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Primary Sources and Picture Books: Diana's White House Garden by Elisa Carbone

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This book gives the perfect opportunity to explore the prevalence of Victory Gardens in the US during a period of WWII.

Oswego, New York. A citizen working on Sunday morning in his victory garden

Reference note

Contributor Names: Collins, Marjory, 1912-1985, photographer
Created / Published: 1943 June.
Subject Headings: -  United States--New York--Oswego County--Oswego
Genre: Nitrate negatives
Notes: -  Title and other information from print in lot.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
-  Temp. note: owibatch5
-  Film copy on SIS roll 15, frame 447.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8d31671 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8d31671

Washington, D.C. A resident of the Southwest section and her Victory garden

Reference note

Contributor Names: Horne, Joseph A. (Joseph Anthony), photographer
Created / Published: 1943 June.
Subject Headings: -  United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.)
Genre: Nitrate negatives
Notes: -  Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches).
-  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
-  Temp. note: owibatch5
-  Film copy on SIS roll 15, frame 1487.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8d32694 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8d32694

Victory Gardens--for family and country. With little sapce and plenty of ingenuity, these enterprising city dwellers have created a thriving Victory Garden in the narrow strip of ground between their driveway and backyard fence

Reference note

Contributor Names: Rosener, Ann, photographer
United States. Office of War Information.
Created / Published: 1943 Feb.-Mar.
Subject Headings: -  United States
Genre: Safety film negatives
Notes: -  Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches).
-  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
-  Film copy on SIS roll 32, frame 1325.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b06172 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b06172

New York, New York. Children's school victory gardens on First Avenue between Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth Streets

Reference note

Contributor Names: Meyer, Edward, photographer
Created / Published: 1944 June.
Subject Headings: -  United States--New York (State)--New York
Genre: Nitrate negatives
Notes: -  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
-  Temp. note: owibatch5
-  Film copy on SIS roll 16, frame 1700.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8d35482 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8d35482

Plant a victory garden. Poster distributed by the Office of War Information to libraries, museums post offices. The original is 22 inches and is printed in full color. The poster was designed by Robert Gwathmey, mural artist. Copies are obtainable from Division of Public Inquiries, OWI, 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Reference note

Contributor Names: United States. Office of War Information.
Created / Published: [between 1940 and 1946]
Subject Headings: -  United States
Genre: Safety film negatives
Notes: -  Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches).
-  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
-  Film copy on SIS roll 32, frame 1231.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b06077 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b06077

Service on the home front There's a job for every Pennsylvanian in these civilian defense efforts.

Reference note

Summary: Poster encouraging participation in civil defense efforts, showing family prepared for work.
Contributor Names: Hirshman, Louis, artist
Tasker, William, artist
Federal Art Project, sponsor
Created / Published: [Pennsylvania : WPA War Services Project, between 1941 and 1943]
Subject Headings: -  World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--Pennsylvania
-  War work--Pennsylvania--1940-1950
-  Civil defense--Pennsylvania--1940-1940
Notes: -  Date stamped on recto: Jan 21 '43.
-  Caption continues with list of civilian defense opportunities: Citizens Defense Corps, Citizens Service Corps, American Unity, Salvage Program, Victory Gardens.
-  Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).
-  Hand-written in pencil on recto: Artist: Louis Hirshman and William Tasker.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: cph 3b49007 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b49007

Grow it yourself Plan a farm garden now.

Reference note

Summary: Poster for the U.S. Department of Agriculture promoting victory gardens, showing carrots, lettuce, corn, tomatoes, and potatoes growing.
Contributor Names: Bayer, Herbert, 1900-1985, artist
United States. Rural Electrification Administration, sponsor
Created / Published: NYC : NYC WPA War Services, [between 1941 and 1943]
Subject Headings: -  World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--New York (State)--New York
-  Victory gardens--New York (State)--New York--1940-1950
-  Vegetables--New York (State)--New York--1940-1950
-  War work--New York (State)--New York--1940-1950
Notes: -  Rural Electrification Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
-  Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: cph 3f05737 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3f05737

War gardens for victory--Grow vitamins at your kitchen door / lithographed by the Stecher-Traung Lithograph Corporation, Rochester, New York.

Reference note

Summary: Woman standing with hoe and basket of vegetables.
Created / Published: [between 1939 and 1945]
Subject Headings: -  Victory gardens--United States--1930-1950
-  Vegetables--United States--1930-1950
-  World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects
Notes: -  Copyright by J. H. Burdett, director, National Garden Bureau.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: cph 3g04436 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g04436
cph 3c21355 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c21355

Evening Star , January 09, 1944

Evening Star , April 16, 1944, Page 99

Evening Star , April 02, 1944, Page 99

Evening Star, August 06, 1944, Page 64

Reference note

Newspaper: Evening star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1972
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1944-08-06/ed-1/seq-64
Image provided by: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1944-08-06/ed-1/seq-64.pdf

Evening Star, August 06, 1944, Page 3

Reference note

Newspaper: Evening star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1972
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1944-08-06/ed-1/seq-67
Image provided by: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1944-08-06/ed-1/seq-67.pdf

Evening Star, July 11, 1943, Page 16

Reference note

Newspaper: Evening star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1972
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1943-07-11/ed-1/seq-84
Image provided by: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1943-07-11/ed-1/seq-84.pdf

The Wilmington Morning Star., March 15, 1942, Page 15

The Wilmington Morning Star, March 09, 1943, Page 5

Evening Star, April 14, 1943, Page B-19