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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Food conservation"
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Food Fights for Freedom campaign - Mobilization Guide, ca. 1943

Food Fights for Freedom campaign - Mobilization Guide, ca. 1943

Date
1943 (circa)
Description
This mobilization guide, entitled "How to Mobilize Your Community to Make Food Fight for Freedom," was produced by the War Food Administration and the Office of Price Administration in cooperation with the Office of War Information and the Office of Civilian Defense. The guide was designed mainly for local civil defense leaders to use in deploying strategies to conserve food at the local level. The guide describes the objectives of the Food Fights for Freedom campaign, including educating the public about the importance of food, growing the right kinds of food at the right time of year, curtailing waste, cooperating with the rationing program, preserving food, etc. Suggested stratgies for educating the public on how to achieve these goals included home visits, community meetings, theater, press and radio announcements, award programs, proclamations, parades, information booths, exhibits, poster contests, and community food projects.
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Letter, J.M. Williams to C.D. Newburn regarding black markets, 1943

Letter, J.M. Williams to C.D. Newburn regarding black markets, 1943

Date
1943-06-01
Description
This letter was written by J.M. Williams, State Supervisor of the Food Distribution Administration headquartered in Jacksonville, to C.D. Newburn, Chairman of the Hernando County Food Advisory Committee. The purpose was to encourage Newburn to step up local efforts to curtail the black market in meat. Williams characterizes food as one of the United States' "most vital weapons of war," and asserts that food waste could potentiall prolong the conflict and endanger more American lives. He describes several kinds of waste and misappropriation of meat supplies, including mislabeling, price gouging, ignorance of government meat slaughtering regulations, etc. Williams asks Newburn to enocurage local farmers and other people involved with the meat trade to adopt strategies to curtail the fortunes of the black market.
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Managing Poultry Under War-Time Conditions, 1943

Managing Poultry Under War-Time Conditions, 1943

Date
1943-01
Description
Booklet about what substitutions can be made in the diet of poultry under wartime conditions; information about poultry nutrition; and tables with lists of recommended food substitutions.
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Memo, E.J. Keefe to Merchants of Fruits and Vegetables - March 24, 1942

Memo, E.J. Keefe to Merchants of Fruits and Vegetables - March 24, 1942

Date
1942-03-24
Description
This memorandum was written by E.J. Keefe, Chairman of the Food Division of the Hillsborough County Defense Council, and R.D. Jackson, Chairman of the Agriculture Division of the same organization. The purpose of the memo was to encourage shippers, purchasers, and other people involved in the marketing and sale of fresh produce to sell more Florida produce in Florida and avoiding shipping produce in from other parts of the United States. The object was to conserve transportation space, which was in serious demand during the wartime emergency. Keefe and Jackson explain thei reasoning for the request using iceburg lettuce and carrots as examples.
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Save and Serve: Share the Meat for Victory, November 1942

Save and Serve: Share the Meat for Victory, November 1942

Date
1942-11
Description
A brochure released from the Agricultural Extension Service in Gainesville, regarding the Share the Meat campaign. The brochure seeks to encourage Florida farmers to produce more meat for armed forces and home consumption as well as implementing best preservation practices(curing, canning, storing, etc.) so that "no meat is lost through spoilage or carelessness...after it is produced." Additionally it asks farmers and their families to limit their consumption of meat to the average national allowance. Includes tips for farmers and their families on how to best prepare, preserve, store and use meat products.
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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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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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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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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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World War II Food Quiz, 1943

World War II Food Quiz, 1943

Date
1943
Description
The food quiz on the front asks questions about the wartime food supply and food rationing. Answers to the questions are on the back.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s419_b020_f05_01Food Fights for Freedom campaign - Mobilization Guide, ca. 1943TextFood conservation
World War (1939-1945)
Community organization--Citizen participation
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s419_b020_f06_03Letter, J.M. Williams to C.D. Newburn regarding black markets, 1943TextFood conservation
Black market
World War (1939-1945)
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fsd_f630.717s-u6.a_118Managing Poultry Under War-Time Conditions, 1943TextFood supply
Food conservation
World War (1939-1945)
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s419_b020_f03_01Memo, E.J. Keefe to Merchants of Fruits and Vegetables - March 24, 1942TextFood conservation
World War (1939-1945)
Produce trade
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s419_b051_f03_x01Save and Serve: Share the Meat for Victory, November 1942TextFood conservation
Rationing--United States
Meat industry and trade--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States
Agricultural extension work
University of Florida--Agricultural Extension Service
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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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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_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_02War Food Administration - Fact Sheet on Onions, May 1944TextFood conservation
World War (1939-1945)
Onions--Marketing
Recipes
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s419_b020_f05_01World War II Food Quiz, 1943TextFood conservation
World War (1939-1945)
Community organization--Citizen participation
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