American Red Cross

Title

American Red Cross

Description

After World War I, the Red Cross became involved with a variety of public health programs. In 1921, for example, they began offering nutrition courses which helped educate people on healthy eating and proper food preparation. Classes on sanitation, home nursing, and infant care were also introduced.

Creator

American Red Cross

Date

1941-1945

Source

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/53/%22Learn_to_keep_your_family_strong_%26_healthy_Join_a_Red_Cross_nutrition_class%22_-_NARA_-_514847.jpg

Rights

This poster is an advertisement for a Red Cross nutrition class. The weightlifter, made out of food (e.g., potatoes), lifts a barbell of oranges.

Source: http://www.redcross.org/museum/history/20-39_b.asp

Publisher

National Archives

Contributor

American Red Cross

Format

Medium: Poster

Language

English

Type

Organizations

Identifier

American RedCross, RedCross, Public Health, Nutrition, Sanitation, Home Nursing, Infant Care

Coverage

United States

Files

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/53/"Learn_to_keep_your_family_strong_&_healthy_Join_a_Red_Cross_nutrition_class"_-_NARA_-_514847.jpg

Reference

American Red Cross, American Red Cross, National Archives, 1941-1945

Cite As

American Red Cross, “American Red Cross,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 11, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/234.