Minden Press-Herald

Wednesday
Apr 23rd

Rationing during the Depression

I had saved enough money to go to Shreveport and find me some shoes for both work and dress and had made arrangements to take Monday off from work and ride to Shreveport with Mrs. Leon Adkins, my boss' wife.

That Sunday night shoes were "frozen" and you had to give up a stamp from your ration book for one pair of shoes. I think that was for a year.

We drove over and she carried me to Phelps where I had been fitted since I was a little girl.

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