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Right to the Source: When Schools Fed the War Effort

Exploring Science and History With the Library of Congress After the United States entered World War I in April 1917, citizens could support the war effort by buying war bonds, conserving food on “Meatless Mondays” and “Wheatless Wednesdays,” and consuming less fuel at home and in their cars. Schools helped, too, as students planted vegetable […]

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