The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. The goals of the Collections Department are to collect and preserve; provide access and interpretation; and engage in education and outreach. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.
This humorous "nookey" ration card was created during World War II, 1942-43. Cards like this were a popular gag gift among soldiers, as everything during this time was issued by ration card.