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The War Garden Victorious - Appendix 1I
Victory Edition 1919 HOME CANNING & DRYING of Vegetables & Fruits


CONTENTS

 

Title

I.

How the National War Garden Commission Came into Being

II.

The Story of the War Garden

III.

How War Gardens Helped

IV.

Types of War Gardens

V.

Uncle Sam's First War Garden

VI.

How Big Business Helped

VII.

How the Railroads Helped

VIII.

The Army of School Gardeners

IX.

Community Gardening

X.

Cooperation in Gardening

XI.

War Gardens as City Assets

XII.

The Part Played by Daylight Saving

XIII.

The Future of War Gardening

XIV.

Conserving the Garden Surplus

XV.

Community Conservation

XVI.

Conservation by Drying

XVII.

Why We Should Use Dried Foods

XVIII.

The Future of Dehydration

XIX.

Cooperation of the Press
  Chapter 19 - Cartoon Illustrations
   
 

APPENDIX

  "War Gardening,"
Victory Edition, 1919
INDEX
Cover / Letters / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25 / 26 / 27 / 28 / 29 / 30 / 31 / 32
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  "Home Canning and Drying," Victory Edition, 1919
INDEX
Cover / Letters / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25 / 26 / 27 / 28 / 29 / 30 / 31 / 32
More Letters / Back
 
 


Color Plates

  Sow the Seeds of Victory - Every Garden a Munition PlantWILL YOU HAVE A PART IN VICTORY?

"Every Garden a Munition Plant"

James Montgomery Flagg


  War Garden Victorious Poster - War Gardens Over The TopA Poster Spreading the Idea of Militant War Gardens

Maginel Wright Enright


  War Garden Victorious Poster - Every Garden a Peace PlantA Poster for 1919, Symbolic of Victory

Maginel Wright Enright


  War Garden Victorious Poster - Can Vegetables, Fruits and the Kaiser tooCAN VEGETABLES, FRUIT AND THE KAISER TOO

J. Paul Verrees

A Poster Which Was Used in 1918, and Which, Amended–Following Germany's Defeat–Was Also Forceful in 1919

   
 

OTHER POSTERS

  We can can vegetables, fruti and the Kaiser too We can can Vegetables Fruit and the Kaiser too

 

 

page 21

HOME DRYING MANUAL
DRY ALL FOOD THAN CAN BE
DRIED

    Home-made drier of galvanized iron, for use on stove.
Fig. 8. Home-made drier of galvanized iron, for use on stove.

 In a Drier of the dimensions given there is room for eight trays. The sides, top and back are of galvanized iron or tin sheets, tacked to the framework, although thin strips of wood may be used instead of the metal. Small hinges and thumb-latch are provided for the door. Galvanized sheet iron, with numerous small holes in it, is used for making the bottom of the Drier. To prevent direct heat from coming in contact with the product, and also to distribute the heat by radiation, a piece of galvanized sheet iron is placed 2 inches above the bottom. This piece is 3 inches shorter and 3 inches narrower than the bottom and rests on two wires fastened to the sides.

Home-made drier with swinging crane.
Fig. 9 Home-made drier with swinging crane.

   The trays are made of wooden frames of 1-inch strips, to which is tacked galvanized wire screen. Each tray should b 3 inches shorter than the Drier and enough narrower to allow it to slide easily on the supports in being put in or taken out.

   In placing the trays in the Drier push the lower one back as far as it will go, leaving a 3-inch space in front. Place the next tray even with the front, leaving the space at the back. Alternate all the trays in this way, to facilitate the circulation of the heated air. It is well to have a ventilating opening, 6 by 2 inches, in the top of the Drier to discharge moisture. The trays should be shifted during the drying process, to procure uniformity of drying.
   One of the simplest forms of homemade Drier is a tray with bottom of galvanized wire screen, suspended over stove or range, as shown in Fig. 12. Commercial drier.
Fig. 10. Commercial drier.

COMMERCIAL DRIERS

   Cookstove Driers are in the market in several types. One of these, shown in Fig. 7, has a series of trays in a framework, forming a compartment. This is placed on top of the stove. A similar drier is shown in Fig. 7, has a series of trays in a framework, forming a compartment. This is placed on top of the stove. A similar drier is shown in Fig. 10. Another, shown in Fig. 6, is a shallow metal box to be filled with water, and so constructed that one end may rest on the back of the stove and the other on a prop reaching to the floor, or it may be suspended over a lamp.
   Commercial Driers having their own furnaces may be bought at prices ranging from $24 to $120. This type is pictured in Fig. 11. Some of these, in the smaller sizes, may be bought without furnaces, and used on the top of the kitchen stove, as Fig. 7. The cost is from $16 upwards.

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