"Well you done with what you did. I mean, we used syrup instead of sugar for sweeteners. And the gasoline, you just done what you could. You didn't drive around the section just for the fun of it. You saved that gasoline for emergencies and such. I bought my first motorcycle when I got out of high school. And I had ration tickets for that…
   "Now I often wonder if that happened again today how people would cope with that."

Winton Wright – Rationing


Other Excerpts from Winton Wright’s Interview:

Coming Home from the War
Blizzard of ’49
Rural Banking
The Co-op Movement
Dams on the Missouri River