Rationing means a fair share for all of us.

One of 388 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

Description

Cartoon scenes at a butcher shop with and without rationing. In the "without rationing" scene, an older woman leaves the butcher shop with many packages, while a second woman buys only one meat chop. In the "with rationing" scene, each woman leaves the shop with ration book in hand, smiling and carrying the same amount of meat.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w and red ; 69 x 54 cm.

Creation Information

Roese, Herbert. 1943.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1200 times , with 79 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Cartoon scenes at a butcher shop with and without rationing. In the "without rationing" scene, an older woman leaves the butcher shop with many packages, while a second woman buys only one meat chop. In the "with rationing" scene, each woman leaves the shop with ration book in hand, smiling and carrying the same amount of meat.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w and red ; 69 x 54 cm.

Notes

"Office of Price Administration, Washington, D.C."--At lower right corner of poster with OPA logo.

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-523856"

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 630. Monthly Catalog gives dimensions as 28" x 21.9".

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 176
  • Government Documents No.: PR 32.4212:R 18/2
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Roese 2
  • OCLC: 12440836 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2875787 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc490

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World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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Creation Date

  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 10:54 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 7:06 p.m.

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Roese, Herbert. Rationing means a fair share for all of us., poster, 1943; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc490/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.