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Object Name Book, Ration
Description World War II ration booklet belonging to Horace and Anna Wolfinger of Plumsteadville, Pa. This booklet is black heavy paper covers and the pages inside indicate it is Book 4 with several pages of ration stamps. The cover states, "War Ration Wallet, The Doylestown National Bank & Trust Co., Complete Banking Service, "On the Square" Doylestown, Pa., Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Buy U.S. War Bonds and Stamps."
The back covers states, "W.J. Nyce's Shoe Store "The Home of the Nice Footwear" "X-Ray fitting" West & State Sts., Doylestown, Pa., Nyce's "Everything to Build Anything" Millwork, Lumber, Building Materials, Feed, Coal, Doylestown Phone 276, New Britian, Pa. Phone 4480."
"Made in U.S.A. by Bankers Ad Service, 1966 Broadway, New York City."
Gold tassel through side of binding.
The book belonged to "Horace S. Wolfinger, Box 68, Plumsteadville, Penna., age 55, occupation was Farmer."
Collection Artifact
Date 20th C
Catalog type History
Catalog date 2013-08-23
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Cataloged by Valerie Higgins
Dimensions H-5 L-6.5 inches