• Creator
  • U.S. Senate. Office of Senate Curator. ?-9999
  • Created Date
  • 1917-05-26
  • Publisher
  • Washington Evening Star
  • Description
  • With the war economy causing shortages of household items and consumption down from before the war, the only person who this shortage has not burdened is the trash collector whose job has become much easier. The cat symbolizes those who have been hampered by the shortages. This illustration entitled, "Result of War Economies", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on May 26, 1917, depicts that the trash... more
    With the war economy causing shortages of household items and consumption down from before the war, the only person who this shortage has not burdened is the trash collector whose job has become much easier. The cat symbolizes those who have been hampered by the shortages. This illustration entitled, "Result of War Economies", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on May 26, 1917, depicts that the trash collector as one element of the economy whose job has gotten easier due to the shortage of household items and because consumption is down due to the war economy. less
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