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End of Meat Rationing

 end of meat rationing, July 1954

A welcome sight for most people of Birmingham were the full butchers' windows which signalled the end of meat rationing. After 14 years of 'making do' meat rationing finally ended on the 4th July 1954.


Libraries Photo Archive 1950s
Photographic and other Special Collections in Central Library
Birmingham Archives and Heritage Service
Digital Birmingham Photo Archive