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[Card with message for ration book holders]

Description: Document containing a message to ration book holders, with explanation about the legal prices of food items. Contains a "simple pledge-- I will accept no rationed foods without giving ration stamps. I will never pay more than legal prices."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

[Felicitas Latlip's War Ration Book One]

Description: War Ration Book One that belonged to Felicitas Latlip. Felicitas Latlip's address and physical description is recorded. The booklet contains 2 unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: May 4, 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Item Type: Text