Defeat the Kaiser and his U-boats : victory depends on which fails first, food or frightfulness : eat less wheat.

Defeat the Kaiser and his U-boats : victory depends on which fails first, food or frightfulness : eat less wheat.

Date: unknown
Creator: Steele.
Description: In the foreground is the profile of Kaiser Wilhelm II wearing a German helmet. His face is colored green. In the background is a u-boat in the water; farther in the distance is a sinking ship with smoke rising from it. The sky is colored orange and the orange sky is reflected on the surface of the water. Centered at the bottom of the poster is a circular seal: a shield with a U.S. flag motif, surrounded by wheat stalks. (This is a seal of the U.S. Food Administration.)
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Grow your own : be sure!

Grow your own : be sure!

Date: [1945]
Creator: Strong, Grover.
Description: Color poster shows a group of fruits and vegetables on a table. Two red-white-and-blue ribbons in a "V" shape rise from the table.
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Save a loaf a week : help win the war.

Save a loaf a week : help win the war.

Date: [1917]
Creator: Cooper, F. G., b. 1883
Description: Illustration in orange and black tones. A hand uses a knife to cut a loaf of bread.
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Be patriotic : sign your country's pledge to save the food.

Be patriotic : sign your country's pledge to save the food.

Date: 1917
Creator: Stahr, Paul, 1883-1953.
Description: Color poster of a woman with her hands extended toward the viewer. She is wearing an dress that appears to be made from a draped U.S. flag, and a cap of a stars-and-stripes motif.
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Cardinal Mercier has appealed to the Food Administration for more food for starving millions.

Cardinal Mercier has appealed to the Food Administration for more food for starving millions.

Date: 1918
Creator: Illian, George, 1894-1932.
Description: A color image of Cardinal Mercier's head and shoulders is centered on the top half of the poster. He has gray hair and blue eyes, and wears a red garment with a white collar. The bottom half of the poster is all text.
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Eat more corn, oats and rye products-- ... : eat less wheat, meat, sugar and fats, to save for the Army and our allies.

Eat more corn, oats and rye products-- ... : eat less wheat, meat, sugar and fats, to save for the Army and our allies.

Date: 1917
Creator: Britton, L. N.
Description: Color poster depicts a variety of foods on a table: a whole fish on a plate, a bowl of fruit, vegetables, a basket of corn, poultry, and a loaf of bread. The table is brown and the poster background is green.
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Why is it necessary to eat less meat and less wheat bread?

Why is it necessary to eat less meat and less wheat bread?

Date: 1917
Creator: United States Food Administration.
Description: All-lettered poster has a two-column article with lengthy text, explaining the need to conserve meat, wheat, fats, sugar, and coal.
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Food will win the war : you came here seeking freedom, you must now help to preserve it : wheat is needed for the Allies, waste nothing.

Food will win the war : you came here seeking freedom, you must now help to preserve it : wheat is needed for the Allies, waste nothing.

Date: 1918
Creator: Chambers, Charles Edward, ca. 1883-1941.
Description: Color poster of people standing on a boat or shoreline near the sea. They appear to be European immigrants. In the foreground, a man appears to be pleading with a woman holding a basket of food. In the background can be seen part of a large ship, the Statue of Liberty, and a rainbow stretching across the New York skyline. A man waves his cap in that direction.
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Feed a fighter : eat only what you need-- waste nothing-- that he and his family may have enough.

Feed a fighter : eat only what you need-- waste nothing-- that he and his family may have enough.

Date: 1918
Creator: Morgan, Wallace.
Description: Charcoal drawing of a soldier sitting in a trench, drinking out of a cup. Other soldiers can be seen in the background. At the top right corner of the poster is the round seal of the U.S. Food Administration (shield with flag motif surrounded by wheat stalks).
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Am I proud! : I'm fighting famine-- by canning food at home.

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

Date: 1946
Creator: Williams, Dick.
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.
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A message about food from the President of the United States.

A message about food from the President of the United States.

Date: 1945
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Description: A message from President Harry Truman, urging Americans to grow, preserve, and conserve food. This is an all lettered poster, white printing on blue background, with a U.S. seal appearing at the top center.
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A message about food from the President of the United States.

A message about food from the President of the United States.

Date: 1946
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Description: A message from President Harry Truman, urging Americans to grow, preserve, and conserve food. This is an all lettered poster, white printing on blue background, with a U.S. seal appearing at the top center.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Food is a weapon : don't waste it! : buy wisely -- cook carefully -- eat it all : follow the National Wartime Nutrition Program.

Food is a weapon : don't waste it! : buy wisely -- cook carefully -- eat it all : follow the National Wartime Nutrition Program.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: Color image of a dinner plate on a table with fork and knife resting on it. The plate is empty except for a few chicken bones on it. A crumpled napkin lies to the left of the plate and an empty glass to the right. The poster background is in shades of green.
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Food is a weapon : don't waste it! : buy wisely -- cook carefully -- eat it all : follow the National Wartime Nutrition Program.

Food is a weapon : don't waste it! : buy wisely -- cook carefully -- eat it all : follow the National Wartime Nutrition Program.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: Color image of a dinner plate on a table with fork and knife resting on it. The plate is empty except for a few chicken bones on it. A crumpled napkin lies to the left of the plate and an empty glass to the right. The poster background is in shades of green.
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"Of course I can! : I'm patriotic as can be-- and ration points won't worry me!"

"Of course I can! : I'm patriotic as can be-- and ration points won't worry me!"

Date: 1944
Creator: Williams, Dick.
Description: 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.
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Where our men are fighting, our food is fighting : buy wisely--cook carefully--store carefully--use leftovers.

Where our men are fighting, our food is fighting : buy wisely--cook carefully--store carefully--use leftovers.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information.
Description: In the foreground, a crate of food is dropping via parachute. In the background are parachuting men.
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"We'll have lots to eat this winter, won't we Mother?" : grow your own, can your own.

"We'll have lots to eat this winter, won't we Mother?" : grow your own, can your own.

Date: 1943
Creator: Parker, Alfred, 1906-1985.
Description: A girl and her mother are canning vegetables in glass containers. Both have blond hair in ponytails and both are wearing white aprons with red trim. In the background is a shelf full of canned vegetables.
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Do with less, so they'll have enough! : rationing gives you your fair share.

Do with less, so they'll have enough! : rationing gives you your fair share.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: Color poster of a soldier smiling and holding a large metal cup. The soldier wears a helmet and an olive-colored shirt.
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Plant a victory garden : our food is fighting : a garden will make your rations go further.

Plant a victory garden : our food is fighting : a garden will make your rations go further.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: Illustration of three people in a vegetable garden. The man and woman are working with garden tools. In the foreground is a young boy looking into a basket of vegetables. He wears a military hat.
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Homemaker's war guide.

Homemaker's war guide.

Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: Chart with columns providing illustrated suggestions for supporting the war effort. Colors used are red, blue, black/gray and white. Topics include conserving, storing, and reusing food, textiles, rubber, and metals, and instructions for taking protective measures in case of attack, and for participating in wartime community organizations. Centered at top of the poster is a graphic image representing women in various work and military uniforms, standing with airplanes, ambulances, a car, and a tank. The "homemaker" is highlighted at center and is represented wearing an apron, holding a saucepan, standing inside a red house.
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