Ration Book

During Word War II, every American was given a Ration Book. A Ration Book contained stamps that could be used to purchase rationed items such as meat, sugar, cooking oil and canned goods. If you did not have the right stamp, you could not buy the item.

Learn more about Ration Books though a Grandparent's memories.

(Seniors: Send us your memories and help preserve history for future generations. To learn more, visit 'Share a Story'.)


Did you grow up in the 1930's, 1940's or 1950's? Do you know someone who did?

Our Grandparents Stories is a not-for-profit website capturing memories of the 1930's, 1940's and 1950's for younger generations to know. Help preserve history by sharing your memories to include on the site.  Or by recording a story shared by a grandparent or senior.  Stories can be submitted in writing or on video or audio recording.

To learn more about Our Grandparents Stories, visit the 'Share a Story!' or 'About' page. Or contact us directly at info@OurGrandparentsStories.org!

Our Grandparents Stories

Memories of the 1930's, 1940's and 1950's

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