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1942 ‘Homemade’ Victory Garden Poster


We’ve seen many government commissioned Victory Garden posters created by fine artists, but here’s an image of a young person’s creation in a photo from 1942.

May 1942. Emily Schwak, Queen of the May at the Beecher Street School in Southington, Connecticut, where the children put on a patriotic display.

See full size photo, 4×5 Kodachrome transparency, by Fenno Jacobs here.