Food Conservation Poster

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Collection Poster Collection
Dates of Accumulation 1918
Abstract Red, flesh tone and black ink printed on white stock, shows a bust image of Cardinal Mercier, black and red lettering of: "Cardinal Mercier/has appealed to the Food Administration for more food for starving millions. Eat less wheat - meat - fats and sugar. Ship more to the war-stricken people of FRANCE-BELGIUM-ITALY". This poster was used during a food conservation exhibit in Oshkosh and is visible in the photograph taken there P2005.16.69.
Event World War I
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Notes NEG# NOTE:poster negative

Object ID PSN20:10
Object Name Poster
People Mercier, Cardinal
Subjects World War I
War work
Food Conservation
United States Food Administration
Title Food Conservation Poster
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