"I solemnly swear that I won’t eat no more ice cream what’s made with sugar nor no more candy what’s made with sugar. Honest an I cross my heart. Amen! An Heroic Sacrifice.", ca. 1917 - ca. 1919.
Item From: Records of the U.S. Food Administration.(01/15/1918-01/1919).
July is National Ice Cream Month! Aren’t we lucky that we can have ice cream with sugar in it to celebrate? The American people made many sacrifices during World War I, rationing on the home-front enabled resources to be sent to the soldiers fighting over seas. Each American saw it as their duty to ration and make their mark on the war effort.