A Taste of the Past

Episode 215: What America Ate Project – Food of the Great Depression

October 22, 2015
29 min

In an effort to preserve a period of Americas culinary history the National Endowment for the Humanities has funded the What America Ate Project to create an innovative website and online archive of culinary sources from the Great Depression. Materials include the far-flung papers of the WPA America Eats program, a collection of rare community cookbooks, and hundreds of food marketing and advertising materials from the 1930s. [gallery ids=31119,31120,31121,31122,31123,31124]

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