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Saturday, May 26, 2007

Ration Coupons on the Home Front, 1942-1945

Ration Coupons on the Home Front, 1942-1945 Ration Coupons on the Home Front, 1942-1945 at Duke University digital collections. "...During World War II, the United States government instituted mandatory rationing of many items, including fuel, gasoline, food, tires, cars, stoves, and footware. Rationing created a bureaucratic papertrail in various formats, which included coupons, booklets, certificates, and stamps.
The World War II Ration Coupon collection consists of ration coupons, stickers and certificates for tires, bicycles, typewriters, sugar, shoes, fuel oil, gasoline, and food which were issued by the Office of Price Administration from 1942-1945."