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Sow the Seeds of Victory! Posters from the Food Administration During World War I

tells how Herbert Hoover, head of the new U.S. Food Administration, convinced Americans to conserve food during the Great War. Homeowners were urged to sign pledge cards to conserve food. Many observed wheat less Mondays, meatless Tuesdays, and pork less Saturdays. This website presents posters that helped carry one of the messages of Hoover and the Wilson administration: that "Food will win the war." (National Archives and Records Administration)

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'Sow the Seeds of Victory!' posters -- National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the U. S. Food Administration

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