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Object ID 2005.17.04
Object Name War Ration Book
Date 1943
Description War Ration Book Three
US Office of Price Administration
Issued to Edith Dinwoody, 6306 Beechwood Drive, Chevy Chase, MD.
Seial # 837866

Age: 43
Sex: Fem
Weight: 135 lbs.
Height: 5' 5"
Occupation: Housewife

OPA Stamp ("Not valid without stamp")

On back: Instructions --
1. This book is valuable. Do not loose it.

2. Each stamp authorizes you to purchase goods in quantities and at the times designated by the Office of Price Administration. Without the stamps you will be unable to purchase those goods.

3. Detailed instructions concerning the use of the book and the stamps will be issued. Watch for those instructions so that you will know how to use your book and stamps. Your Local War Price and Rationing Board can give you full information.

4. Do not throw this book away when all of the stamps have been used, or when the time for their use has expired. You may be required to present this book when you apply for subsequent books.