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Office of Price Administration (1941-1947)

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1941 - 1947

The Office of Price Administration (OPA) was established on August 28, 1941. The functions of the OPA were to control prices and to ration scarce supplies including tires, automobiles, shoes, nylon, sugar, gasoline, fuel oil, coffee, meats and processed food, after the outbreak of World War II. The office was abolished on May 29, 1947, with some of its functions taken over by other agencies.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Office of Price Administration Ration Cards collection

MS-1280
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1280
Overview Office of Price Administration (1941-1947), ration books.