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War Ration Book #4

War Ration Book #4

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Description
Incarcerated Japanese Americans still helped out the war effort. For example, Ko Takemoto used this war ration book in the interment camps.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
war ration book
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 10.795 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
1986.3083.06
nonaccession number
1986.3083
catalog number
1986.3083.06
Credit Line
Gift of Ko Takemoto
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Cultures & Communities
Military
Japanese American Internment Era
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

What products were war ration book four stamps used for?
I have my copy of War Ration Book Four that my Mother saved. I was born in July, 1945, but many of the stamps, green, blue, black are still in it. Any idea why so many are still intact? Did they run out of time?

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