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Rationing means a fair share for all of us.

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.
Date: 1943
Creator: Roese, Herbert.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Homemaker's war guide.

Description: Chart with columns providing illustrated suggestions for supporting the war effort. Colors used are red, blue, black/gray and white. Topics include conserving, storing, and reusing food, textiles, rubber, and metals, and instructions for taking protective measures in case of attack, and for participating in wartime community organizations. Centered at top of the poster is a graphic image representing women in various work and military uniforms, standing with airplanes, ambulances, a car, and a tank. The "homemaker" is highlighted at center and is represented wearing an apron, holding a saucepan, standing inside a red house.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Council orders water rationing]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Fort Worth city council to discuss water shortages due to lack of pumping facilities and pipes.
Date: July 14, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections