African-American woman picking vegetables from a garden, ca. 1920.
Posts tagged Food
“Turkey & Trimmings” was filmed by the 9th Italy Combat Camera Unit. The clips show GIs unloading Thanksgiving rations from a truck and examining the frozen turkeys. A cook and WAC cook assistant baste and roast the turkeys and pour gravy into kettles. GIs are then shown getting the turkey and trimmings in the chow line and […]
The FDA’s campaign against rats, beginning in the 1952, was part of a larger effort to clean up the nation’s filthy grains, flour, and baked goods. By the end of the campaign almost every farm had been forced to replace their old wooden grain silos and replace them modern steel structures. This lecture to school […]