Contents of a coffee sack used by Union and Confederate soldiers during World War IIView Full Item in National Museum of American History
Coffee was among both Union and Confederate soldiers' mess kits. Unlike other edibles in the kit, soldiers always looked forward to coffee. Although Union soldiers were issued green coffee beans, they…
Cast iron pot carried by soldier J.S. Howell during the Civil WarView Full Item in Tennessee State Library and Archives
Commercially cast iron pot for cooking food and making coffee. Donated to Crockett Tavern Museum in Morristown, Tenn. by Mrs. Lillard Howell.
Illustration of families visiting the U.S. Commissary for food near Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863Schell, Francis H. (1834-1909)View Full Image in The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection. The New York Public Library
Illustration of Union soliders sharing rations with ConfederatesView Full Image in Art and Picture Collection. The New York Public Library
Title from folder. Printed on border: "From a sketch made at the time.
Soldiers in line for rations at Camp Tampa, Florida during the Spanish-American WarView Full Item in Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Currently stored in box 3.2.50 . SPANISH AMERICAN WAR--Army Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave.…
Red Cross volunteers preparing food for soldiers in the Spanish-American WarBurr, Alice, 1883-1968View Full Item in California Historical Society
Original negatives are nitrate; only digital images available. Title supplied by cataloger.
Mess hall kitchen at a home for disabled soldiers in Illinois, 1899View Full Image in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library
Oversized ovens, cooking vats, preparation tables and equipment Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville Soldier's Home (1897-1908)
Pamphlet about the collection of food and other supplies for relief efforts in Belgium, 1915View Full Text in University of North Carolina at Greensboro
American soldiers fighting in the Mexican Revolution in line outside the mess tentAultman, Otis AView Full Item in El Paso Public Library
Photograph of soldiers waiting in line outside of a mess tent. The soldiers are wearing hats and military uniforms. 1 photograph : b 5 x 7 in.
Poster with details on food conservation efforts in the U.S. during World War IView Full Item in Indianapolis Special Collections Room, Indianapolis Public Library
Food control is a war measure Allied strategy shapes the food conservation campaign Military urgency gives force to every food regulation [Text details the goals and accomplishments of food conservati…
Navy enlistment poster featuring rations and food transportationView Full Image in North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Six black-and-white photographs of Navy rations and food transportation. Text: "Sea fighters must have A-1 stuff and the American Navy is the best fed in the world. Before taken on board ship, every o…
Poster promoting the regulation of wheat consumption through World War IChambers, Charles Edward, ca. 1883-1941View Full Item in Indianapolis Special Collections Room, Indianapolis Public Library
No. 18 Food will win the war You came here seeking freedom You must now help to preserve it WHEAT is needed for the Allies Waste nothing
Poster emphasizing the need to conserve and ration food through World War ISheridan, John EView Full Item in Indianapolis Special Collections Room, Indianapolis Public Library
No. 5 Food is ammunition - don't waste it
Poster encouraging the public to plant food crops to help U.S. troops, 1917View Full Image in North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Text encourages readers to plant food crops to support the war effort. Excerpt: "Your country is now engaged in the Great World War. Food and economic resources are as important as men and guns." Name…
Catalog for strawberries to plant in a victory garden, 1919C.N. Flansburgh & SonView Full Item in U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Women shopping in the food ration line at the grocery during World War IIView Full Item in California Historical Society
Photograph of an interior view of a grocery store showing a food ration line during World War Two, ca.1941-1945. Two uniformed women are standing at a counter at center, calculating the price of groce…
Mess hall line at the Tanforan Race Track, an assembly center for Japanese internees, 1942View Full Image in Utah State Historical Society
Mess hall line at Tanforan Race Track, a relocation center in California. Many of the Japanese-Americans at Tanforan would be relocated to Topaz Relocation Center.
Couple with vegetables in their victory garden, 1942View Full Item in Los Angeles Public Library
Photograph was edited for publication purposes. Twenty-six varieties of vegetables were raised by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Williams, 1403 Dalton Avenue, with no trouble at all, they say. For the small sum o…
Dieticians sharing fruits and vegetables from victory garden, 1942View Full Item in Temple University
June Mellinger and Margaret Mason receive for the Philadelphia General Hospital some of the fruits and vegetables exhibited at the Victory Garden Harvest Show. Title from clipping caption
Print by Louis Bourgeois titled “During the War: Shortage of Food in Easton,” 1943Louise BourgeoisView Full Item in The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Men packing Red Cross food donations for prisoners of war, 1943UnknownView Full Item in Temple University
Men work along a production line constructing and filling food donation boxes for prisoners of war. The contents of which are assembled by the Red Cross.
Poster advising consumers to reduce food waste by buying, cooking, and eating food carefully during World War IIUnited States. Office of War InformationView Full Image in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library
Poster, color, 16.1 x 22.6 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office The Office of Price Administration (OPA) was established in January 1942 to attack soaring inflation, caused b…
Men harvesting sweet potatoes from the victory garden in Austin, Texas, 1943Bureau of Identification Photographic LaboratoryView Full Item in Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Photograph of men gathering sweet potatoes from Austin's Victory Garden. Baskets of sweet potatoes are visible in the foreground and cars are parked along the road in the background. Image was used in…
Poster for the use of pesticides in victory gardens, 1943Morley, Hubert, artistView Full Item in UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Lang: "U. S. Government Printing Office : 1943--O-523387
Breakfast from a K ration, commonly used during World War IIView Full Image in U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center
Title from item or from accompanying material. Date from item or from accompanying material. G.T.
Drawing of a food closet in a diary kept by a prisoner of war, 1944View Full Image in Tennessee State Library and Archives
This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the food closet. A number of cups are hanging from the wall, and a pitcher is on the floor. Mitchener writes, "As you enter the r…
Stamp for Food Industry’s War Savings Stamp Drive, 1944Unknown, artistView Full Item in UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Lang: 1 print: circular in 33 cm diameter
Pin and card for the Achievement Award from the War Food Administration during World War IIU.S. Dept. of Agriculture, War Food AdministrationView Full Item in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Front and back of a World War II era War Food Administration Achievement Award presentation card with an Achievement Award pin attached. The War Food Administration, a federal agency within the Depart…
Request for extra mileage ration to help cultivate a victory garden in Manitowoc Rapids, Wisconsin during World War IIView Full Image in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Unsigned application from Manitowoc, Wisconsin resident Martha Weber requesting a special mileage ration that would enable her to purchase extra gasoline in order to drive from Manitowoc to cultivate…
Ration books for purchasing food and gas during World War IIView Full Item in The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Between 1942 and 1945, during World War II, the U.S. federal government regulated purchases of goods like food and gas. War Ration Books were issued to everyone. Each stamp or coupon authorized the ho…
Soldiers in line for food at a basic training center during World War IIDeFelice, JerryView Full Image in University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Soldiers go down the line to be served food at Basic Training Center 10.
U.S. soldiers giving food to children during the Korean War, 1952Williams, Hanson A., Jr., 1928-2009View Full Item in Pepperdine University, Special Collections and University Archives
Williams captured this moment that appears to show two staff sergeants with the U.S. Army passing food through a barbed wire fence to Korean children begging at the perimeter of a military camp. Compl…
Broadcast on proposal to stock nuclear shelters with surplus food, 1960WSB-TV (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.)View Full Item in Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection
Title supplied by cataloger. Original found in the WSB-TV newsfilm collection.
Statement by President John F. Kennedy on food and defense aid, 1961WSB-TV (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.)View Full Item in Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection
Optical sound. Title supplied by cataloger. Original found in the WSB-TV newsfilm collection.
Broadcast of scientists describing food designed for space travel, 1963WSB-TV (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.)View Full Item in Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection
Title supplied by cataloger. Original found in the WSB-TV newsfilm collection.
Students purchasing food to send to troops in Vietnam, 1965View Full Item in Pepperdine University, Special Collections and University Archives
As a part of the Operation Thanks campaign for Thanksgiving 1965, Pepperdine College students shop for food to donate to US troops serving in Vietnam.
Proceedings of a symposium on food crops and livestock in the event of a nuclear war, 1970View Full Item in U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Prisoner of war having his first meal back home, 1973View Full Item in Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Clark AB, R.P.: Capt. Kevin McManus (top), Babylon, Tex., appears to be more interested in the cafeteria worker than the food as goes through the line for his first American meal since his capture Jun…
Bag of food delivered to airlift squadron during Ethiopian relief operations, 1985Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-View Full Item in National Archives at College Park - Still PicturesNational Archives at College Park - Still Pictures
The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Khartoum Country: Sudan (SDN) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. James R. Pearson Release Status: Released to Public
Shelf stable pizza from a Meals Ready to Eat (MRE), 1989View Full Image in U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center
Title from item or from accompanying material. On item sleeve: Food lab, shelf stable pizza MRE. Date from item or from accompanying material. G.T.
U.S. aircraft delivering food and other supplies to five African countries suffering from war and famine, 1989Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-View Full Item in National Archives at College Park - Still PicturesNational Archives at College Park - Still Pictures
The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Freetown Country: Sierra Leone (SLE) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Marvin Preston Release Status: Released to Public
U.N. soldiers aboard American aircraft with food and relief supplies, 1993Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-View Full Item in National Archives at College Park - Still PicturesNational Archives at College Park - Still Pictures
The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE PROMISE Base: Sarajevo Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Efrain Gonzalez Rele…