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End of sweet rationing

What we know about this image :

On February 5th 1953, this  West Hartlepool shop along with others all over the UK was inundated with children buying sweets as rationing had ended.

It is most likely that the shop is 'top shop' in Elwick Road on the corner of Powell Street and the shopkeeper Mrs Armes.

Date (of image) : 5/2/1953

Donor : Hartlepool Museum Service

Creator : NDM


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