100 Years Ago: Poster for Food Service Pledge

The Intelligencer September 21, 1917 (page 5)

“‘Will they let Famine Fight Against Us?’ To us who stay at home, good meals, eaten in comfort, are a commonplace. But to our Sons, Husbands and Fathers ‘out there’ food is the only thing that matters. The possible lack of food forever haunts them. For without food, how can they ‘carry on.’

How can we refuse to eat a little less white bread, beef and bacon so that there will be enough of these non-perishable foods for them? The answer lies with each one of you.

Sign the Food Service Pledge Before it is Too Late.”