U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps market centers, purchasing offices and depots in the United States.
United States USA Date:1943 Duration:2 min 20 sec Sound:Yes
United States Army Quartermaster Corps depots in the United States. Factories where production is a continuously running process. Equipment in operation in the factories. A diagram shows commodities classified into two groups: perishable subsistence and textiles clothing, general supplies, and non-perishable subsistence. Perishable subsistence commodities such as eggs, meat and vegetables are purchased on a daily basis by representatives of the Quartermaster Corps. The representatives move among cartons of vegetables. A map of the United States shows locations of offices at market points. Men and women operating a telephone network co-ordinating activities in these offices. A man takes a printout of hourly market coverage. A map of the United States showing 35 market centers through which perishable commodities for military needs are supplied. The representatives of the Quartermaster Corps among cartons of vegetables in an open market. The men look at the vegetables. The market centers in view. Non-perishable items such as clothing, textile, general supplies and K-ration packets in view. A map of the United States shows the 17 purchasing offices located in depots in the 15 procuring districts through which these items are procured. The Boston Quartermaster Depot purchases all footwear and shoes. Office supplies in view which have been purchased by Jersey City Quartermaster Depot. The Philadelphia Quartermaster Depot procures all textiles. A map of the United States shows the 15 procuring districts.
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