"Food is Ammunition--Don't waste it" poster

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Title

"Food is Ammunition--Don't waste it" poster

Description

World War I-era propaganda poster. Poster depicts basket full of colorful produce over a silhouette image of soldiers with American flag on horseback. Orange and yellow sky with white cloud in background. Below image at bottom of poster is text "Food is / Ammunition-- / Don't waste it!"

Creator

Sheridan, John E.

Publisher

United States Food Administration
Heywood Strasser & Voight Litho. Co., New York

Date

ca. 1918

Rights

Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, WWI Posters. Please contact library for rights information.

Identifier

Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, WWI Posters, LC-USZC4-3177

Original Format

Poster
Lithograph

Materials

Paper

Source

Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, WWI Posters