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Photo, Print, Drawing Industrial war bread? / PR.

[ color film copy transparency ]

About this Item


  • Industrial war bread? / PR.


  • Poster showing a mule "Industry" kicking and snorting as it is bothered by flies "Unwise laws," and "Tax," and its food is infested with bugs, rat "Waste," and snake "Agitation."

Created / Published

  • [1917]


  • -  World War, 1914-1918--Economic & industrial aspects--United States
  • -  Industry--1910-1920
  • -  Mules--1910-1920
  • -  Flies--1910-1920


  • Lithographs--1910-1920.
  • War posters--American--1910-1920.


  • War posters--American--1910-1920
  • Lithographs--1910-1920


  • -  Title continues: If our good mule "Industry" were made National Food Dictator he would urge your appetite to do without unwise business laws, wasteful agitation, excessive taxation and labor strife, in the interest of America's industrial health. He would also urge the unrestricted use of harmony, co-operation and fair public opinion towards business men, for he knows that he himself needs these foodstuffs, if he is to do his full bit in the trenches and keep his strength for the trade war which will follow the restoration of peace. Give "Industry" a show as a food dictator.
  • -  Caption: A poor meal for a good mule.
  • -  Issued by the National Industrial Conservation Movement, 30 Church Street, New York City. Copies supplied on request.
  • -  No. E-5.


  • 1 print (poster) : lithograph ; 63 x 48 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • POS - WWI - US, no. 201 (C size) [P&P]


  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Digital Id

  • cph 3g07864 //

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00653320

Reproduction Number

  • LC-USZC4-7864 (color film copy transparency)

Online Format

  • image

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Industrial war bread? / PR. United States, 1917. Photograph.

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(1917) Industrial war bread? / PR. United States, 1917. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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