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Highlights : Military : World War II

Subcategory World War II contains 7 item(s).

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front WWII Ration books and case
During World War II, households were issued ration books filled with coupons in order to regulate the consumption of food, shoes, and gasoline, all as a part of the war effort.
Cover "Americans With The Wrong Ancestors"
Clara Breed, a San Diego librarian writing in 1943, describes how Japanese-American schoolchildren were affected by their relocation during World War II, particularly their lack of books and reading materials. Her courageous opposition to the relocation earned her the eternal respect of many relocated Americans.
Page 1 WWII War Ration Book 2
Rationing insured that each person could get his fair share of the products and food goods that were in short supply due to the war effort and import reductions.
Page 1 WWII Draft Registration Card of Caryll Crafts
Apr 26, 1942
The 1940 Burke-Wadsworth Act created the first peace-time draft in United States history.
front World War II Duffle Bag
c. 1940
This is a WWII Army issue duffle bag that belonged to Edward Burns Shaw, Jr., who lived in Shelburne, Massachusetts.
front World War II Helmet

This is a WWII (WWII) and Korea era helmet with liner.
front Parts Manufacturing Company Memorial Plaque of WWII losses
c. 1945
This is a memorial to the employees who lost their lives in World War II (WWII) who worked for the Parts Manufacturing Company.


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