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War Ration Book

War ration book of Diana Mujica, an eleven-year-old Puerto Rican girl, ca. 1945.

Ration books were used during World War II for identification, and to control the amount of food and certain goods allowed per person, because many items were in short supply due to a transition to military production in place of consumer goods. Rationing was initiated by the United States government to ensure that everyone got his or her fair share of staples.
Identifier: CEN_GEN_BGCF4_1343
Date: January 1 1945
Language: English
Repository: Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY
Source: Centro de Estudios Puertorriquen?os. Diana Youngfleisch Mujica Family Papers, 1930s-1955 [Genealogy Collection].
Rights: This record is not part of the New York State Archives' collection and is presented on our project partner's behalf for educational use only. Please contact the home repository for information on copyright and reproductions.
Alternate Identifier: DMS ID Number: 164116
Relation: Is format of: Digital representation of a 6 x 5" document.
Special Project: Ventana al Pasado/Window on the Past,
Electronic Schoolhouse/La Escuela Electronica

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