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1942 - Rationing

World War II Rationing Board, Colored Section
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World War II 1941-1945

Rationing sets limits on how much sugar, meat, and other everyday goods Americans are allowed to buy during times of war.

  • World War II Rationing Board, Colored Section. Left to right, front row: Arthur E. Grier, R.P. Wilson, Dr. Nathaniel S. Tross, Adelaide Hunt, and Henry Houston. Second row: Thad L. Tate, Clarence Moreland, and Jesse Bowser. Back row: Fred Alexander, Dr. Thomas Watkins, and Clinton L. Blake. c.1942. Photo of World War II Rationing Board Colored Section.
  • A ration book with coupons from WWII.