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[Ration Book Holder with Ration Books Inside]

Description: Ration book holder used to protect individuals' ration books "From Loss or Mutilation." The business listed on the front of the holder is "Ed Dodds Grocery & Market, No Long waits - No short weights" in Roscoe, Texas. The instructions on the back read: "Open your family's War Ration Books to center page and inset into this holder by slipping them in under band."
Date: 194u
Creator: Ed Dodds Grocery & Market
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[War Ration Book Two Belonging to Beatrice Clementine Blewett]

Description: War ration book belonging to Beatrice Blewett of Alexandria, Louisiana; the front of the book has information regarding her address, age, sex, and the signature of the issuing officer. Inside, there are miscellaneous stamps, some having been torn out and some still in the form of sheets.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Marjorie N. Forester's Ration Book Identification Stub and Application Card]

Description: Ration book application and identification stub belongingto Marjorie N. Forester in Roscoe, Texas. The identification stub has instructions that read: "After completing this application, tear off this stub and be sure to keep it until you get your war ration book no. 3." The application says it must be mailed between June 1 and June 10, 1943.
Date: June 9, 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Ration Book One with Certificate of Ownership]

Description: Certificate of ownership of a "War Ration Book One." The text on the front fold contains information about penalties one could receive for false information, and what to do if you find a lost book. To the left is the signature of the book holder, Lou Jane Wyatt, and on the reverse side of the top fold there is her personal information including: address, height, weight, hair color, etc.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

War Ration Book Four

Description: Ration book used during World War II with sheets of stamps inserted in the middle. There is a note on the back of the book that reads: "NEVER BUY RATIONED GOODS WITHOUT RATION STAMPS, NEVER PAY MORE THAN THE LEGAL PRICE."
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[War Ration Book Four Belonging to F. D. Wyatt]

Description: War Ration Book Four belonging to F. D. Wyatt with his full address written on the front cover. There are four pages of stamps inserted inside the booklet, and some lose strips of stamps having been torn out.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Application for War Ration Book No. 3

Description: Ration book application signed by Beatrice Clementine Blewett in Alexandria, Louisiana. The note on the bottom right corner says "This application must be mailed between June 1 and June 10, 1943. After June 10th, applications will not be accepted before August 1. Affix postage before mailing."
Date: June 10, 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Grapevine Telephone Directory, 1953]

Description: Telephone directory for Grapevine, Texas in December 1953 including a page for emergency and service numbers; pages 3 through 8 contain names and phone numbers for those in the town who have subscribed to the directory. The last nine pages contain advertisements for various businesses and restaurants nearby.
Date: December 1953
Creator: The Southwestern States Telephone Company
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Grapevine Telephone Directory, 1955]

Description: Telephone directory for Grapevine, Texas for January 1955 and contains the names, and phone numbers of telephone subscribers in the town. The majority of the pages contain advertisements for local businesses and restaurants. The note on the front cover of the book says that they should not use it "Until After December 30 Since All Grapevine Telephone Numbers Will Be Changed..."
Date: January 1955
Creator: The Southwestern States Telephone Company
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Medical Accounts Ledger]

Description: Handwritten ledger containing a list of patients seen by Dr. Pound with an accounting for services and medications. Names are indexed at the front of the book.
Date: 1896/1898
Creator: Pound, Joseph
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Individual Pay Record Book of James Darley, Company A 141st Infantry]

Description: Pay record book belonging to James Darley, the first page on the inside contains information about his birth date, the date of enlistment, and the date he opened the book. His net monthly pay is $2630; he has four entries of payments written in the table on page 4, all having date paid and the names of the "quartermaster making payment." Pages 9 through 11 include instructions for the soldier about how to handle such an account and that they are to wear them at all times.
Date: [1919-02-28..1919-06-16]
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[War Ration Book One Belonging to Frank and Lou Wyatt]

Description: War Ration Book One with a certificate of ownership on the left side of the fold, Frank and Lou Wyatt being the owners of the book. On the back of the fold there is a "Certificate of Registrar" with Frank Wyatt's information including height, address, age, etc.
Date: May 4, 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[War Ration Book No. 3 Belonging to Marie L. Backhaus]

Description: War Ration Book No. 3 belonging to Marie L. Backhaus from Loraine, Texas. The front of the book contains information about Marie: age, sex, weight, height, and address. There are 6 different sheets of ration stamps inserted inside of the book.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from James M. Hunter to Dr. Joseph Pound, December 1899]

Description: Letter from James M. Hunter to Dr. Joseph Pound concerning the doctor's son, and the book that Dr. Pound misplaced: "I am truly sorry that you have lost that most valuable narrative...'Who is Capt Banta'." At the end of the letter Hunter details what eggs are selling for in his town and tells Pound not to move up there if it would cause to much of a sacrifice.
Date: December 1899
Creator: Hunter, James M.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead