Food Conservation Exhibit

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Collection World War I
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Food Conservation Exhibit during World War I
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Year range to 1918
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Image taken in the Armory B Hall in Oshkosh, showing an ehibition of Food Conservation. Shelves in the back are lined with home canning products. An informational exhibit with samples and posters are exhorting women to buy and eat more corn and other starches to conserve wheat for the use of the military. See posters PSN19:8 and PSN15:10 for original examples.
Object ID P2005.16.72
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Smith, Grace C.
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 8" x 10"
Subjects World War I
Group Photographs
War work
Food Conservation
Food supply
Exhibition buildings
United States Food Administration
Turner Halls
Company B Armory
Northside Turner Hall
Title Food Conservation Exhibit
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