History of the United States Food Administration, 1917-1919

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Stanford University Press, 1941 - World War, 1914-1918 - 399 pages
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Report on the food administration; Conditions affecting the Food situation in the United States; Formulation of program for food administration; Problems, powers, and organization of the food administration; Co-operation with other government departments; Conservation; Wheat and flour control; Operations of the grain corporation; Millers' profit regulations; Baking industry; Sugar; Licensed trades and commodities; Rules governing wholesalers; Control over the unlicensed retailer; Perishable commodities; Cold storage; Meat packers; Stimulation of hog production; The canning industry; Cottonseed and cottonseed products; The coarse grains and their products; Rice; Dried fruits; Beans; Coffee; Collateral commodities; Movement in food prices; Co-ordination of purchases; Grain corporation purchases and sales; Enforcement; Inland transportation; Marine transportation; Co-operation with other governments; Demobilization; Expenditures of the food administration.
  

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Contents

Introduction Herbert Hoover
3
Conditions Affecting the Food Situation
47
TABLE PAGE
48
Problems Powers and Organization of
57
Cooperation with Other Government
77
Total Exports from United States for 1916 1917
119
Wheat and Flour Control
121
Operations of the Grain Corporation
135
Stimulation of Hog Production
259
The Canning Industry
270
Exports of Condensed Milk Including Shipments
281
Cottonseed and Cottonseed Products
282
The Coarse Grains and Their Products
288
Rice
295
Coffee
303
Collateral Commodities
306

Farm Marketings for the Years 19171918 and 1918
140
Millers Profit Regulations
145
High and Low Wheat Prices Reported to the Grain
154
Baking Industry
159
Sugar
167
Average Price Paid for Beets per Ton
177
Licensed Trades and Commodities
195
Rules Governing Wholesalers Jobbers
206
Control over the Unlicensed Retailer
216
Perishable Commodities
226
Cold Storage
250
Movement in Food Prices
318
TABLE PAGE
320
Grain Corporation Purchases and Sales
332
Extent of Penalties of the Enforcement Division
334
Inland Transportation
342
Demobilization
350
Appendix A Organization of the United States Food
357
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
359
Appendix B List of Food Administration Personnel
366
Index
385

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