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History of Food and Drink

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Use this heading for collections that relate to the History of Food and Drink Collection, the Peacock-Harper Collection, the Ann Hertzler Children's Cookbook and Nutritional Literature Collection, the Cocktail History Collection, the Food Technology and Production Collection, and any materials related to social, economic, and domestic aspects of food and drink history.

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

World War II Food Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2024-039
Abstract

The World War II Food Ephemera Collection consists of pamphlets, booklets, newsletters, and canning labels. They contain topics on canning, home economics, meats, nutrition, hospitality, meal planning, wheat and flour, menus, vegetables, and desserts. Many of the materials describe the signficance of rationing during the wartime.

Dates: 1941 - 1945

World War II Ration Book Four

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-074
Abstract

This collection contains an American war ration book printed during World War II, issued to Mart Barton of Alton, Missouri.

Dates: 1943

World War II Sugar Rationing Pamphlets,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-048
Abstract

The World War II Sugar Rationing Pamphlets include four pamphlets published during the height of food rationing in the United States during the Second World War. The pamphlets promote rationing of sugar at the homefront and provide recipes that can be made using a substitute for sugar.

Dates: 1941 - 1945

World War II U. S. Army Iceland Holiday Menus

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-065
Abstract

This collection contains three holiday menus for U. S. Army soldiers stationed in Iceland during World War II. The dinner menus are for Thanksgiving and Christmas 1943 and Thanksgiving 1944. The 1943 menus are both for the 824th Engineers Aviation Battalion and list some of the personnel. The Thanksgiving 1943 menu also includes signatures of several soldiers.

Dates: 1943 - 1944

Z Process Quick Freezing Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2024-055
Abstract

The Z Process Quick Freezing Collection consists of pamphlets and a photograph album. The pamphlets contain information on the quick freezing method developed by Mikhail Trofimovich Zarochentsev. The photograph album consists of images related to the freezing methods and equipments. The quick freezing method acted as a sanitary method to freeze seafood, meats, fruits, and vegetables and to maintain their nutritional values and taste.

Dates: c.1917-1937