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Poster Comparison:
Shall We Have Enough to Eat Next Winter? (WWI)
“We'll have lots to eat this winter, won't we Mother?” (WWII)

In WWI, posters about canning emphasized war, allies, duty, thrift, and famine. In contrast, WWII canning posters created by the Ad Council depicted the smiling faces and carefree homemakers commonly depicted in commercial advertising.

Public Safety Food Committee of New Hampshire with the County Farm Bureau, c.1917 and
Artsist: Alfred Parker for OWI, 1943.

Sources: Special Collections, National Agricultural Library and
University of North Texas Libraries: