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    • Where our men are fighting, Our FOOD is fighting

    • 1943
    • Depicts a box of food falling from the sky attached to a red parachute; in the background two figures are parachuting downward. Text encourages the reader to buy wisely, cook carefully, store carefully, and use leftovers. Printed at bottom "OWI...
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    • For health...eat some food from each group...every day!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a food wheel with pictures and labels illustrating seven food groups. Text encourages the reader to eat any foods he or she wants in addition to the basic seven. Printed at bottom "U. S. Department of Agriculture --U.S. Government Printing...
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    • Plant A Victory Garden

    • 1943
    • Depicts a man and woman working in a garden while a little boy wearing a cap bearing military insignia gazes at a basket full of vegetables. Text: "Our food is fighting. A garden will make your rations go further." Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No....
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    • Guard your family's health

    • 1943
    • Text-only poster encourages readers to learn about the new wartime foods in a nutrition class. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 30. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information,...
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    • Can All You Can

    • 1943
    • Depicts a mason jar against a backdrop of vegetables. Text states that canning is a real war job. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 77 Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information,...
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    • Be a Victory Farm Volunteer in the U.S. Crop Corps

    • 1943
    • Depicts two smiling teenagers, one male and one female, above a scene from a farm showing workers in the field harvesting a crop. Text encourages teenagers to see their principal to join the U.S. Crop Corps. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government...
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    • Food Is A Weapon--Don't Waste It

    • 1943
    • Depicts a plate with bones on it, a rumpled napkin on the left, an empty glass on the right. Text encourages the reader to buy wisely, cook carefully, eat all their food, and follow the National Wartime Nutrition Program. Printed at bottom "OWI...
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    • Grow Your Own, Can Your Own

    • 1943
    • Depicts a smiling mother and daughter canning vegetables with numerous jars of canned fruits and vegetables on a shelf behind them. Text: "We'll have lots to eat this winter, won't we Mother?" Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No.57. Additional copies...
    • Parker, A.
    • Shoot to Kill! Protect Your Victory Garden

    • 1943
    • Depicts a woman in her garden spraying an insect with insecticide as it buzzes over a large tomato. Printed at bottom "U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-523387."
    • Morley.
    • For Work, For Play, 3 "squares" a day

    • 1944
    • Silhouette drawings of a family working, playing, and eating. Text: "Eat the basic 7 way." Next to text is small diagram of the seven food groups. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-596810."
    • Jung, Ted.
    • Going our way?

    • 1945
    • Depicts a smiling boy and girl, the boy with a pitchfork and hoe tossed over his shoulder. Text "Be a victory farm volunteer of the U.S. Crop Corps. See your county extension agent or local farm employment office." Text on reverse informs that...
    • Bruehl, Anton, 1900-1982.
    • Grow Your Own--Be Sure!

    • 1945
    • Depicts a group of vegetables and fruit with a red, white, and blue banner in the shape of a V. Includes small "Garden for Victory in 1945" logo.
    • Strong, Grover.
    • Your Victory Garden counts more than ever!

    • 1945
    • Depicts several vegetables in foreground, a man and woman working in a field in the background. Printed on bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1945-O-629743 War Food Administration."
    • Morley.
    • U.S. Needs Us Strong

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    • Depicts a man, woman, and child holding hands inset within a larger silhouette of Uncle Sam raising a fork with a bite of food to his mouth. Text encourages readers to do their part in the National Nutrition Program by eating nutritious food.
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    • Eat The Right Food--America Needs You Strong.

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    • Text describes seven different food groups ranging from milk to lean meat, poultry, and fish; next to the text describing each food group is an accompanying illustration; readers are encourages to do their part in the National Nutrition Program and...
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    • Food Will Win the War

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    • Text only poster: "Food will win the war. We observe Meatless days, Wheatless days, Porkless days and carry out all conservation rules of the U.S. Food Administration." At the top is insignia featuring a shield with stars and stripes surrounded by...
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    • Work on a farm...this summer

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    • Depicts a man and woman dressed in overalls; the man holds a pitch fork, the woman wears working gloves and carries a basket of vegetables. Text encourages the reader to join the U.S. Crop Corps. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 59. Additional...
    • Douglas.
    • Every Child Needs A Good School Lunch

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    • Depicts a boy eating his lunch while behind him a boy and girl play baseball. Text states that the War Food Administration will help communities start school lunch programs.
    • Johnson.

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