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Title War Ration Book One issued to Arthur Emil Becker, 207 Garden St., Hoboken, May 4, 1942.
Object Name Book, Ration
Catalog Number 2009.013.0001
Collection Family & Friends Memorabilia Collection
Credit Gift of Dorothy Becker.
Scope & Content War Ration Book One issued to Arthur Emil Becker, 207 Garden St., Hoboken, May 4, 1942. No. 107280 - 337. Single sheet printed one side, 10-1/2" wide x 8" high; folded to 5-1/4" wide x 4" high (printed fold instructions.) All but 3 of 24 coupons used; paper is not security paper or watermarked. (Coupons are torn out; creased for tearing, but not perforated.)

Issued in World War II by the Office of Price Administration, a U.S. Government agency (OPA Form R-302.) Back has Becker's signature. The interior is the Certificate of Registrar which is a form that records full name and address as well as height, weight, eye color, hair color, age and sex. It is signed by registrar, Elsie V. Cox.

Ration coupons were also called 'stamps.'
People Becker, Arthur Emil
Cox, Elsie V.
Date 1942-1942
Year Range from 1942.0
Year Range to 1942.0
Search Terms World War II
207 Garden St.
Caption front
Imagefile 071\20090130001.TIF
Classification Domestic Life
War
Government & Politics