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

ID: SIA2014-05914a

Creator: Smithsonian Institution

Form/Genre: Document

Date: July 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 laborers of the Smithsonian's 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: SIA2014-05913 and SIA2014-05915a.

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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


July 1917

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  • 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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