• Creator
  • Chambers, Charles Edward, approximately 1883-1941
  • Created Date
  • 1917
  • Publisher
  • Rusling Wood, Litho. N.Y
  • Description
  • Image depicts U.S. immigrants in front of the Statue of Liberty, which is an iconic symbol for freedom. Caption below title reads, "You came here seeking freedom. You must now help to preserve it. Waste nothing. Even before the U.S. entered the war, it was a major supplier of foodstuffs to the Allies and neutral nations. In 1917, 90 percent of the wheat in Britain's daily bread was American. In April 1917, Herbert Hoover was appointed head of ... more
    Image depicts U.S. immigrants in front of the Statue of Liberty, which is an iconic symbol for freedom. Caption below title reads, "You came here seeking freedom. You must now help to preserve it. Waste nothing. Even before the U.S. entered the war, it was a major supplier of foodstuffs to the Allies and neutral nations. In 1917, 90 percent of the wheat in Britain's daily bread was American. In April 1917, Herbert Hoover was appointed head of the new United States Food Administration and often repeated "Food will win the war" in his efforts to get Americans to show their patriotism on the home front by consuming less food. less
  • Format
  • Posters
    Prints
    War posters
  • Rights
  • No known copyright restrictions. No known restrictions on use.