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Your victory garden counts more than ever!
Your victory garden counts more than ever!
Resource Typeimage
TitleYour victory garden counts more than ever!
Coverage / Year1945
DescriptionPoster, color, 19 x 26. 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. War Food Administration
Other ContributorsMorley, Hubert [artist]
Subject / KeywordsVictory 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 Identifierww20141p
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