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Building Material Supply



Release Date: 
February 1948 (90 pages)
Posted Date:   
June 5, 2018



This historical report details the impact of building material shortages on the home construction industry in the immediate wake of World War II. The document includes a review of trends since V-J Day in 1945, a summary of the building supply situation in 1946, and predictions regarding future supply problems.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.

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