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Gas rationing, 1943.

Ted Colteaux hands over his gasoline ration book to Lee Harris of Harris Super Service Station, 807 S. Main St., Bloomington. During the summer of 1943, the federal government’s Office of Price Administration cracked down on abuses in the gasoline rationing program occurring in McLean County and elsewhere in Central Illinois.

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Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History

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October 28th, 2016