Save a loaf a week : help win the war.

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Illustration in orange and black tones. A hand uses a knife to cut a loaf of bread.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 74 x 53 cm.

Creation Information

Cooper, F. G., b. 1883 [1917].


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Illustration in orange and black tones. A hand uses a knife to cut a loaf of bread.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 74 x 53 cm.


At bottom center: "U.S. Food Administration".

In lower margin: "The W.F. Powers Co. Litho. N.Y."

Monogram "fgc" in upper right corner, identified as F. G. Cooper.

"No. 3"

A blue, upside down, triangle sticker is affixed to the top. It says "YWCA" and has a picture of a man and woman walking towards house.

Listed in February 1918 Monthly Catalog, p. 426.

Listed in Library of Congress Prints and Photographs catalog.


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Unique identifying numbers for this poster in the Digital Library or other systems.

  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 378
  • Government Documents No.: Y 3.F 73/10:3
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2696865 | External Link
  • Call Number: Posters WWI Cooper 1
  • OCLC: 38084095 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc350


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

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. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

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Creation Date

  • [1917]

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 10:34 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 23, 2011, 1:17 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Cooper, F. G., b. 1883. Save a loaf a week : help win the war., poster, [1917]; New York. ( accessed May 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library,; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.