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Title War Ration Book Four
Collection PastPerfect Museum Archival Collection
Catalog Number 2004.1.1
Object Name Stamp, Ration
Level of Description Item
Creator U.S. Government Printing Office
Other Creators United States Office of Price Administration
Scope & Content U.S. Government War Ration Book Four. This book was issued to Charlotte E. Spencer of Torrington, Wyoming. Charlotte Spencer was four years old in 1943. The book was signed for by her mother, Esther E. Spencer. Books such as this were the mechanism by which commodities were rationed during World War II. Resources such as gas, coffee, and sugar were regulated. This book was issued in 1943 and still contains many of the original stamps.
Physical Characteristics This item is extremely fragile and friable. Handling shall be minimized by using digital images and photocopies. Anyone handling the item must wear cotton gloves.
Copyrights May be photographed by permission of the Curator of Collections, PastPerfect Archives.
Archivist's Notes Description prepared by S. Odum, September 2001.
Search Terms WWII
World War II
People Spencer, Charlotte E.
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