United States Food Administration posters
Scope and Contents
Propaganda posters designed to encourage Americans to eat less wheat and more of other grains so that more wheat products would be available for soldiers.
- circa 1918
- United States Food Administration (Organization)
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Established by Executive Order 2679-A of Aug. 19, 1917, pursuant to the Food and Fuel Control (Lever) Act and abolished by Executive Order 3320 of Aug. 21, 1920, this World War I agency directed programs to control civilian food production and consumption.
1 Cubic Feet (3 items)
Language of Materials
Propaganda posters designed to encourage Americans to eat less wheat and more of other grains so that more wheat products would be available for soldiers. The collection contains material from 1918 created by the United States Food Administration.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Posters. Acquired 02/05/90, accessioned as 90-12.
- A Guide to the United States Food Administration posters
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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