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Miscellany, War Ration Books

Collection Creator:
Frieseke, Frederick C. (Frederick Carl), 1874-1939  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1943
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Frederick Carl Frieseke papers, circa 1870s-1943, 1982, and 1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Frederick Carl Frieseke papers
Frederick Carl Frieseke papers / Series 1: Frederick Carl Frieseke Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95894b419-1671-485d-9644-d2d393b96c40
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-friefred-ref4

War Ration Book #4

Title:
War Ration Book #4
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 10.795 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
war ration book
Credit Line:
Gift of Ko Takemoto
ID Number:
1986.3083.06
Nonaccession number:
1986.3083
Catalog number:
1986.3083.06
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Cultures & Communities
Military
Japanese American Internment Era
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-5337-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1293502
Online Media:

Ration Book, Ohio, United States, 1942

Physical Description:
printed (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11.9 cm x 14.5 cm x .1 cm; 4 11/16 in x 5 23/32 in x 1/32 in
Object Name:
ration book
Place used:
United States: Ohio
Date made:
1942
Credit Line:
Joan McCallister
ID Number:
1988.0792.02
Accession number:
1988.0792
Catalog number:
1988.0792.02
Serial number:
756276
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-28c8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1887546
Online Media:

U.S. War Ration Book, United States, ca 1943

Physical Description:
printed (overall production method/technique)
textile, cardboard, fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12.4 cm x 15.7 cm x .4 cm; 4 7/8 in x 6 3/16 in x 5/32 in
Object Name:
ration book folder
Place made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1943
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
1979.1263.02176
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
1979.1263.02176
Collector/donor number:
CM-
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-485b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1887769
Online Media:

War Ration Book

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 10.8 cm x 14.6 cm; x 4 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in
overall: 5 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 1/4 in; 14.605 cm x 10.795 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
Book, Ration
Other Terms:
Book, Ration; Documents
ID Number:
1992.3030.13
Catalog number:
1992.3030.13
Nonaccession number:
1992.3030
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-507a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1092287

War Ration Book Two

Collection Owner:
Bedman, John  Search this
Bedman, James  Search this
Bedman, Joseph  Search this
Bedman, Frank  Search this
Bedman, Charles  Search this
Collection Founder:
Bedman, William  Search this
Collection Creator:
Bedman Brothers Rahway, New Jersey.  Search this
Bedman Brothers  Search this
William Bedman Seed Company (Rahway, New Jersey)  Search this
Collection Investor:
Thorburn, James  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Ration books
Date:
circa 1942
Biographical / Historical:
During World War II, every family in America was issued ration books to ensure fair distribution of foods in short supply. The books contained stamps for rationed goods like sugar, meat, cooking oil, and canned foods. Victory gardens helped to supplement these items with fresh vegetables.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Genre/Form:
Ration books
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Bedman Brothers Company Records.
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Bedman Brothers Company records
Bedman Brothers Company records / Series 6: Artifacts and Ephemera / World War II ration stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6b527a498-2c9f-4c81-8f23-c500a3d91eee
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-bed-ref1034

War Ration Book No. 3

Object Name:
Booklet
Associated date:
1943
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN82844W11
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-4a01-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_430242

Ration Book (36)

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
May 1863–July 1866
Scope and Contents:
The ration book, May 1863–July 1866, is generally arranged in chronological order. It was begun when Saxton was in command of the "Port Royal Experiment," but entries were later made by Bureau officials. It contains lists of rations for teachers, superintendents, destitutes, enlisted men, and civilians.
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M869, Subseries 9.1
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Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of South Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of South Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870 / Series 9: Records Relating to the Issuance of Rations
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/io3de061e0c-6288-44f7-b5d4-bcd30779bc86
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m869-ref91
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War Ration Book No. 3

Measurements:
overall (as stored): 5 in x 10 in x 3/32 in; 12.7 cm x 25.4 cm x .254 cm
Object Name:
Booklet
Associated date:
1941 - 1945
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN82752W79
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-40bf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_426304

They Need Orange Juice Every Day/ the Concentrated Juice of 12 Fresh Oranges for Children Holding Green Ration Books ...

Issuing body:
Ministry of Food  Search this
Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Poster (1/2 size; Multi-color, 76 x 50,5 cm)
Container:
Map-folder 415
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Place:
Great Britain
Image:
Main Image: Naked child drinking glass of orange juice

Other Image(s): Bottle of orange juice
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 3199
General:
Issued by: Ministry of Health; Ministry of Food

Issued for: Welfare Centre; Food Office

Artist(s): Anon
Series:
3448103, 51-3413
Printing Info:
Printer: (Britain) H.M.S.O., Fosh & Cross Ltd., London

Property of Princeton [...] Received OCT 29 1943
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Conservation/Food production  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 4: World War Two / Great Britain
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8afd1709c-debe-4ed6-8e52-8e4720fc16eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref14085

booklet, Ration Book Holder (Household), 1940s

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
booklet
Date made:
circa 1940s
Credit Line:
gift of the Davidson Family
ID Number:
2015.0184.11
Accession number:
2015.0184
Catalog number:
2015.0184.11
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-aad7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1817822

Booklet, War Ration Book No. 3 for Carolyn H. Shimomura, 1940's

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
booklet
Associated Place:
United States: Washington, King
Japan: Nagasaki, Nagasaki
Subject:
World War II  Search this
Japanese Americans  Search this
Related event:
World War II  Search this
Japanese American Internment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Roger Shimomura
ID Number:
2016.3086.205
Nonaccession number:
2016.3086
Catalog number:
2016.3086.205
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-aabf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1812238
Online Media:

ration books, case of

Object Name:
Ration Books, Case Of
ID Number:
1979.0445.38
Catalog number:
1979.0445.38
Accession number:
1979.0445
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-02c6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_686495

WWII Era Ephemera- War Ration Books

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1942
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of original copies of war ration books.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 6: Biographical Materials / General
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk585f2d13b-7ab4-4550-8c6c-e0a703dd264b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref14271

Protective Jacket for War Ration Books

Measurements:
overall: 4 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 12.065 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
ration book holder
Credit Line:
Clark
ID Number:
PL.297505.1
Catalog number:
297505.1
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-8e09-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_545000

Protective Jacket for War Ration Books

Measurements:
overall: 4 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 12.065 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
ration book holder
Credit Line:
Clark
ID Number:
PL.297505.2
Catalog number:
297505.2
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-8e0a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_545001

War Ration Books

Collection Creator:
Fabri, Ralph, 1894-1975  Search this
Container:
Box 23, Folder 22
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1942-1943
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Fabri papers, circa 1870s-1975, bulk 1918-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph Fabri papers
Ralph Fabri papers / Series 9: Printed Material / 9.4: Miscellaneous Printed Items
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c2e22fff-07ea-4679-9d77-c5e6d5e12026
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-fabrralp-ref267

War Ration Books

Collection Creator:
Margules, De Hirsh, 1899-1965  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1942-1947
Collection Restrictions:
The De Hirsh Margules papers are open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
De Hirsh Margules papers, 1888-2001, bulk 1923-1965. Archives of America Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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De Hirsh Margules papers
De Hirsh Margules papers / Series 1: Biographical Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw943349de0-e7a1-4df6-81f8-4e942840221c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-margde-ref19

War Ration Books

Collection Creator:
Byrd, Charlene Hodges, 1929-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 20, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943
Series Restrictions:
Some items are in fragile condition. Please seek assistance with the following folders: Deeds, 1863-1876, Deeds, 1888-1889, Estate of Erminie F. Shimm, 1932-1937 probate records.
Collection Rights:
This collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charlene Hodges Byrd collection, circa 1750-2009. National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charlene Hodges Byrd collection
Charlene Hodges Byrd collection / Series 5: Financial and Legal Records
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/io3d38a8f1b-336f-499d-a649-b36a5b06ac26
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-a2010-26-ref12

World War II Ration Books

Collection Creator:
Murch, Walter  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 36
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Walter Tandy Murch papers, 1880-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Walter Tandy Murch papers
Walter Tandy Murch papers / Series 8: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95b99ee89-b7da-45ed-b692-aaea69567dfa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-murcwalt-ref246

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