Consumer rationing in World War Two

Description

An overview of rationing, ration points, ration books, and ration coupons as instituted in the United States during World War II. Includes examples of ration points and stamps.

Physical Description

[22] p.: samples; 34 x 52 mm. Bound in red card covers with applied printed card cover label. In red card folder, which slides into red card slipcase with applied printed label replicating the cover of a ration book. Accompanied by a miniature reproduction of a ration book containing samples of original ration coupons. Sample fits in red card folder with volume.

Creation Information

Massmann, Robert E. 1979.

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Author

  • Massmann, Robert E. Robert E. Massmann, author, librarian, and publisher of miniature books under his imprint REM Miniatures. Massmann assembled a major collection of miniature books, and is a founding member of the Miniature Book Society.

Printer

  • Art Press Art Press, located in New Britain, Connecticut.

Publisher

  • REM Miniatures
    Publisher Info: REM Miniatures is the imprint of Robert E. Massmann, librarian, author, publisher, and collector.
    Place of Publication: New Britain, Connecticut.

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  • Robert E. Massmann

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  • Main Title: Consumer rationing in World War Two
  • Alternate Title: Consumer rationing in World War II

Description

An overview of rationing, ration points, ration books, and ration coupons as instituted in the United States during World War II. Includes examples of ration points and stamps.

Physical Description

[22] p.: samples; 34 x 52 mm.

Bound in red card covers with applied printed card cover label. In red card folder, which slides into red card slipcase with applied printed label replicating the cover of a ration book.

Accompanied by a miniature reproduction of a ration book containing samples of original ration coupons. Sample fits in red card folder with volume.

Notes

Edition of 500 copies.

"Printed at Art Press."--colophon.

Libraries' copy is #49.

Purchase: January 2002.

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Miniature Book Collection

The Miniature Book Collection presents a small selection of tiny treasures from the holdings of the University of North Texas Libraries' Rare Book Room. These miniature books, 4" (10 cm) tall or smaller, include both contemporary and historical works. In some cases, only the covers have been digitized.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • 1979

Start & End Dates

  • 1942 - 1945

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  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:13 p.m.

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  • Sept. 3, 2015, 9 a.m.

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Massmann, Robert E. Consumer rationing in World War Two, book, 1979; New Britain, Connecticut.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3585/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.