2013-03-28 / Top News
Library exhibits ‘Seeds of Victory’ and collects items for U.S. troops
During World War I and WorldWar II, civilians needed to make do with less so there would be enough supplies for the armed forces. The federal government encouraged civilians to plant gardens to supplement shortages. Government and private entities used posters to promote the idea of growing one’s own food. Gardening and canning became patriotic acts.
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