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Object Name Book, Ration
Catalog Number 2009.012.001.a-g
Description World War II ration books and bookholder. There are 4 ration books, 2 certificates of book holders, and 1 blue ration book holder. The individual pieces are stored in the book holder, which is the way the collection was donated.

a) This is a Certificate of Registrar, but is also labeled as book one. It was for Henry Clay Dale, Box 22, Seven Springs, North Carolina. It also includes his physical information and was issued on May 6, 1942. There are several stamps remaining.

b) This is Ration Book two for Henry Clay Dale. There are several stamps remaining.

c) This is Ration Book three for Henry Clay Dale. There are several stamps remaining.

d) This is a Certificate of Registrar, but is also labeled as book one. It was for Lala Cladora Dale, Box 22, Seven Springs, North Carolina. She was Henry Dale's wife. It also includes his physical information and was issued on May 6, 1942. There are several stamps remaining.

e) This is Ration Book two for Lala Dale. There are several stamps remaining.

f) This is Ration Book three for Lala Dale. There are several stamps remaining.

g) The Ration book holder, blue, with an eagle symbol.
Date 1944 circa
Dates of Creation 1942
Extent of Description a) 5.25" x 4.00"
b) 5.75" x 4.25"
c) 5.75" x 4.25"
d) 5.25" x 4.00"
e) 5.75" x 4.25"
f) 5.75" x 4.25"
g) 6.25" x 4.75"
Title World War II ration book
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Exchange Medium
Accession number 2009.012