Ration Coupons on the Home Front, 1942-1945

Shows how the U.S. government controlled and conserved vehicles, typewriters, sugar, shoes, fuel, and food.

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About the Digital Collection

The World War II Ration Coupon collection consists of ration coupons, stickers and certificates for tires, bicycles, typewriters, sugar, shoes, fuel oil, gasoline, and food which were issued by the Office of Price Administration from 1942-1945.

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This digital collection comprises selected materials from the following archival collection at David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library:

World War II ration coupon collection 1942-1946

Collection #RL.01419 | 0.2 Linear Feet

ABSTRACT
Collection consists of ration coupons, stickers, permits, and certificates for tires, bicycles, typewriters, sugar, shoes, fuel oil, gasoline, and food which were issued by the Office of Price Administration between 1942-1946. There are duplicates for a few items.

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