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Inside Lincoln, Nebraska 1943, Part II November 19, 2015

Filed under: 1940s,Culture,Food,History,Nostalgia,Photography,Pics,Vintage — kerbey @ 9:44 am
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Fourteen points! Can you imagine buying meat with points? War changed life on the homefront.

Down at Helin’s Grocery, you could take your pick of produce without using your blue ration coupons. That’s a good way to get folks to eat their greens.

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Able-bodied men who were not overseas were able to advise ladies on fruit purchases.

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But who wants cheap fruit when there’s a bakery nearby?

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5 Responses to “Inside Lincoln, Nebraska 1943, Part II”

  1. Benson Says:

    Wasn’t sugar rationed? That would make for a skimpy dessert case. You had to use cash as well as points for meat didn’t you?

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  2. It’s sometimes really amazing to look at that period in our history.

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