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Allegations of Disloyalty at Labor and Consumer Agencies, 1939–43

Landon R. Y. Storrs

in The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153964
eISBN:
9781400845255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153964.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at key figures in the emerging anticommunist network and analyzes two early episodes: the Smith Committee attack on the National Labor Relations Board and its allies, and the Dies ... More


Enunciators and Blackberrys: Congressional Office Administration Post 9/11

Jocelyn Jones Evans

in One Nation Under Siege: Congress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125886
eISBN:
9780813135489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125886.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses and examines the changes introduced to office administration. It also examines staff turnover across time to identify the impact of 2001 on staff tenure at the aggregate level. ... More


Rationing, Price Controls, and the Black Market

Richard E. Holl

in Committed to Victory: The Kentucky Home Front During World War II

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813165639
eISBN:
9780813166674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165639.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Federal government regulation of the national economy reached an all-time high during World War II. The War Production Board (WPB), the Office of Price Administration (OPA), and numerous other ... More


Government and Women’s Business Ownership

Edith Sparks

in Boss Lady: How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633022
eISBN:
9781469633046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633022.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Lewis, Beech and Rudkin all took advantage of government opportunities and actively resisted its intrusions, and this was essential to their success. Close examination of the World War II and Korean ... More


“Women—The Guardians of Price Control”: Working-Class Housewives, Consumer Activism, and the State

Emily E. LB. Twarog

in Politics of the Pantry: Housewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190685591
eISBN:
9780190685621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685591.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

When the Office of Price Administration introduced its wartime rationing program, the Home Front Pledge Campaign, it sought the help of America’s women through mass meetings and then follow-up ... More


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