: This pamphlet was published by the Firestone Farm and Garden Service Bureau, a unit of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. The pamphlet is 26 pages and measures 6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm). During World War II (1941-1945), many people supplemented the food they had available for personal use by planting vegetable gardens, both to support the war effort and due to food shortages and rationing. The gardens were promoted widely by the government and industry, and were known as "victory gardens" due to their importance to the war effort. Gardens were planted during World War I as well, but were called "war gardens" until the end of the war, when the term "victory garden" came into use. View on Ohio Memory.
: Om3318_4835291_001 Subjects
: Agriculture; Business and Labor; Military Ohio; Victory gardens; World War II Places
: Akron (Ohio); Summit County (Ohio)