Ration Books

During Word War II, every American was given a Ration Book. Ration Books contained stamps that could be used to purchase 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.

(Did you grow up in the 1930's, 1940's or 1950's?  Send us your memories of Ration Books and help build the library.)


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

Our Grandparents Stories is a library of memories of the 1930's, 1940's and 1950's. Help preserve history for younger generations to know  by sharing your memories to add to the library.  Or record a memory recalled by a grandparent or senior.  Stories can be 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

A Library of Memories

~ Ration Books ~

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