When most people think of wartime food rationing, they think of World War II. However, civilians were encouraged to do their part for the war effort during World War I as well. This colorful poster by artist Charles E. Chambers was issued by the United States Food Administration to encourage voluntary food conservation. “Food Will Win the War” was the name of the campaign initiated by the newly appointed head of the agency, Herbert Hoover. Food was necessary not only to feed America’s growing Army, but to help relieve famine in Europe, in...
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A Changing Nation
The second half of the nineteenth century can be described as a time of...
In teaching the era of progressive reforms, it is hard to resist the temptation to focus on the two progressive presidents. Theodore...