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Keywords: Ration stamps

Historical Items

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Item 9329

World War II ration book,1943

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: 1943 Location: South Portland Media: Ink On paper

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Item 9422

Mileage ration folder, Norway, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: circa 1943 Location: Norway Media: Ink on paper

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Item 9416

Ration book for Helen M. Bailey, Norway, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: circa 1943 Location: Norway Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Exhibit

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Exhibit

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

Exhibit

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - The War Effort

Individuals and families were issued rationing stamps and tokens that represented certain goods. Blue tokens were for canned goods and red tokens…