Manuscript Vertical Files 

Collection Number: MVF 19-08

Accession Number: 0607-22

Item(s): World War II ration books, stamps, and tokens, 1942-1945.

Producer: United States Government         

Donor: Louise Waters

Date Received: November 22, 2006 

Literary Rights Statement: 

Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives,
Irving Public Library.

Description

     The file contains World War II ration books and related material: certifications of registrar for Book 1; Book 2, from which all the stamps have been used; Book 3, with stamps remaining; and Book 4, with stamps remaining. Also included is an application for Book 3 and some red and blue tokens and two small articles describing which stamps were good for what items and how long a stamp was usable.