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Plant a victory garden, our food is fighting
Plant a victory garden, our food is fighting
Resource Typeimage
TitlePlant a victory garden, our food is fighting
Coverage / Year1943
DescriptionPoster, color, 22 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
InterpretationVictory gardens were small vegetable gardens that were planted soon after rationing began, during WWII, to ensure an adequate food supply. The goal of the victory garden was to produce enough fresh vegetables during the summer for your immediate family and neighbors, to take the place of food items rationed by the government. Excess produce was canned or preserved to last through the winter. Planting a victory garden was one way for civilians to show their support for the war effort.
Lesson Plans / ThemesWorld War II;
Learning Standards14 Political systems; 16 History;
Author or CreatorUnited States. Office of War Information
Subject / KeywordsWorld War, 1939-1945--United States ; Victory gardens; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifierww20046p
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