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Book:Studies in food rationing / by Judith Russell and Renee Fantin.:1947. Studies in food rationing / by Judith Russell and Renee Fantin.
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Author: Russell, Judith
Associated Name: Fantin, Renee
Associated Name: Mansfield, Harvey C. 1905-1988.
Associated Name: United States. Office of Temporary Controls.
Associated Name: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Publication year: 1947.
Language: English
Call Number HB236.U5 G45 no.13
Media class: Book
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Office of Temporary Controls, Office of Price Administration
Notes:
Prepared under the general supervision of Harvey C. Mansfield, Chief, Policy Analysis Branch.
Series title: General publication / Office of Temporary Controls, Office of Price Administration ; no.13 ; Historical reports on war administration
Additional information: xvi, 404 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
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The history of several commodities rationing programs and different types of rationing programs under the auspices of the OPA-- such as the coffee program as an example of unit rationing, a single food for a single stamp, as sugar had been rationed; and processed foods and fats and oils as exemplified by the two-point rationing system, a number of separate commodities rationed with a single 'currency'. The milk program, never instituted, is an example of how commodities could be rationed on a area basis, rather than nationwide; while the slaughter control program analyzes the methods used at production level to reinforce distribution controls for rationing and price control.
pt. 1. Coffee rationing / by Judith Russell -- pt. 2. Processed foods rationing / by Judith Russell -- pt. 3. Fats and oils and dairy products rationing / by Renee Fantin -- pt. 4. The fat salvage campaign / by Judith Russell -- pt. 5. Plans for fluid milk rationing / by Judith Russell, assisted by Hobart Crowe -- pt. 6. Livestock slaughter controls / by Renee Fantin and John J. Madigan.

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