Sugar Means Ships

Title

Sugar Means Ships

Subject

Communication Artifacts ; Advertising Media ; Poster

Description

Poster showing a young woman drinking through a straw, Europe under a cloud "War" in the distance, as ships are diverted from carrying soldiers and supplies to carry sugar.
Text: "Sugar means ships. The consumption of sugar sweetened drinks must be reduced. For your beverages 400 million lbs. of sugar were imported in ships last year. Every ship is needed to carry soldiers and supplies now."
United States Food Administration

Creator

Fuhr, Ernest, 1874-1933

Source

Emil A. Blackmore Museum Collection (Poster ID: 132)

Publisher

New York : The Carey Printing Company ; [1917]

Date

1917

Rights

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Format

19 x 15 in. ; linen-backed

Language

eng

Type

still image

Identifier

132

Coverage

World War I, 1914-1918 ; United States (nation)

Collection

Citation

Fuhr, Ernest, 1874-1933, “Sugar Means Ships,” The Emil A. Blackmore Museum, accessed May 22, 2022, https://legionmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/190.

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