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War Ration Book No. 3

Description: Ration book issued to Marjorie N. Forester, a house wife of a soldier overseas; the front cover contains information about Forester's address, sex, weight, height, age, and occupation. This book has four sheets of stamps inserted into the middle.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[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

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

The First Chapter of Norwegian Immigration, (1821-1840) Its Causes and Results

Description: Book discussing the history or Norwegian immigration into the United States; it details the immigration from the first Norwegian settlement in America, through the "Exodus of 1836" and later settlements. The last section of the book deals with "Religious Work Among the Norwegians in America Down to the Year 1845." Index begins on page 451
Date: 1896
Creator: Anderson, Rasmus B. (Rasmus Bjørn), 1846-1936
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Walker County, Texas Cemeteries: Volume 3

Description: List of markers in Walker County cemeteries in Huntsville, Texas, including the Oakwood, Adickes, Mayes, St. Stephen's Columbarium, Captain Joe Byrd, Wynne Farm, and Goree Farm. Each entry includes the name, birth and death dates, plot number, and any additional information known. Some historical and supplemental information is also included about the cemeteries and families. An index to names starts on page 159.
Date: 2007
Creator: Walker County Genealogical Society
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Partner: Walker County Genealogical Society

Barron Field Review

Description: Book documenting the history of Barron Field, a military airfield established in 1917 near Fort Worth, Texas. It includes a list of all of the departments, personnel, and activities at the airfield.
Date: 1919~
Partner: Fort Worth Aviation Museum

[Galveston Lutheran Church Records: Minutes]

Description: Series of ledgers documenting the minutes of the Galveston Lutheran Church in Galveston, Texas, including various reports from the Secretary, Treasurer, and committees. The first page contains a list of information contained in the church records.
Date: 1851~/1915~
Creator: Galveston Lutheran Church
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Galveston Lutheran Church Records: Membership]

Description: Series of ledgers documenting the membership records of the Galveston Lutheran Church in Galveston, Texas, including marriages, baptisms, funerals, confirmations, and various other information.
Date: 1850~/1946~
Creator: Galveston Lutheran Church
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation