Leaflet encouraging Leon County citizens to grow food at home, ca. 1940s

Leaflet encouraging Leon County citizens to grow food at home, ca. 1940s

Transcript

Family Health Means

National Strength

Be Patriotic

DEEND YOUR COUNTRY

DEFEND YOUR FAMILY

BY GROWING MORE FOOD

Food and Agricultural Committee

Leon County Defense Council

Be Patriotic

DEFEND YOUR COUNTRY

DEFEND YOUR FAMILY

BY GROWING MORE FOOD

RECOMMENDATIONS OF

Food and Agricultural Committee

Leon County Defense Council

Source

State Archives of Florida: Series 419, Box 27, Folder 3

Description

Leaflet published by the Food and Agricultural Committee of the Leon County Defense Council during World War II. The leaflet encouraged farm families to conserve food supplies by growing more food at home, and lists suggested quantities. The language of the document includes an appeal to the patriotism of Leon County's farmers.