Am I proud! : I'm fighting famine-- by canning food at home.

Description:

This is a color poster with a 1/4" inch border. A dark-haired woman with a wide-eyed expression holds three large glass jars of vegetables in her arms. Three more jars can be seen at the lower area of the picture. The woman wears a ruffled apron.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1946  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 4,900
Past 30 days: 105
Yesterday: 7
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1946
Description:

This is a color poster with a 1/4" inch border. A dark-haired woman with a wide-eyed expression holds three large glass jars of vegetables in her arms. Three more jars can be seen at the lower area of the picture. The woman wears a ruffled apron.

Note:

Image originally created for 1944 wartime use; used here for post-war famine prevention. (Original poster was titled, "Of Course I Can!", also in UNT collection.)

"U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1946-O-695696"--At bottom center below picture.

"A public service project. The Advertising Council"--Emblem at lower right area of picture.

"U.S. Department of Agriculture"--Printed at lower right corner of picture.

Letter and mailing information printed on verso. Text on verso by Director, National Garden Program, USDA.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 66 x 48 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): preserving food | post-war famine prevention | civilian responsibility | can your own | canning jars | home canning | woman | appeal to women
Alternate Title: I'm fighting famine by canning food at home
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 106
  • GOVNO: A 1.70:F 73/2
  • OCLC: 48172129 |
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Williams 2
  • UNTCAT: b2891786 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc541
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public