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Food Preservation and Home Canning Literature, 1883-1980

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Donor:
Green, Mary E
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Extractive Industries, Division of
Physical description:
2.5 cu. ft. : 6 boxes
Type:
Posters
Collection descriptions
Pamphlets
Brochures
Newsletters
Manuals
Cookbooks
Date:
1883
1883-1980
Notes:
Dr. Green was a professor at Ohio State University, whose hobby was the study and collection of articles pertaining to the home preservation of food.
Summary:
Printed materials on various aspects of food preservation, including canning, pickling, freezing, and other methods. Recipe books, instruction manuals, posters, brochures and pamphlets issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, by manufacturers of food products, and by manufacturers of canning and preserving products and devices; also newsletters published by bottle and jar collecting hobby groups. A large percentage of the publications in the collection were published during World War II, and relate to preserving food to ensure an adequate food supply during the war years.
Cite as:
Food Preservation and Home Canning Literature, 1883-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Food supply
Cooking, American
Food industry and trade
Advertising
Frozen foods
Canning and preserving
Food conservation
Local number:
2007.3132 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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