Online Exhibits – The North Platte Canteen
The North Platte Canteen was a volunteer effort in epic proportions. It brought people from 125 different communities together to serve 6 million troops during World War II. Brought to you by the Lincoln County Historical Museum, this online museum exhibit highlights this effort.
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As the demands of the war grew so did the sacrifices of the American people. Rationing and price controls of basic items were instituted and managed by the Office of Price Administration. Citizens were given ration books that included stamps that allowed you to buy limited…