Energy conservation during WWII, 1943

A primary source by the Government Printing Office

US Government Printing Office, “Fuel Fights! SAVE YOUR SHARE,” 1943 (GLC09520.12)World War II had a profound impact on life in the United States although no battles took place on the American mainland. Americans were asked to ration, recycle, and conserve materials that were essential to the war effort. This poster, “Fuel Fights! SAVE YOUR SHARE,” urges Americans to practice energy conservation at home and lists ways to reduce heating costs. It reminds Americans that

Saving fuel also saves manpower, material, equipment
CONSERVE COAL, OIL, GAS . . . FOR WAR.

 

 

 

 

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