War rages in France : we must feed them.

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

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Black & white print. A large crowd of people of all ages walk or ride in carts on a cobble street. Behind them is a ruined building.

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1 poster : b&w ; 75 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

Townsend. 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 426 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

Black & white print. A large crowd of people of all ages walk or ride in carts on a cobble street. Behind them is a ruined building.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 75 x 51 cm.

Notes

Additional text:
"They cannot fight & raise food at the same time"
"Denying ourselves only a little means life to them"

"United States Food Administration"--Centered at bottom with USFA seal.

"No. 19"

Listed in May 1918 Monthly Catalog.

Listed in Library of Congress Prints & Photographs catalog.

UNT Library has seven other copies of this poster. (Historical Collection no. Y2138; DB nos. 366 to 372.)

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 365
  • Government Documents No.: Y 3.F 73/10:19
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 Townsend 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc355

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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 12, 2006, 10:31 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2014, 5:39 p.m.

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Townsend. War rages in France : we must feed them., poster, 1918; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc355/: accessed June 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.