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Vegan ‘Butter’ In 1894 AKA Margarine – With A Big Thank You To Napolean (The Third One)! – Historical Vegan Marketing Campaigns

The Vegan Age In 2014 we have vegan products made by wholly vegan companies. Veg(etari)ans & Food Reformers in the 19th century enjoyed very few manufactured, tongue-enticing ‘convenience’ foods. Some of the items quoted here are close to 120 years old. Here at the Ernest Bell Library we really enjoy seeing really great examples of marketing; especially when they were done for humanitarian / vegetarian / vegan etc. products, publications…

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General/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

The Vegetarians’ Barnyard – 3D vegetable art by Carl V. Burger 1935 – …….& notes on – Wheeler McMillan …& bankers actively bankrupting farmers in the US …& wars …& chemurgy.

THE COUNTRY HOME – front cover of the issue from – SEPTEMBER 1935 There is a somewhat bizarre ‘vegetarian’ article on p42 – see below.   3D vegetable art by Carl V. Burger (1888-1967) – an artist and writer of children’s books about animals and natural history. Wiki – Archive – More of Carl’s work – Pinterest A fun item in our Ernest Bell Library collection. Above are images of the front cover…

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General/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

Rynn Berry left us a few hours ago – a loveable vegan historian & a great friend.

Rynn’s close friend, Martin Rowe,  posted this news on Facebook today – Jan 9 2014. “I’ve been to the hospital, and I’m sorry to confirm that Rynn Berry passed away today at 12:30 p.m. His family was with him. I can give no further details, since I am not a next-of-kin, but I was told that he had gone into cardiac arrest in ProspectPark. When I saw him yesterday, he…

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Humor/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

Vegan Postcard by Donald McGill – circa 1918 – with some George Orwell notes

DONALD McGILL ‘VEGAN’ POSTCARD – circa 1918 PUBLISHER- INTER ART COMIQUE SERIES 2387 . JACK SPRAT COULD EAT NOT FAT AND HIS WIFE COULD EAT NO LEAN AND SO BETWEEN THEM BOTH They decided that, having already given up Tea, Sugar, Jam, Potatoes, Butter, Cheese and Eggs, THEY WOULD ALSO GIVE UP MEAT.  . The original postcard is in our Ernest Bell Library. We have no idea of what Jack…

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General/ Humor/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

The ‘Vegan Police’ – making their first appearance 100 years ago – aka – ‘A Glimpse of the Future – In a Compulsory Vegetarian Age’.

  A GLIMPSE OF THE FUTURE – IN A COMPULSORY VEGETARIAN AGE A raid on a meat-eating den The Ernest Bell Library has a growing collection of veg-art – ……art, illustrations, cartoons & photos benefiting animals. (1) Here is an example – ……thank you to Arthur Watts (2) & Clement King Shorter (3) ! ‘The Vegan Police’ – making their first appearance 100+ years ago – AKA – A GLIMPSE…

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General/ Health/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

‘Leafy greens – six times a day – NO OIL’ – the recommended diet for 2015 and 1874

Better than any ‘TV’. In just 80 minutes you will know more about preventing heart disease & other chronic medial conditions than most medical doctors do. The key message – “I want patients to eat leafy greens six times a day – and NO OIL.” Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr. Dr. Esselstyn’s leading choices are arugula, chard, kale, spinach, beets, beet greens and bok choy. Dr. Esselstyn has followed a vegan diet…

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