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Food Saving & Sharing


Food Saving and Sharing - Telling How the Older children of America May Help Save from Famine Their Comrades in Allied Lands Across the Sea.
Food Saving and Sharing 1918
Cover & Title Page
Hunger Map of Europe 1918
Grace at Table



Food Saving and Sharing
II. Food in General
III. About Fruit and Vegetables
IV. Foods That Help Build the Body
V. Cereals, Foods Rich in Starch
VI. Sugar and Sweets
VII. Fats and Fatty Foods
VIII. Hungry Europe
IX. Where Is the Food of the World?
X. What We Did About It
XI. What We Have Yet to Do
XII. The Little Group of One

America's food pledge 20 million tons -  prove your Americanism by eating less





     The National Education Association, at its annual meeting, July, 1918, adopted a resolution calling upon the United States Food Administration to "prepare in a form suitable for use in public schools, and particularly in the upper grades, lessons and material supplementary to existing courses, which will promote the program of food conservation."
   In response to this request this little book has been prepared. It was written by Eva March Tappan, assisted by Alice Peloubet Norton, editor of the Jouranl of Home Economics; Henrietta W. Calvin, specialist in Home Economics, Bureau of Education; C.F. Langworthy, Chief of the Office of Home Economics, Department of Agrculture; and Sarah Louise Arnold, Dean of Simmons College. It has been read and approved by H.C. Sherman, Professor of Food chemistry, Columbia University.
   The manner in which the book can be used most advantageously will be determined by the teacher and by local conditions. It is believed that the information contained in it may properly be included in the instruction of American children at the present time. This information will enable the children to contribute intelligently to the success of the government food campaign, and thus aid greatly in the relief of the millions now dependent for their food upon the good will of the people of America.
   The United States Food Administration is grateful to the teachers for their loyal coöperation.

Olin Templin
Director of School and College Activities

November 1, 1918