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Raymond E. Robinson papers, 1942-1945.
Robinson, Raymond E.
Library Call Number Copy Material Location
Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 80  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 

Personal Author : Robinson, Raymond E.
Title : Raymond E. Robinson papers, 1942-1945.
Physical Description : .25 linear feet.
Summary :

The papers reflect the effect of World War II on the homefront. Most of the papers relate to rationing: gasoline, tires, fuel oil, and meat. U. S. Office of Price Administration blank forms include a receipt for emergency transfer of gasoline, a special application for rationed food commodities (1942), and a Class 3 slaughterer's compliance statement (1945).

Miscellaneous documents include, a 1942 Vermont car registration, a 1943-44 car insurance policy issued by Harold S. Dana, Inc. Insurance, Woodstock, Vt., several receipts for gasoline from the Sinclair Refining Company (1944 & 1945), and an undated blank application for a non-resident weapon permit (Canada). Clinton Demeritt, Principal of the Woodstock Junior-Senior High School, wrote a letter to Robinson, May 29, 1945, to request that Gilman, (his son ?), return to school instead of staying home to help his father.

Biographical or historical data :

Raymond E. Robinson was a grain dealer and a farmer in West Woodstock, Vermont.

Personal Subject : Robinson, Gilman.
Corporate Subject : United States. Office of Price Administration.
Subject Term : Rationing, Consumer.
World War, 1939-1945 Social aspects.
Geographic Term : Woodstock (Vt.) Social life and customs.
United States History 1933-1945.
Electronic Resource : Click here for full text of finding aid.