Blast From the Past — 1941

My high school history classes did not cover the existence of these wartime restrictions.

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Historical Note: $100.00 in 1941 is roughly equal to $1692.76 in today’s dollars.

Source: Sausalito News Newspaper, December 18, 1941, via California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside


  4 comments for “Blast From the Past — 1941

  1. Mike Cornelius
    December 14, 2018 at 6:17 PM

    Ah yes, the land of the free…..

    Liked by 1 person

  2. December 14, 2018 at 1:18 PM

    Yeah, I don’t recall hearing anything about this in my history classes either

    Liked by 1 person

    • December 15, 2018 at 7:28 AM

      They must have been saving paper in textbooks when we were in school.


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