Herbert Hoover Food Czar
We here at Silverdale Press want to help your family get ready for Veterans Day.
Did you know that Veterans Day was first called Armistice Day? It marked the end of World War I on November 11, 1918.
The U.S. fought in WWI from 1917-1918. So there are very important 100 year anniversaries this year and next.
To help you learn more about the Great War and Veterans Day, we will be sharing some fun facts ahead of our White House Holidays: Veterans Day curriculum release.
Did you know that Herbert Hoover (president from 1929-1933) was food czar during the Great War? He headed the Food Administration in Woodrow Wilson's war cabinet.
He came up with lots of great posters and propaganda campaigns to get Americans to conserve food so that soldiers and starving Europeans could have more.
Herbert Hoover was literally a household name during the Great War; here's a fun card from the era.
Image courtesy Library of Congress
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