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"Food for Freedom"

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | September 27, 2017

"Food for Freedom" was a slogan used during World War II; this patch was owned by Howard Andrus, a Minneapolis food inspector for the Federal Department of Agriculture, circa 1940s.