Guide to the World War II V-Fuel Oil Ration Coupon, August 27, 1943

Summary Information

Title: World War II V-Fuel Oil Ration Coupon, August 27, 1943
Collection: AC.583
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This collection consists of one V-Fuel Oil Ration for fuel oil, issued August 27, 1943, expiring Sept. 20, 1944 to John S. Unsetter of Jefferson, Ohio for 100 gallons of fuel oil.

Creator: Ohio War Prince & Rationing Board

Biographical/Historical Note

During World War II, many products were rationed as was fuel oil. This Coupon for 100 gallons of fuel was classified a Class 3 Consumer Coupon number V617575 K7. It was issued to John S. Unsetter of Jefferson, Ohio on August 27, 1943 and used October 26, 1943. The coupon was issued from the Steubenville, Ohio War Prince & Rationing Board No. 34-412.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one V-Fuel Oil Ration for fuel oil, issued August 27, 1943, expiring Sept. 20, 1944 to John S. Unsetter of Jefferson, Ohio for 100 gallons of fuel oil. As many products were rationed, this coupon shows how that program worked with fuel oil.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The origin of this donation is unknown. Accession number AC.2002.035

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.583: World War II V-Fuel Oil Ration Coupon, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Coupon, August 27, 1943 ACSC_Box 17, Folder 14