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Fuel fights! Save your share
Fuel fights!  Save your share
Resource Typeimage
TitleFuel fights! Save your share
Coverage / Year1943
DescriptionPoster, color, all lettered, 14.25 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
InterpretationDuring World War II many consumer goods were rationed for civilians in order to supply more goods for both American and Allied troops. Among the items rationed were sugar, red meat, gas, oil, coffee, and rubber. In October 1942 fuel oil was rationed. During the especially cold winter of 1942-43 this brought numerous protests from citizens. A temperature of 65 degrees was set as the standard for homes, by the federal government.
Lesson Plans / ThemesWorld War II;
Learning Standards14 Political systems; 16 History;
Author or CreatorUnited States. War Production Board
Subject / KeywordsEnergy conservation; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--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 Identifierww20019p
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