Chapter: Challenges and Hardships

Linotype Plate (Printing Press Plate)

"Giving up the bacon"
1944-45 Linotype printing press plate, perhaps damaged from forge melting Linotype printing press plate

Story

This is a 1944-45 Linotype printing press plate for an advertisement that states the prices farmers will receive for bacon over the last two years of World War II. It is an example of how Canada sought to help the British by limiting each citizen to 4 oz of bacon per week during 1944-1945.