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Inventory of the Mrs. J. E. Thane (Laura Thane Whipple) papers
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Correspondence, 1917-1936

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Contains letters from the Friends of Belgium organization, Alameda County Republican Assembly, and the Republican State Committee.
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Miscellaneous correspondence and U.S. Food Administration reports and guidelines, 1918-1919

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Contains reports and direct correspondence from the United States Food Administration in Washington, D.C. Includes home conservation guidelines for women in charge of purchasing and preparing food for their family.
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Photographs, 1906, undated

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One print of an unidentified woman and one print of an unidentified man and woman in a Red Cross car.
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Postcards of Henriette, Queen of Belgium, undated

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Pamphlet on La Loie Fuller, undated

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Relates to Red Cross of Romania.
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Food and relief, 1917-1918

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Emphasis on shipment records and logistics for Belgium and France.
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Sugar permits, 1918

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Includes Red Cross signs, memoranda from the U.S. Treasury Department regarding conservation and the war effort, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Weekly Newsletter.
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Newspapers and clippings, 1911-1924, undated

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Includes The Call, San Francisco; The Township Register, Alameda County; Oakland Edition of the San Francisco Examiner.
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Printed materials, 1897, undated

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Includes The Spirt of the Nation, a pamphlet containing influential American songs and documents. Other items include war time aid booklets, encouraging Americans to do their part.
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U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Food Administration, and U.S. Treasury printed materials, 1918

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U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Food Administration official printed reports and news releases, 1917-1918

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U.S. Food Administration, Official Food Bulletin, 1918

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U.S. Food Administration reports, Alameda County, 1918

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Miscellaneous, 1919, undated

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Includes U.S. Food Administration promotional signs and sugar purchase receipts.
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Herbert Hoover campaign door sign, circa 1928