the quotation, "With malice toward none; with charity for all…let us strive on to finish the work we are in…" Includes "America's food pledge 20 million tons" insignia.
    • Food -- Keep the Home Garden Going

    • 1918
    • Poster of three men in a field carrying wheat and produce. Text: "The Spirit of '18. The World Cry--Food--Keep the Home Garden going." Poster is number 24 in a series.
    • McKee, William
    • Save a Loaf a Week, Help Win the War

    • 1917
    • Hand holding a knife slicing a loaf of bread. Text: "Save a Loaf a Week, Help Win the War." Poster is number 3 in a series.
    • Cooper, Fred G. (Frederic Gross), 1883-1962
    • Waste No Food!

    • Text promotes the value of conserving food by not making or serving too much at meals, by not letting food spoil, and by not handling food carelessly. Excerpt: "For practical advice on how to feed your family efficiently and make the most of the...
    • United States. Dept. of Agriculture


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