WORLD WAR I
Food Conservation Exhibit

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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. The women are dressed in uniforms and wear caps with the United War Work shield on the front. Grace C. Smith was the Chairman of the Winnebago County branch, and they held a show on how to conserve food during World War I. Informational exhibits with samples and posters are around the building. A large crowd of women are looking at the exhibits. A school band is playing on the stage.
Object ID P2005.16.73
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Smith, Grace C.
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 8" x 10"
Subjects World War I
Homefront
Group Photographs
Female
War work
Food Conservation
Food supply
Armories
Exhibition buildings
Exhibitions
Crowds
Bands
Bandstands
United States Food Administration
Turner Halls
Company B Armory
Northside Turner Hall
Title Food Conservation Exhibit
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