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The Fairfield Canning Kitchen operated in the Sherman School, canning produce for families who brought in fruits, vegetables, jars, and 8-10 cents per quart.

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Cards like these asked citizens to promise to can and preserve food as part of their contribution to the war effort. The Fairfield Canning Kitchen operated in the Sherman School, canning produce for families who brought in fruits, vegetables, jars,…

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“Women of America” broadside


This broadside called on the women of Fairfield to support the war effort by learning how to plant, can, and preserve food for the winter from Mrs. William Glover, who was in charge of Fairfield County’s campaign to…

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The Junior Food Army, part of Connecticut's efforts to increase the state's food supply during World War I, organized more than 45,000 boys and girls across the state to grow and preserve their own food.

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The Junior Food Army, part of Connecticut's efforts to increase the state's food supply during World War I, organized more than 45,000 boys and girls across the state to grow and preserve their own food.

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Ernest Hart of Bridgeport volunteered for the Army and was stationed at Fort H. G. Wright in New York about 1917 with Battalion D, 68th Artillery. In August 1918 his regiment was transferred to France; he returned to the U.S. in February 1919.

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Poster showing a young woman clutching an American flag as she calls out, with Red Cross symbol and U.S. Capitol in background.
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