U.S. Food Administration Pledges, Charwomen in Natural History Building

ID: SIA2014-05915a

Creator: Smithsonian Institution

Form/Genre: Document

Date: 1917

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 45, Box 67, Folder: 10

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This pledge sheet lists the recommendations of the U.S. Food Administration and the signatures of the charwomen of the Natural History Building who pledged to follow these recommendations and conserve food during World War I.


  • United States National Museum
  • United States War Food Administration
  • Natural History Building


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On the request of the U.S. Food Administration, run by Herbert Hoover, Smithsonian employees were asked to pledge to conserve food during World War I. See also: SIA2014-05914a and SIA2014-05913.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 45, Box 67, Folder: 10

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu



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  • Women
  • WW I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Document
  • Paper

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Number of Images: 1 Color: Color Size: 8.5w x11h Type of Image: Document Medium: Paper

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