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Billy Ireland cartoon panel
Description: Cartoons by Billy Ireland, a long-time editor of "the Passing Show" page of the Columbus Dispatch. These cartoons refer to recommended restrictions on wheat and other supplies due to wartime shortages during World War I. America, characterized as Uncle Sam, is seen embracing cornbread as an alternative to traditional wheat bread. This image was included in a "Memory Book" compiled by Mrs. H. V. Cottrell, historian for the Clinton League (sometimes called the Clinton Welfare League) from 1938-1943. The book shows the development of the Clintonville neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio, and records the history of the League. The Clinton League was a women's group founded in 1912 to promote child welfare and later general welfare in Columbus, but which was based in and primarily focused on the area of Clintonville. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: P285_MB1_146
Subjects: Clintonville (Ohio); Clinton League; Women -- Charities; Rationing; Cartoonists; World War, 1914-1918--Ohio;
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)