Prior to a declaration of war by the United States, shortages of coal were experienced in the winter of 1916-17. To address concerns about a steady supply of fuel to support military and industrial operations and for use by consumers, in 1917 the Federal Fuel Administration was established and US President Woodrow wilson appointed Harry A Garfield to lead the agency. Garfield in turn selected local administrators for each state. Fuel committees were organized down to the county level...


Daylight Savings

We formally adopted in the United States in 1918 by the Fuel Administration. The Standard act of 1918 established both standard time zones and set summer DST to begin on March 31, 1918. Daylight savings will shorten work weeks for factoris that do not make war material. CONSERVE THE FUEL FOR YOUR TROOPS