In this photograph from the National Photo Company Collection at the Library of Congress, five women gaze at (or away from) a diagram of a cow as another woman gestures to the diagram with a pointer. The caption in LoC records reads, "Miss Edith C. Strauss, director of women's activities in the Dept. of Justice high cost of living campaign, demonstrating from whence the less expensive cuts of meat come, in a campaign to encourage more economical buying." The photo is dated March 11, 1920; the photographer is unknown.
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National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress)