Income and spending and saving of city families in wartime by Alice Hanson Jones

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  • Cost and standard of living -- United States.,
  • Income -- United States.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- United States.

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Statementprepared by Cost of living division, Faith M. Williams, chief.
SeriesBulletin / United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics -- no. 724, Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics -- no. 724.
ContributionsCornfield, Jerome., Epstein, Lenore Alice.
LC ClassificationsHD8051 .A62 no. 724, HD6983.H27 .A62 no. 724
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Paginationii, 31 p. :
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL22935726M
LC Control Number43000007

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Bureau of Labor Statistics. Cost of Living Division.; United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics,]. Spending and Saving of the Nation's Families in Wartime: Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, No.

by United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Division of Consumer Prices and Price Indexes. Family Spending and Saving in Wartime: Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, No. by Jerome Cornfield, Lenore A. (Lenore Alice) Epstein, Alice Hanson Jones, United States. Congress. House, United States.

Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics, United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 2 Income and Spending and Saving of City Families in Wartime (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bul. Sept. ); Rural Family Spending and Saving in Wartime (Department of Agriculture, Misc.

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