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Food Schedule

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | February 23, 2021

This poster was created during World War I; it is a suggested Food Schedule to "Help Win the War."
It consists of a chart showing foods to be omitted from meals on particular days, in order to conserve them as part of war effort. 
This was created between 1914 - 1918  and printed in Minneapolis.