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Sir, Don't Waste While Your Wife Saves | by Library Company of Philadelphia
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Sir, Don't Waste While Your Wife Saves

World War I-era poster shows a waiter looking askance at a glutenous gentlemen, who has ordered five plates of food, none of which he finished. Under the direction of Herbert Hoover, the United States Food Administration urged Americans to conserve and voluntarily ration their food consumption. Published by the W.F. Powers, Co. Litho, NY; artist: Crawford Young.


Accession Number: P.2284.57


Click here to view the record of this poster on ImPAC, the Library Company's digital collections catalog.

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Taken on March 14, 2014