35 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND topic contains "Agriculture and Livestock"
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Work on a Farm This Summer, Join the U.S. Crop Corps - poster

Work on a Farm This Summer, Join the U.S. Crop Corps - poster

Date
1943
Description
Poster encouraging citizens to work on a farm during the summer months to help ease the ongoing farm labor shortage during World War II. The poster directed readers to see the nearest U.S. Employment Service location or a local county agent to learn more about joining the U.S. Crop Corps.
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War Food Administration - Fact Sheet on Onions, May 1944

War Food Administration - Fact Sheet on Onions, May 1944

Date
1944-05-01
Description
This memorandum was distributed by the War Food Administration, a wartime agency of the United States government tasked with conserving the nation's food supply during the war emergency. Its purpose was to increase consumer demand for onions nationwide at the precise moment these crops were coming into the market so they could be consumed without waste. Such precise item-by-item food marketing was a common practice for the War Food Administration during World War II. The memorandum discusses strategies for encouraging more people to use more onions in their meal planning, and it includes several recipes using onions, including smothered steak with onions, scalloped liver and potatoes, stuffed onions, French fried onions, scalloped onions and peanuts, and cabbage and onion salad.
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Victory Garden Program: Inter-Department Victory Garden Committee, 1944

Victory Garden Program: Inter-Department Victory Garden Committee, 1944

Date
1944-01-20
Description
A memorandum issued by the War Food Administration and the Extension Service regarding the 1944 Victory Garden Program. The memo discusses current statistics for victory gardens and suggestions and strategies for encouraging civilians to plant more victory gardens.
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Victory Farm Volunteers brochure, July 1943

Victory Farm Volunteers brochure, July 1943

Date
1943-07
Description
Brochure describing the Victory Farm Volunteers program, a subsidiary program of the U.S. Crop Corps. The brochure called on American boys and girls to work on farms to help support the effort to produce the necessary amount of food for the war effort. Victory Farm Volunteers were paid wages, although they were responsible for their own living expenses unless they were covered by the farmer for whom they were working.
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The Lychee in Florida, 1950

The Lychee in Florida, 1950

Date
1950-02
Description
Booklet about the history of the lychee fruit from China, why the fruit would grow well in Florida and how to grow the fruit in Florida.
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Telegram from Governor Doyle Carlton to S.W. Hiatt Congratulating Plant City on the First Annual Strawberry Festival, 1930

Telegram from Governor Doyle Carlton to S.W. Hiatt Congratulating Plant City on the First Annual Strawberry Festival, 1930

Date
1930-03-12
Description
Telegram from Governor Doyle Carlton to S.W. Hiatt of Plant City congratulating the growers and citizens of Plant City on a good strawberry harvest and the first annual strawberry festival.
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Telegram from Farmer B. K. Hendrix to Governor Spessard Holland, 1942

Telegram from Farmer B. K. Hendrix to Governor Spessard Holland, 1942

Date
1942-04-18
Description
Telegram from B. K. Hendrix, superintendent of Kane Slough Farm in Martin County, to Florida Governor Spessard Holland. Hendrix complains that government projects are using up all of the available labor in Martin County, yet the government is using the labor inefficiently.
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Tampa Stud Farms - Blushing Bull's First Foals

Tampa Stud Farms - Blushing Bull's First Foals

Date
1969
Description
Stud services of Blushing Bull, a thoroughbred stallion -- ''Blushing Bull's first foals are now 2 years old -- his first crop consists of three fillies; by March 31, 1969 all three had started. Not bad! First crop-all starters.''
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Share the Meat: Still a Feast, 1942

Share the Meat: Still a Feast, 1942

Date
1942-11
Description
A press release from the "Share the Meat" campaign on participating in voluntary rationing during Thanksgiving in wartime. The release encourages civilians to do their part in cutting back on meat consumption during the holiday season. This was part of a press kit sent to state defense councils and state nutrition councils across the country.
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Share the Meat Program, 1942

Share the Meat Program, 1942

Date
1942-11-19
Description
A press release from the Share the Meat campaign, encouraging pet owners to modify the amount of red meat fed to dogs and cats as well as taking into consideration what they feed to pets when planning to participate in the Share the Meat program. This was part of a press kit sent to state defense councils and state nutrition councils across the country.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s1205_b001_f01_03Work on a Farm This Summer, Join the U.S. Crop Corps - postertextFood supply
Civil defense
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s419_b020_f06_02War Food Administration - Fact Sheet on Onions, May 1944textFood conservation
World War (1939-1945)
Onions--Marketing
Recipes
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s419_b010_f09_x01Victory Garden Program: Inter-Department Victory Garden Committee, 1944textFood conservation
Rationing--United States
Victory gardens--United States
Vegetable gardening--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States
World War II
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s419_b020_f06_01Victory Farm Volunteers brochure, July 1943textFood supply
Civil defense
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fsd_f630s-a4_134-1950The Lychee in Florida, 1950textFood industry and trade
Agricultural industries
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s204_b071_f09_x01Telegram from Governor Doyle Carlton to S.W. Hiatt Congratulating Plant City on the First Annual Strawberry Festival, 1930textStrawberries
Festivals--Florida--Plant City
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s406_b066_f01_07Telegram from Farmer B. K. Hendrix to Governor Spessard Holland, 1942textLabor market
Manpower policy
Labor supply
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flc_br0195Tampa Stud Farms - Blushing Bull's First FoalstextHorses--Breeding/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_br0195.jpg
s419_b045_f08_x01Share the Meat: Still a Feast, 1942textFood conservation
Rationing--United States
Meat industry and trade--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States
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s419_b045_f08_x02Share the Meat Program, 1942textFood conservation
Rationing--United States
Meat industry and trade--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States
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