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Do with less - so they'll have enough!
Do with less - so they'll have enough!
Resource Typeimage
TitleDo with less - so they'll have enough!
Coverage / Year1943
DescriptionPoster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
InterpretationAs the United States entered into World War II it required tremendous amounts of goods to fight the war in both Europe and the Pacific. In spite of increased production levels, in factories and on farms, demand exceeded supply. The government recognized the need for rationing and price controls to keep inflation down and ensure a fair distribution of consumer goods. Rationing of consumer goods such as red meat, butter, sugar, and coffee was introduced in 1942.
Lesson Plans / ThemesWorld War II;
Learning Standards14 Political systems; 16 History;
Author or CreatorUnited States. Office of War Information
Subject / KeywordsRationing--United States ; Food conservation--United States ; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifierww20003p
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