Sacrificing Sugar

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These Sugar Rationing Coupons recall the sacrifices made on the home front during World War II.

Sacrificing Sugar

Rationing was a way of life for most during World War II. Not only was sugar rationed, but so was meat, shoes, tires and gasoline, eggs and milk. In Georgetown, one man remembers going to the back of the bank in town to pick up his ration book.
These coupons are found in the collection of documents of "Delaware’s Role in World War II" as part of the Department of State record group. This collection includes press releases, photographs, posters, bond drives, military campaigns, newspaper clippings, correspondence, civil defense information and air raid control documents.