'Plant a Victory Garden' poster   Save
'Plant a Victory Garden' poster
Description: Dated 1941-1945, this World War II poster shows a man, woman, and young boy harvesting produce in their garden, with the message "Plant a Victory Garden" across the top and "Our food is fighting, a garden will make your rations go further" at the bottom. This is poster number 34 commissioned by the United States Office of War Information (OWI). A note at the bottom reads "Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington D.C." This style of poster promoted how civilians could contribute to the war effort through their everyday activities. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Series_2829_F27_07
Subjects: World War II; War posters; Propaganda; Daily life; Agriculture; Military Ohio
Places: Washington D.C.