A Journey Through the History of the Child Nutrition Programs – 15-minute video gives a nostalgic overview of the Federally funded child nutrition programs from the days before World War II through today’s wellness policy development. The video features photographs and images from resources in ICN’s Child Nutrition Archive collections and USDA resources. Published 2007.
Dr. Josephine Martin Online Exhibition – Dr. Martin reflects on her life and career dedicated to the service of our nation’s children.
The School That Learned to Eat – tells the story of how one school in Georgia organized the human resources of the community to improve the health of its children. Teachers, parents, and administrators came together and accomplished this improvement through nutrition education, diet surveys, workshops, and health screenings. The film is presented by the University of Georgia College of Education and General Mills, Inc., and produced by the Southern Educational Film Production Service, Inc. Athens, Ga. 1948. This film is made available courtesy of the General Mills Archives.
USDA Recipe Cards 1971 – A collection of USDA recipe cards from 1971.
Celebrating our 30th Anniversary – The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 1989, signed by President George H. W. Bush on November 10, 1989, established a food service management institute with a mission “to provide information and services that promote the continuous improvement of child nutrition programs,” and the vision “to be the leader in providing education, research, and resources to promote excellence in child nutrition programs.” To celebrate 30 years of service, the Institute launched the ICN 30th Anniversary website at https://www.theicn.org/30 in 2019. This page showcases video, photographs, and stories from the rich history of the Institute.
Fundamentals of Archival Preservation PowerPoint – Powerpoint explaining the fundamentals of archival preservation.
Farmers’ Bulletin – School Lunches
Department of Agriculture
Year: 1916 ,revised 1922 & 1924
Diet for the School Child – Health Education
Dept of Interior Bureau of Education
Washington Government Printing Office
The School Lunch Service in New York City – Bulletin No. 3 – 1914
Division of Reference and Research, Department of Education
The City of New York – 1914
School Lunches – New York City Elementary Schools – 1923
Division of Reference and Research,
Department of Education,
The City of New York
Region III Recipe Book – 1941
Recipes for School Lunch Project
Federal Works Agency
Work Projects Administration
Division of Community Service Programs
Region VII Recipe Book -1942
School Lunch Project Workbook
Tested, revised, and edited:
WPA Test Kitchen, St. Paul, Minnesota
Arkansas Managers’ Handbook
Ruth Powell, State Supervisor School Lunch
Arkansas Department of Education
Southeastern School College Campus
Scrapbook of Summer Training for School Food service
Mrs. Elizabeth Beavers
August 3-7, 1952
School Lunch Program – Menus – 1967-68
SNP at Starkville, Mississippi
State Department of Education
Beulah Douglas Recipe Notebook
Beulah Irene Douglas
Pecos High School
Safeguarding the Nation’s Children
Stories from the Child Nutrition Archives
National Food Service Management Institute
The University of Mississippi