The War Production Board was established in 1942, and its function was to exercise general direction over the war procurement and production programs of all federal departments and agencies. It was terminated on November 3, 1945.
Records of the War Production Board concerning watches (including clocks and timers) so that both the civilian population and the military would be supplied with adequate and reliable timepieces.
War Production Board Collection, 1943-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Clocks and watches
World War, 1939-1945
Pending (NMAH Acc.)
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