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An Army ammunition pouch, with the name H. Mattonen printed on it. This pouch is part of a WW II Army memorabilia collection from Antonio S. Terrasi.

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An Army hat included in a collection of WW II military memorabilia from Antonio S. Terrasi.

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Antonio S. Terrasi was born on September 11, 1922 and passed away on Friday, March 14, 2008.
Antonio was a resident of Maynard, Massachusetts.
The honorary document is signed by George W. Bush.

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A WW II Army jacket belonging to Sgt. Antonio S. Terrasi of Maynard.

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This service flag was made by James Ledyard, Sr. He had three boys serving in WW II: William, James, and John.

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Two green/brown, woolen, medical blankets manufactured for the US Military by the American Woolen Company.

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A green World War II Army jacket with the name of Schnair imprinted on the collar. Mr. Peter Schnair was a resident of Maynard, MA.

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This jacket was worn by Gino Pierozzi who saw considerable action. An Army jacket from World War II.

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Walter Zancewicz was aboard the first ship, Marine Serpent, that entered Pearl Harbor after the bombing of December 7, 1941. The second photo is the ship.

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Chief Priest demonstrates use of inhalator to Civil Defense personnel.

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Picture taken on Main Street looking east.

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A certificate awarded to Mr & Mrs. John Higgins recognizing the greatest number of family members serving in WWII.

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A collection of posters sent to Maynard Selective Service or Post Office encouraging the purchasing of bonds to finance the war.

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A collection of ration coupons including War Ration Books One, Two and Three, Fuel Oil Ration, United Co-operative Butter Card, V-Fuel Oil Ration and Sugar Ration.

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At the corner of Acton and Glendale Street was a collecting point for scrap metal to be recycled for the war effort. Sign reads Official Salvage.

Alice Hanson Pillivant is pulling the wagon. To her right is James T. Hanson.

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A collection of documents including:
Application for Renewal of Fuel Oil Ration
V-Fuel Oil Ration Class I Consumer Coupon
War Ration Book Two
Certificate of War Necessity, Commercial Vehicle, Single Unit (1934 Chevy Pickup)
T, T-1 & T-2…

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Coupon for meat, fish, fats, cheeses, gasoline, and cigarettes. Also an extensive newsprint list of prices for goods set by the Office of Price Administration.

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A collection of ration books used throughout the war that allowed the owner to acquire controlled items. Also a vinyl case to store the ration card.
The owners in the collection include: Irja Elizabeth Jokela, Charles Frank Warren, Erlene Johanna…