Feed a fighter : eat only what you need-- waste nothing-- that he and his family may have enough.

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

Description

Charcoal drawing of a soldier sitting in a trench, drinking out of a cup. Other soldiers can be seen in the background. At the top right corner of the poster is the round seal of the U.S. Food Administration (shield with flag motif surrounded by wheat stalks).

Physical Description

1 print (poster) : lithograph, col. ; 74 x 54 cm.

Creation Information

Morgan, Wallace. 1918.

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 820 times , with 15 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Feed a fighter : eat only what you need-- waste nothing-- that he and his family may have enough.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Charcoal drawing of a soldier sitting in a trench, drinking out of a cup. Other soldiers can be seen in the background. At the top right corner of the poster is the round seal of the U.S. Food Administration (shield with flag motif surrounded by wheat stalks).

Physical Description

1 print (poster) : lithograph, col. ; 74 x 54 cm.

Notes

"United States Food Administration"

"No. 15"

Listed in May 1918 Monthly Catalog, p. 625.

Listed in Library of Congress Prints & Photographs catalog.

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 296
  • Government Documents No.: Y 3.F 73/10:15
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 Morgan 1
  • OCLC: 51039779 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2699112 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc408

Collections

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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

  • 1918

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 4:50 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2014, 5:29 p.m.

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Morgan, Wallace. Feed a fighter : eat only what you need-- waste nothing-- that he and his family may have enough., poster, 1918; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc408/: accessed April 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.