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Questions Source 1Source 2Source 3Source 4Source 5

4a Look at source 4a
What ideas did the government have for helping people make the most of their clothes.

4b What did the government think was the best way of telling people about these ideas.

4c Now look at source 4b
Write a short paragraph explaining what the slogan, 'Make do and Mend' means.

4d What is the poster encouraging people to do?

A Ministry of Information poster for the 'Make do and Mend' campaign

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PRO ref: INF 13/144; A Ministry of Information poster for the 'Make do and Mend' campaign