Cooking Art History: Cooking American

September 15, 2014 4:33 PM

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Cooking Art History: Cooking American

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Garden's exhibit Your Country Calls! Posters of the First World War marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the war and includes vintage posters created to shape and influence national identity, many of which revolve around food. They are eerie and utterly fascinating. The exhibit will be on display though November 3rd. If you're in Los Angeles, don't miss it!

When the United States entered the war in April 1917, the war already three years in and food was desperately needed to supply America's European allies. American civilians were urged to conserve food by increasing production, cutting waste and consuming foods that were plentifully available. Home c...

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