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Night View of Cahill Grocery Store

By Martin's Photo Shop


Rationing of grocery items was only a small part of life on the home front. We researched the many ways people in Terre Haute contributed to the war effort. There were War Bond drives, collections of paper, cooking fat and aluminum. Our grocer's customers did without new shoes, silk stockings and gasoline among other things. We looked at numerous photographs to not only see what the city was doing, but to try to understand how to tell those stories. every citizen was a part of the war effort

Topics: Grocery stores; Window displays; Storefronts; Stores & shops; Food
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1942
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