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Cost of living, 1918-1945
Cost of living, 1918-1945
Resource Typeimage
TitleCost of living, 1918-1945
Coverage / Year1945
DescriptionPoster, color, 19.5 x 14.2 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
InterpretationDuring World War I the UNited States experienced a very high rate of inflation for consumer goods. To avoid this during World War II, the Office of Price Administration began an anti-inflation campaign that encouraged consumers to shop carefully, conserve food, and recycle supplies. This poster demonstrates the success of the anti-inflation campaign.
Lesson Plans / ThemesWorld War II;
Learning Standards14 Political systems; 16 History;
Author or CreatorUnited States. Office of Price Administration
Subject / KeywordsWorld War, 1939-1945--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States; Price regulation--United States; Cost & standard of living; War posters, American; World War II; Cost & standard of living
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifierww20108p
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