United States Food Administration posters

 Collection
Identifier: 90-12

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.

Dates

  • circa 1918

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Administrative History

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.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet (3 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Posters. Acquired 02/05/90, accessioned as 90-12.

Title
A Guide to the United States Food Administration posters
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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