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OPA FORM
R-534
(Rev. 5-44)
STUB BUDGET BUREAU NO. 08-R084
APPROVAL EXPIRES MAY 31, 1945
This STUB, when approved by a War Price and Rationing Board becomes a record of the mileage rations issued.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OFFICE OF PRICE ADMINISTRATION IT MUST BE PRESENTED TO THE BOARD WITH EACH APPLICATION FOR A GASOLINE RATION.
MILEAGE RATIONING RECORD DO NOT WRITE IN SPACE WITHIN HEAVY LINES
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE  
VEHICLE LICENSE NO
352179
YEAR MODEL
36

SERIAL NO. OR RATION ISSUED
846715

DATE OF ISSUE
10/23/44

STATE OF REGISTRATION
Mass.

MAKE
CHEVROLET
BOARD NO.
106

COUNTY AND STATE
Franklin Mass.

ADDRESS TO WHICH RATION IS TO BE MAILED:
(Print or type.)
SIGNATURE OF ISSUING OFFICER
M.J. Gritz
   
NAME CARYLL M. CRAFTS Endorse ALL your
STREET AND NUMBER 79 GRAVES ST. coupons as soon as you get them.
CITY POSTAL So. DEERFIELD MASS. HELP KILL THE
ZONE NO. AND STATE

BLACK MARKET!

16-39951-1

(c) Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield MA. All rights reserved.
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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: This is a Mileage Rationing Record that belonged to Caryll Crafts of South Deerfield, Massachusetts. It was issued to him on October 23, 1944, and served as a record of the mileage rations issued by the Rationing Board of Deerfield. The stub had to be presented to the board with each application renewal for a gasoline ration. Rationing became a way of life for people on the home front during World War II (WWII), from 1941-1945. It affected the quantity and kind of food people ate, the distance they could travel, and the clothes they wore. 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. Factories turned their attention to producing ammunition, guns, airplanes, uniforms, and tanks; consumer goods went first to soldiers and others involved in the war effort. Items like rubber were scarce because they came from the South Pacific, an area occupied by the invading Japanese.

 

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WWII Mileage Rationing Record

printer   Government Printing Office
date   Oct 23, 1944
location   Washington D.C.
height   3.75"
width   8.0"
process/materials   printed paper, ink with manuscript
item type   Legal Documents/Government/Society Records
accession #   #L05.166


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See Also...

WWII Application for Renewal of Fuel Oil ration

WWII Mileage Ration Identification card

WWII War Ration Book 2


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