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War & Decline

The Home Front (civil defence & rationing)

A Selection of Personal Documents

Period:
20th Century
Description:

A selection of ration books and coupon books for food, clothing and petrol.

 

To buy restricted foods, people handed over their ration book to the shopkeeper, who removed the coupons.

Materials/Media:
paper
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1987.79.2, 1980.111, 1985.2.49, 1982.25.3, 1979.181
Digital Number:
DMDO048n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council