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

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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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1 poster : col. ; 74 x 54 cm.

Creation Information

Britton, L. N. 1917.

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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 2112 times , with 31 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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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.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 74 x 54 cm.

Notes

Full caption: "Eat more corn, oats and rye products-- fish and poultry-- fruits, vegetables and potatoes, baked, boiled and broiled foods : Eat less wheat, meat, sugar and fats, to save for the Army and our allies".

"U.S. Food Administration"

"17 L N Britton"--Printed in white in upper left corner of picture.

"No. 6"--Lower left corner of poster margin.

Listed in February 1918 Monthly Catalog, p. 426.

Listed in Library of Congress Prints & Photographs catalog.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 351
  • Government Documents No.: Y 3.F 73/10:6
  • OCLC: 51163719 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2702036 | External Link
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 Britton 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc361

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World War One Collection

The World War I Collection contains materials that focus 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. 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 13, 2006, 4:55 p.m.

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  • Oct. 1, 2014, 7:33 a.m.

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Britton, L. N. Eat more corn, oats and rye products-- ... : eat less wheat, meat, sugar and fats, to save for the Army and our allies., poster, 1917; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc361/: accessed April 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.