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

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

Description

All-lettered poster has a two-column article with lengthy text, explaining the need to conserve meat, wheat, fats, sugar, and coal.

Physical Description

1 print (poster) : lithograph, col. ; 74 x 53 cm.

Creation Information

United States Food Administration. 1917.

Context

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 2020 times , with 28 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

All-lettered poster has a two-column article with lengthy text, explaining the need to conserve meat, wheat, fats, sugar, and coal.

Physical Description

1 print (poster) : lithograph, col. ; 74 x 53 cm.

Notes

"United States Food Administration, Washington, D.C."

"No. 7"

Listed in February 1918 Monthly Catalog, p. 426.

Listed in Library of Congress Prints and Photographs catalog.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 350
  • Government Documents No.: Y 3.F 73/10:7
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 USFA 1
  • OCLC: 51119288 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2702029 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc362

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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

  • 1917

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 4:55 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2014, 5:39 p.m.

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United States Food Administration. Why is it necessary to eat less meat and less wheat bread?, poster, 1917; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc362/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.