Keep it coming ... : waste nothing.

One of 388 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

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.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 74 x 53 cm.

Creation Information

Illian, George, 1894-1932. 1918.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War One Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 478 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Keep it coming ... : waste nothing.
  • Alternate Title: Food, keep it coming, waste nothing
  • Series Title: American War Posters

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.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 74 x 53 cm.

Notes

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.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 408
  • Government Documents No.: Y 3.F 73/10:14
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 Illian 2
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2699110 | External Link
  • OCLC: 51042063 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc326

Collections

This poster is part of the following collections of related materials.

World War One Collection

Materials focusing on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images.

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Creation Date

  • 1918

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 4:57 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2014, 5:34 p.m.

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Illian, George, 1894-1932. Keep it coming ... : waste nothing., poster, 1918; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc326/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.