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7 -- 8 --color) Gilbert Adrian's tailored worsted wool suit from the 1940s, right, reflected the wartime rationing of fabric, while the '20s presented more of a feminine flair as seen in this sequined dress by Jeanne Beckers, below.
In a lengthy chapter on wartime rationing of meat and sugar, she explores metaphorical linkages with these two commodities, suggesting that in North America and other societies, meat has commonly been identified with min, and sugar with women.
Schuster's testimony illustrates that wartime rationing was based upon widely-accepted notions of civilian sacrifice and military reward.
Meanwhile, back in Washington, Leon Henderson, price administrator and manager of wartime rationing, announced that rationing of tires for ordinary motorists would begin in the new year.
The end of wartime rationing heralded a triumph of mediocrity.
The couple were married on July 19, 1947 in one of the first white weddings Middlesbrough had seen for years because of wartime rationing.
Back in 1948, London was still in the grip of wartime rationing, building materials were scarce and the city still bore the scars of bombing raids.
Wartime rationing had been introduced to ensure everyone got their fair share and the government encouraged everyone to grow their own vegetables.
According to records of wartime rationing, there were 100,000 vegetarians registered in 1945.
John and Harriet Storm can remember when wartime rationing meant women painted their legs with colored lotion for lack of hosiery, and the government decided how much each citizen was entitled to in meat, butter, gasoline and even bicycles.

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