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What? wheat?

What? wheat?

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

The other side / J.S. Pughe.

The other side / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a large group of happy animals gathered around a sign that states "Meeting to thank the Meat Trust for raising prices". There is a bull standing on a platform, addressing the gathering. Title... more

Our forefathers fought for a principle - there is no fight in us / Ehrhart.

Our forefathers fought for a principle - there is no fight in us / Ehr...

Illustration shows two scenes, at top left is "The Spirit of '76" showing a family about to sit down to tea, as boxes of tea are visible, through a window in the back of the room, floating in Boston Harbor. The... more

The modern horn of plenty / J.S. Pughe.

The modern horn of plenty / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a large cornucopia labeled "Cold Storage Warehouse" where farm produce is being stored, creating an artificial shortage, in an effort to drive up the price of food in the marketplace. A group... more

Throng of women charge on New York city hall to demand bread

Throng of women charge on New York city hall to demand bread

Crowd of women, led by Mrs. Ida Harris, president of the Woman's Vigilance League, at the city hall to protest the soaring cost of food. (Source: Independent, 12 March 1917; International Socialist Review, Apri... more

Grocery store window in Bath, Maine. Food prices do not seem to have gone up as yet but are expected to

Grocery store window in Bath, Maine. Food prices do not seem to have g...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Bantam, Connecticut. Much of the food that is served in Bantam homes is bought at the local First National Store, part of New England's leading food chain. Manager Charley Dempsey, who admits that he sometimes takes off his hat when sleeping, hopes soon to get a larger store with a full line of meats, but is worried about the difficulty in getting meat cases. He's very pleased about the increase in his business, which has meant larger weekly checks for him, and has increased his staff from one boy part-time two years ago to three full-time and one part-time now. He looks for an even greater volume when the second forty units of the new housing project are completed. Charley, who was in the Army during the last war, and all his employees are natives of Bantam. The main difference rising food prices have meant to Bantam housewives, says Dempsey, is that whereas they used to order without bothering to ask the price, they now ask the price, then say what they want

Bantam, Connecticut. Much of the food that is served in Bantam homes i...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Informa... more

Code of Federal Regulations: Food Prices, 32 C.F.R. (1947)

Code of Federal Regulations: Food Prices, 32 C.F.R. (1947)

Description: Code of Federal Regulations, Title 32: National Defense, Chapter VII: Sugar Rationing Administration, Department Of Agriculture, Part 710: Food Prices, Revised 1947

Milk up, bread up, meat up -- we're fed up!

Milk up, bread up, meat up -- we're fed up!

Title from item. Gift; Gary Yanker; 1975-1983.

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