The Hanley Family Letters : 1916 - 1946
Object ID:
2004.1.1
Object Name:
Stamp, Ration
Dates of Creation:
1943
Title:
War Ration Book Four
Name of Creator:
U.S. Government Printing Office
Copyrights:
May be photographed by permission of the Curator of Collections, PastPerfect Archives.
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.
Subjects:
World War II
Home economics
Food prices
Search Terms:
WWII
World War II
People:
Spencer, Charlotte E.
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