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End of Butter Rationing

 end of butter rationing shop scene

Butter Rationing ended in May 1954. This sort of window display in one of the 40 or so of Peark's Dairies Ltd stores would have been a almost a distant memory for the people of Birmingham. When rationing ended shop keepers were once again able to make attractive displays of their wares. and customers eager to taste previously rationed goods would empty the shop windows.

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