Rationing means a fair share for all of us

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Rationing means a fair share for all of us. Two pictures illustrate the outcome of a trip to the grocer with and without rationing. The top picture, captioned "without rationing," shows a woman leaving with a case of canned goods and while an apologetic grocer gestures towards his empty shelves in response to a second woman's request. The lower picture, captioned "with rationing," shows the grocer standing in front of well-stocked shelves and handing each woman a single can. Artist/Sponsor: Roese, Herbert; United States. Office of Price Administration. Date: 1943. Sourced from Digital Commonwealth website.

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