Records, 1939-1963.


Records, 1939-1963.

Correspondence, bylaws, testimony, conference documents, publications, press releases, clippings, writings and speeches, financial records, printed matter, and membership records pertaining to the formation and administration of NAC, its lobbying and educational activities, and its positions on consumer issues. Correspondents include Esther Cole Franklin, Helen Hall, Colston E. Warne, Persia Campbell, Elizabeth G. Rohr, Clifford W. Patton, Rose Kerber, and William Haller, Jr. Some letters pertain to earlier consumer activities within the Office of Price Administration.

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Related Entities

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Patton, Clifford Wheeler (person)

Warne, Colston E. (Colston Estey), 1900-1987 (person)

Economist. From the description of Reminiscences of Colston E. Warne : oral history, 1971-1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269254307 Warne, professor of economics at Amherst College, was the first president of Consumers Union, holding office from 1936 to 1980. From the description of Papers, 1910-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155541379 ...

Franklin, Esther Cole (person)

Kerber, Rose. (person)

National Association of Consumers (corporateBody)

The National Association of Consumers (NAC) was founded in 1946 as a lobbying and educational organization for consumers. Helen Hall served as president from 1946 until the organization disbanded in 1957. From the description of Records, 1939-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155541349 ...

Haller, William, 1914- (person)

Hall, Helen (person)

United States. Office of Price Administration (corporateBody)

Doris Razook lived in Savannah, Georgia. From the description of Doris Razook ration book, 1943. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 166147794 During World War II the Office of Price Administration (OPA) was the government agency that rationed most consumer goods and regulated their prices. Some of the rationed items included, tires, cars, gas, coffee, meats, and other food stuffs. OPA was in place for the duration of the war and continued operations until 1947...

Rohr, Elizabeth G. (person)

Campbell, Persia Crawford, 1898-1974 (person)

Campbell was an economics professor at Queens College, 1940-1965, and was active in the consumer movement as government advisor and officer of several consumer organizations. She was also active in the American Association of University Women and the International Federation of University Women. From the description of Papers, 1931-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155541066 ...