K-12 Teaching and Learning From the UNC School of Education

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Date created
1944
License
This work is believed to be in the public domain. Users are advised to make their own copyright assessment and to understand their rights to fair use.
Source
Original image housed by Northwestern University Library

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  • World War II on the home front: Rationing: During World War II, the United States asked citizens at home to cut back on food, fuel, shoes, and consumer goods and to turn in scrap metal, rubber, paper, and even used cooking grease for recycling. Photographs, posters, and artifacts tell the story. (Page 15)

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Government-produced poster compares rising prices in World War I with the success of price controls in World War II.