Food Preservation and Home Canning Literature, 1883-1980
Green, Mary E
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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.
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.
Food Preservation and Home Canning Literature, 1883-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History