A Handbook of Economic Agencies of the War of 1917
United States. Department of the Army. General Staff. Historical Branch, United States. War Department. Historical Branch
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1919 - Economics - 539 pages
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Accounts activities Administration advisory agencies allied American appointed Army assist Association August authority became BRANCH Bureau camps carried cars chairman charge Chemical chief coal Commission conservation construction contracts cooperation Corps Council of National Created December Department direction director distribution district Division duties Engineering equipment Established Executive February Federal field Finance Food Food Administration Formed Fuel functions Government handled housing important included increased Industries Board inspection issued January July June Labor Leather Lieut manager manufacturers March materials matters meeting ment military National Defense Navy November October operation ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT Organized personnel placed plans plants ports President procurement production Purchase QUARTERMASTER railroads relating reports represent requirements Secretary Section secure September SERVICE COMMITTEE Shipping Board Statistics Steel STORAGE SUBCOMMITTEE succeeded supervision supplies tion Trade Traffic transferred transportation United States Food UNITED STATES SHIPPING various War Industries Board
Page 385 - International Association of Machinists. International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders and Helpers of America. International Brotherhood of Blacksmiths, Drop Forgers and Helpers. Sheet Metal Workers
Page 377 - ... bridges; builds and charters ships, boats, docks, and wharves needed for military purposes; supplies subsistence for enlisted men and others entitled thereto; supplies articles for authorized sales and issues; furnishes lists of articles authorized to be kept for sale; gives instructions for procuring, distributing, issuing, selling, and accounting for all quartermaster and subsistence supplies...
Page 384 - To this end they hereby agree to create an organization which shall have general authority to formulate in detail and from time to time a policy of operation of all or any of the railways, which policy, when and as announced by such temporary organization, shall be accepted and earnestly made effective by the several managements of the individual railroad companies here represented.
Page 253 - It is essential to the maintenance of the world settlement, which the Associated Nations are now met to establish, that a League of Nations be created to promote international co-operation, to ensure the fulfilment of accepted international obligations, and to provide safeguards against war.
Page 143 - October sixth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, and the Director of the Bureau of Mines is hereby authorized, under rules and regulations approved by the Secretary of the Interior, to limit the sale, possession, and the use of said material.
Page 193 - Washington, DC The Institute for Government Research is an association of citizens for cooperating with public officials in the scientific study of government with a view to promoting efficiency and economy in its operations and advancing the science of administration. It aims to bring into existence such information and materials as will aid in the formation of public opinion and will assist officials, particularly those of the national government, in their efforts to put the public administration...
Page 480 - Defense to supervise and direct investigations and make recommendations to the President and the heads of executive departments as to the location of railroads with reference to the frontier of the United States so as to render possible expeditious concentration of troops and supplies to points of defense; the coordination of military, industrial, and commercial purposes in the location of...
Page 433 - Michigan : the southern classification which governs generally in the territory south of the Ohio and Potomac rivers and east of the Mississippi River...
Page 102 - ... and means of production, and availability of military supplies; the giving of information to producers and manufacturers as to the class of supplies needed by the military and other services of the government, the requirements relating thereto, and the creation of relations which will render possible in time of need the immediate concentration and utilization of the resources of the nation.