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Sugar Sugar. 1945 Rationing Notice

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Familiar with World War II rationing? Yes, I am, as in the term, the concept, as a part of history.

Curious? I was. The Federal Office of Price Administration rationed the purchase and quantities of items starting in December 1941 .

Succinct teaching tools from the Smithsonian and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill provide a starting point if you’re curious too.

Did you have sugar in your coffee today? 


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