A black and white postcard featuring a woman in a field and text that reads, "The Comrade With the Hoe. I'm hoeing a patch of potatoes, And weeding some onions too, Now don't you think dear Comrade, I'm doing my bit for you?" The illustration also features a small inset of three World War I soldiers with bayonetes. Part of a series of postcards produced by the Merval Corporation, New York City.
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MS 251, David and Iris Hoffman Postcard Collection
postcards, agriculture, World War I, World War 1914-1918, gardening, war gardens, food supply