Eat the Basic 7-- every day! : eat a lunch that packs a punch!

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

Description

Contains a circular chart showing seven basic food groups surrounded by cartoons demonstrating the benefits of each food group. In the center of the wheel chart is a red and blue logo of a family, with the caption: "U.S. needs us strong, eat the Basic 7 every day".

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 52 x 72 cm.

Creation Information

United States. War Food Administration. 1943.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster 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 3292 times , with 39 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Eat the Basic 7-- every day! : eat a lunch that packs a punch!
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Contains a circular chart showing seven basic food groups surrounded by cartoons demonstrating the benefits of each food group. In the center of the wheel chart is a red and blue logo of a family, with the caption: "U.S. needs us strong, eat the Basic 7 every day".

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 52 x 72 cm.

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"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-544268"

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 1274.

"U.S. Department of Agriculture - War Food Administration"

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 001
  • Government Documents No.: A 80.122:10
  • OCLC: 54915832 | External Link
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 WFA 1
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2850438 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc619

Collections

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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.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • 1943

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  • June 12, 2006, 7:49 p.m.

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  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:02 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

United States. War Food Administration. Eat the Basic 7-- every day! : eat a lunch that packs a punch!, poster, 1943; [Washington, D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc619/: accessed March 1, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.