Farmerettes Sell WW1 Bonds: 1910s

Farmerettes Sell WW1 Bonds: 1910s

Women farmers in World War One bond sale parade. One sign reads "Bonds Buy Bullets and Beans. We Raise Beans. You Buy Bonds." Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.


The Farmerettes photo

Hi--
Thought you'd like to know that this photo is of the Farmerettes of the Woman's Land Army of America marching in the Liberty Loan Parade in NYC in October 1918.
The full story of the Farmerettes--including this photo--is told in "Fruits of Victory: The Woman's Land Army in the Great War" by Elaine Weiss.
see www.fruitsofvictorybook.com