Ohio Memory has published a new post, “World War II Ration Stamps at the State Library of Ohio”
Imagine planning a trip from Columbus to Cincinnati. You’ll want to pack your bags, bring a snack (peanut butter and jelly, maybe?), fill up your car and hit the road. Now, imagine that you’re planning this trip in 1943. If you want to buy new shoes for your trip, do you have a ration stamp to authorize that purchase? Did you can that jelly yourself, using a ration stamp for the sugar? Do you have enough ration stamps for the gasoline you’ll need? And how are your car’s tires? New ones will also require a ration stamp. […]
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World War II Ration Stamps at the State Library of Ohio
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