Keep it coming ... : waste nothing.

Description:

Color poster shows a convoy of green food-supply trucks driving through snow. A soldier in a long coat and helmet appears to be directing the trucks. In the lower left corner is the seal of the U.S. Food Administration.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1918
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War One Collection
World War Poster Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 267
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Artist):
Illian, George, 1894-1932.

Illian, George J.

Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: W. F. Powers Co. Litho.
Place of Publication: New York, N.Y.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1918
  • Digitized: 2006
Description:

Color poster shows a convoy of green food-supply trucks driving through snow. A soldier in a long coat and helmet appears to be directing the trucks. In the lower left corner is the seal of the U.S. Food Administration.

Note:

Additional text on poster: "'We must not only feed our soldiers at the front but the millions of women & children behind our lines' : Gen. John J. Pershing".

Artist's signature with logo at upper left corner of picture: "ILLIAN".

"United States Food Administration"

"No. 14"

"The W.F. Powers Co. Litho, N.Y."

Listed in May 1918 Monthly Catalog, p. 625.

Listed in Library of Congress Prints and Photographs catalog; also listed at National Archives and Records Administration.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 74 x 53 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): trucks | waste nothing | convoy | General Pershing | soldier | snow
Contributor(s):
Alternate Title: Food, keep it coming, waste nothing
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War One Collection
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 408
  • GOVNO: Y 3.F 73/10:14
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW1 Illian 2
  • UNTCAT: b2699110 |
  • OCLC: 51042063 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc326
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public