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New York State War Council Highway Repair and Debris Clearance Committee Equipment and Material Inventories

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series contains inventories created by Zone Coordinators working for the Mutual Aid for Highway Repair and Debris Clearance, which was organized to repair highways or streets or to remove debris in the event of an enemy attack. The inventories include all equipment and material owned by the State, counties, cities, villages, and towns. Information included in the inventories was distributed to the public works and highway officials in each zone for planning for emergency use of the resources.
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Quantity:
1.3 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
circa 1941-1945
Series Number:
A4272

Arrangement

Alphabetical by county, then numerical by district.

Scope and Content Note

The Mutual Aid for Highway Repair and Debris Clearance was organized to repair highways or streets or to remove debris in the event of an enemy attack.

An inventory was made of all equipment and material owned by the State, counties, cities, villages, and towns. Zone Coordinators were responsible for taking an inventory for their zone and furnishing copies to the Assistant Coordinators in their zone and to the Deputy Zone Coordinators.

Inventories for equipment may include anything from air compressors to welding equipment, while those for material may include anything from bituminous material to timber. The information retrieved from the inventories was distributed to the public works and highway officials in each zone for planning for use of the resources in an emergency.

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Accretion: A4272-78
Albany County District No. 1-Schuyler County District No. 6 1
Seneca County-Yates County District No. 6 2