|Title||Empty shelves in grocery store, Seattle, 1942 |
|Caption||Limited quantities and empty shelves were not unusual during World War II. Consumer products rationing was in effect throughout the country with each family receiving ration coupon books for such items as butter, sugar, meat, coffee and tobacco. Here a shopper makes her selection from a dwindling supply of canned goods. |
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: Food rationing - empty shelves.|
Handwritten on sleeve: World War II - Seattle - rationing - food.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): December 31, 1942.
|Subjects||Grocery stores--Washington (State)--Seattle; Consumer rationing--Washington (State)--Seattle; World War, 1939-1945 |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI28107 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 safety film negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in.; stained |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |