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Pro forma CoD business, but last section contains interesting aside about "German women" potentially stirring up trouble amongst Davenport community.
182351-997118 - Brockway Kelly - May 5, 2016 924 AM - BrockwayK_grocersdelivery_metcalf.jpg

In this letter, the issue of creating a once a day delivery system is addressed. The writer is looking to increase support throughout Iowa on the idea that it will be beneficial to the grocers to downsize into once a day system. However, the lack of…

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182351-997118 - Brockway Kelly - May 5, 2016 924 AM - BrockwayK_chicagopatrioticfoodshow_Metcalf.jpg

This letter is from the Illinois State Council of Defense. Not only was the letter purpose to ask for personal support, but also it was a state awareness letter. It suggested that if Metcalf could not personally come to the food show, that he should…
198867-997118 - Engstler Emma - May 3, 2016 545 PM - EngstlerE_Food Conservation and Health of the Public_Metcalf.jpg

Council of National Defense asks the public to discontinue sending food to the camps. The waste referred to can be chocked only by getting each solider family and friends to realize that they individually are the persons asked to stop.
198867-997118 - Engstler Emma - May 3, 2016 545 PM - EngstlerE_Food Solutions for American Allies_Metcalf.jpg

The men of England, Scotland, Ireland, France, and Italy are fighting, not on the farms producing food. Therefore the productions of food of these nations have fallen into danger and Americas Allies are relying on them. Herbert Hoover plans a…
233075-997118 - Foley Taylor - May 4, 2016 936 PM - FoleyT Wasting Food Metcalf.JPG

A letter to Mr. Metcalf suggesting that people stop sending food to their soldiers overseas due to the fact that the food gets old and bad in the mail and then it is just wasting the food and food production is already at an all time low.

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233075-997118 - Foley Taylor - May 4, 2016 936 PM - FoleyT Food Production Metcalf.JPG

A citizen farmer writes a letter to Mr. Metcalf just informing him that food production is at an all time low and they are trying their best to make things work.

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198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ ResolutionfromW.L.Harding'sOfficebyH.J.Metcalf Metcalf_1.jpg

This bulletin is from the office of the Governor W. L. Harding, written by Herbert J. Metcalf dated November 23, 1917. The bulletin states that the Iowa State Council of National Defense is proud of the efforts from the women of Iowa. It also states…
224259-997118 - Jensen Eric - May 5, 2016 106 PM - JensenE__InvitationtoChicago__Metcalf.jpg

The Invitation is to the National Defense of Iowa from the Illinois State Council of Defense to a show in Chicago to discuss what foods should be eaten by the communities.

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