Creator

Date Original

1917-1918

Description

The World War I poster depicts a small child saluting his bowl of oatmeal. The text exhorts little children to eat anything but wheat. The poster was part of a war effort to encourage rationing of resources.

Physical Description

Poster, 21" X 14"

Subjects

War; War posters; Posters

Contributor

U. S. Food Administration. Educational Division, Advertising Section

Geographical Area

United States

Language

English

Identifier

ASA poster collection, 0002

Resource Type

Image

Collection

ASA poster collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Little Americans, Do Your Bit, Eat Oatmeal, ASA poster collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

Comments

I have always loved the WWI posters we have, especially with babies. The rosy cheeks on this one got me. - Jane Hooker

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