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United States. Office of Price Administration


Name valid 1941-1946. Use for: OPA. Formerly: United States. Office of Price Administration and Civilian Supply. Succeeded by: United States. Office of Temporary Controls. Use for: United States. Office for Emergency Management. War Production Board; United States. Board of War Production. Succeeded by: United States. Civilian Production Administration.

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Toltz Family WWI Ration Books

Identifier: B262
Overview The Office of Price Administration warned Americans of potential gasoline, steel, aluminum, and electricity shortages in the summer of 1941. It believed that with factories converting to military production and consuming many critical supplies, rationing would become necessary if the country entered the war. It established a rationing system after the attack on Pearl Harbor. George (Gedalia) Toltz, Minnie (Munya) Toltz had three children, Ida Toltz Radetsky, Israel Toltz, and Rose Toltz Mizel....
Dates: 1943