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Images of wartime good and ration books.
The photograph shows a Sainsbury's emergency shop set up outside a bombed building. It was one of two vans used to serve customers when a Sainsbury's...
Notice headed 'VERY IMPORTANT whether you usually shop at Sainsbury's or not. RATIONING'. It gives reasons why customers should register at...
Image of Sainsbury's ration card. These ration cards were used to give priority to regular customers for non-rationed goods in short supply. See also...
Photograph features poster in window "The things you see rarely are all shared out fairly at Sainsbury's". Also features adjacent shops Sanders Bros...
Black and white photographs relating to rationing and operation of business throughout the war.
Comprises war time newspaper cuttings including:
[The Daily Telegraph, 19 June 1940]
an advert for staff and news on a fire in Saffron [featured in...
Food Facts No. 231. From 'The Times' newspaper 5 Dec 1944
Food Facts No. 287. Contains recipes for Barley Mince and Vegetables in Cheese Batter.
Original documents which are either indirectly related to Sainsbury's or surplus copies of material held in the catalogue.
14 ration books...
Contains reference material which is either photocopied or modern reproductions.
Subject areas include the occupation of the Channel Islands, study...
This branch was temporarily moved into a disused church after a bomb hit the shop building during the Second World War.
Leaflet relating to the J. Sainsbury Ration Cards which limited the amount of certain non-rationed goods that each customer could buy.
1. photocopy of small leaflet explaining Sainsbury's scheme for the fair distribution of certain 'short supply' foods,