History of Food and Drink
Found in 137 Collections and/or Records:
The Agricultural Ephemera Collection was established in 2015. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (advertisements, order forms and blanks, postcards, clippings, and more) that relate to agriculture, farming, livestock, and poultry & fowl, dating from the late 19th century to the present.
William Bradford Alwood was a professor of horticulture, entomology, and mycology at Virginia Tech (1891-1904) and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His collection includes research papers, theses, brochures, and notebooks on such subjects as cider, wine making, grapes, and pellagra.
This collection contains educational pamphlets, recipe cards, and other materials created by the American Egg Board and previously used as part of an exhibit. Also included are issues of the American Egg Board bulletin "Sunny Side Up" and reprints of Reader's Digest articles about the American Egg Board.
The collection consists of an illustrated scrapbook, detailing the set up for a household, possibly compiled for a new bride or a school assignment.
This collection includes an undated Notice of Temperate Meetings held by Rev. J. W. West, Field Secretary of the Anti-Saloon League of Virginia. It includes subjects discussed and testimonials and probably dates between 1903-1909. The Anti-Saloon League of Virginia existed from 1901 to 1933, at the end of prohibition.
The collection contains a series of cabinet card advertisements for the Altas Flour Mills of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, probably from the early part of the 20th century.
The collection includes a string of cardboard cut-out advertisements for Ballard's Obelisk Flour and a booklet with recipes and cooking tips from the Ballard and Ballard Company. In addition, it has a small pocket mirror with an advertisement on the back.
This collection includes a memobook and journal owned by Judith Fenner Barnard (1896-1984), a teacher in Roadsville, Virginia, and Prince George County, Virginia. The memobook, dated July 1964, contains recipes, addresses, hospital records, and a seating arrangement for a dinner party. The journal, 1914-1972 includes journal entries about the Barnard family's lives and handwritten recipes.