A newspaper photograph of a post-war bread queue. Rationing of many essential foodstuffs continued for some years after the war, as Britain adjusted to establishing food supplies and a peace-time economy. Rationing finally ceased in 1954.From a series of albums containing newspaper and magazine clippings, assorted ephemera and a diary, kept by Mrs Lucy Awdry of 14 Franconia Road, Clapham, for the duration of World War II and recording wartime life in London. During the war Mrs Awdry volunteered with the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS) assisting with fire watch duties and also at the Clapham War Savings Centre. From the Lambeth Archives Home Front project 2005.Ref: IV/169/Vol.14
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