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Government mileage conservation in wartime

Government mileage conservation in wartime

a manual for the use of government mileage administrators.

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Published by United States of America, Office of Price Administration, Automotive Supply Rationing Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motor vehicles -- United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Gasoline supply -- United States -- 20th century,
  • Rationing -- United States -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Office of Price Administration. Automotive Supply Rationing Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 74 p. :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14546462M
    OCLC/WorldCa35820405

    Wartime Agencies. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. ac_smith. Terms in this set (9) Office of War Mobilization (OWM) Headed by James F. Byrnes ("Assistant President"); Superseded all Government Agencies dealing with war effort. War Production Board (WPA) Stopped all non essential production and. Conservation Cookbooks World War 1. These are cookbooks that our great-great grandmothers would have used years ago. During the Great War, as it was called back then, certain foods were in short supply so the government made an appeal to homemakers across the nation to conserve these foods and to make use of other foods which were more abundant.

    The war was barely over before ‘A history of the Council on Books in Wartime’ was published in (written by Robert O. Ballou from a draft by Irene Rakosky). Then forty years after the launch of the series, an event to celebrate them was held at the Library of Congress in and a selection of papers published the following year as. Equity and Comic Book Work 38 The Shift to War 42 CHAPTER 2: FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM () 44 Calls for United States Entry into the War 45 Comic Books after United States Entry into the War 47 Comic Books During World War II 51 Conversion Themes in Comic Book Characters 54 Female Superheroes 68 The Use of Children in Combat 69Author: Cord A. Scott.

    The book describes a dystopian America, in which society collapses under increasingly oppressive government intervention, as the most productive members disappear, led by . Some examples of these coupons were for shoes, gas, sugar, mileage and typewriter rental. Also, contained in the collection is a government pamphlet entitled, Rationing in World War II, that discusses the program.


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Government mileage conservation in wartime: a manual for the use of government mileage administrators. GSA has adjusted all POV mileage reimbursement rates effective January 1, Modes of Transportation.

Effective/Applicability Date. January 1, If use of privately owned automobile is authorized or if no Government-furnished automobile is available. January 1, If Government-furnished automobile is available. January 1, Wartime conservation brought on a new consciousness about nutrition, consumption, and preservation, something that was subsequently lost from the public sphere in the following decades of affluence.

This piece was printed by the U.S. Government Printing Office inand was distributed by the Office of Wartime Information. The Council on Books in Wartime (–) was an American non-profit organization founded by booksellers, publishers, librarians, authors, and others, in the spring of to channel the use of books as "weapons in the war of ideas" (the Council's motto).Its primary aim was the promotion of books to influence the thinking of the American people regarding World War II.

On Augshortly after the United States entered the war, the U.S. Food Administration was established to manage the wartime supply, conservation, distribution and transportation of food. World War II Rationing Stamps Program, Overview of the Collection Title World War II Rationing Stamps Program Dates (inclusive) Quantity 1 box.

5 linear feet) Collection Number USU_COLL MSS Summary Coupons for such items as gasoline, sugar, mileage, footware, stoves, and typewriter rental.

Leisure activities and the conservation movement came together as Americans took up camping, bird watching, and other outdoor recreation as a way to escape crowded cities. The book, Wild Northern Scenes; Sporting Adventures with the Rifle and the Rod is an example of the connection between recreation and preservation.

In this book, S.H. With the onset of World War II, numerous challenges confronted the American people. The government found it necessary to ration food, gas, and even clothing during that time.

Americans were asked to conserve on everything. With not a single person unaffected by the war, rationing meant sacrifices for all. In the spring ofthe Food. In World War II in the U.S.

the rationing body was the War Production Board and newspaper database searches for this phrase and "paper shortage" bring up several interesting items. Since I collect juvenile series books, it is not uncommon to see a Grosset & Dunlap book featuring a "Wartime Conditions" notice on the title page or dust jacket.

Wash parsley, dry and chop up roughly. Put in a pan with 1½ pints of water, and boil until it reduces to one pint. Strain and add 1 lb. sugar and boil until it is syrupy (like honey) for about 20 minutes. Then add ½ teaspoon of vinegar. This “jells” by the next day, and tastes remarkably like honey.

Rhubarb Jam Without Sugar. There's a War on, You Know. During the Second World War, you couldn't just walk into a shop and buy as much sugar or butter or meat as you wanted, nor could you fill up your car with gasoline whenever you liked.

All these things were rationed, which meant you were only allowed to buy a small amount (even if you could afford more). The government introduced rationing.

The Council on Books in Wartime enjoyed unprecedented cooperation among publishing competitors. From its beginning, the CBW's efforts worked with the coordination and support of the US government's Office of War Information. It's interesting to contrast this positive wartime relationship with a very recent example of publishers attempting to.

Save Wheat, Meats, Fats, Sugar (New York: United States Food Administration, ). Color lithograph. Food Will Win the War.

Eat local, meatless Mondays, go wheatless, more fruits and vegetables, less white sugar— many of the things we hear a lot about today Americans did during the First World War. Wartime Conservation During WWII workers would carpool to work or ride bicycles to save gasoline and rubber.

People participated in nationwide drives to collect scrap iron, tin cans, newspaper, rags, and even cooking grease to recycle and use in war production.

The 10 Best Popular Science Books of Maths, Physics, Chemistry. The 10 Best Conservation & Environment Books of | @GrrlScientist. Check out my website. A 2-Mile Crack Opens Up In : Grrlscientist. In a time of declining government resources, non-governmental organizations play an increasingly important role in conservation worldwide.

More than 1, land trusts are active in the United States alone by the late s, an increase of 63 percent from a decade earlier. With the pending capitulation of Japan, the printing of ration books for was halted by the OPA on Aug It was thought that "even if Japan does not fold now, the war will certainly be over before the books can be used." On AugWorld War II gas rationing was ended on the West Coast of the United States.

Rationing in wartime Britain. Toronto physician Norman Harris joined the Canadian Army Medical Corps inand in was with a Canadian hospital in Seaford, in southern England.

This card permitted him to purchase rationed food from a local shop. During World War II, a key aspect of almost every country’s wartime strategy focused heavily on limiting domestic method governments employed to enforce control was to forcibly reduce their citizens’ consumption through the implementation of rationing, a tactic that allowed governments to equally apportion a certain amount of a particular.

World War II put a heavy burden on US supplies of basic materials like food, shoes, metal, paper, and rubber.

The Army and Navy were growing, as was the nation’s effort to aid its allies overseas. Civilians still needed these materials for consumer goods as well. To meet this surging demand, the federal government took steps to conserve crucial supplies, including establishing a Author: Marshallv.

Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and .During World War I, rationing was a voluntary movement, and the United States government relied on Americans to voluntarily restrict their consumption of goods and commodities as a part of the war effort.

After the United States entered World War II, the government approached this conservation differently.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.