By Bernard Baruch
American within the struggle. A record of the struggle industries board
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The first effort directed specifically to bringing system into the confusion of Government orders was the formation of the " clearance committee" as an administrative unit of the General Munitions Board, which became later the War Industries Board. The clearance committee was composed of a chairman, a secretary, and a representative from the Army General Staff, the Navy, several bureaus of the iVrmy, the Marine Corps, the more important sections of the Board, and later the Allied Purchasing Commission.
The industrial inventory was carried The general work of perfecting forward by having each region attempt to collect and send to AVashington the following list of information (1) Existing facilities for producing direct and indirect war needs, both raw materials and finished products; (2) the extent to which and the extent which they could take on additional orders; (3) if a plant were overloaded, the feasibility and extent of expansion necessary for rethese facilities were occupied wuth unfilled orders to lief ; or, in the alternative, a suggestion for transferring a part of the load to other plants; (4) existing facilities not employed on war work but capable of undertaking it; (5) facilities whose production was about to be curtailed because of war conditions and the extent to Mhich they were susceptible of conversion for the production of war needs: and (6) the existence of available hibor, of new sources of supply of raw materials, of unused power facilities, of available transportation facilities, etc.
Shape immediately The work on a " His- War " has already been referred to. Another work of importance was the rapid preparation of a report for tory of Prices During the This was undertaken as a joint enterprise by Food Administration, the Fuel Administration, the Shipping Board, the War Trade Board, and the War Industries Board. The effort was to set forth an extended body of data on the economic situation of the world, particularly of the United States, in respect to 60 principal groups of commodities.
American Industry in the War: A Report of the War Industries Board by Bernard Baruch