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U.S. Food Administrator: Policy Notice

Prior to his election as President of the United States, Herbert Hoover was the U.S. Food Administrator. 

Selected by President Wilson for this position, Hoover understood what hardship meant. Among other things, he became an orphan when he was nine years old.

This image depicts Hoover's food distribution policy, particularly as it related to helping America's European Allies during World War One.

Click on the image for a better view.


Media Credits

Image online, courtesy the U.S. National Archives.

 

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