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Rationing means a fair share for all of us

Rationing means a fair share for all of us

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Title:
Rationing means a fair share for all of us
Description:
Two pictures illustrate the outcome of a trip to the grocer with and without rationing. The top picture, captioned "without rationing," shows a woman leaving with a case of canned goods and while an apologetic grocer gestures towards his empty shelves in response to a second woman's request. The lower picture, captioned "with rationing," shows the grocer standing in front of well-stocked shelves and handing each woman a single can.
Artist:
Roese, Herbert
Sponsor:
United States. Office of Price Administration
Date:
1943
Format:
Posters
Prints
Genre:
War posters
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
Print Department Collection
Subjects:
Consumer rationing
Food supply
Grocery stores
World War, 1939-1945
Places:
United States
Extent:
1 print (poster) : color
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Publisher:
U.S. Government Printing Office
Notes:
U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943--O-514173
Accession #:
07_01_000032