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Image 5 and 6 (and detail)

Poster Comparison:
Women of the Home/ Know Foods and Food Values (WWI)
Of Course I Can! I'm patriotic as can be— and ration points won't worry me! (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 that had been featured in commercial advertising.

The Pennsylvania State College, c.1917
and OWI, c.1944.

Source: Special Collections, National Agricultural Library