Potatriots in Leavenworth

“The potato is a good soldier. Eat it, uniform and all.”

BY NATIONAL ARCHIVES STAFF IN KANSAS CITY | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 01

In 2011, the National Archives called for potato dioramas based on a World War I store window display showed potatoes dressed as soldiers. The Staff at Kansas City got in on the fun. These portraits are of inmates at the Leavenworth prison in Kansas.

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