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New York State War Council Division of Public Relations Home Front Information Publications File

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This series consists of publications from national, state (including other War Council agencies), and private organizations involved in war work collected by the Office of War Information to assist the office when informing citizens about war-related activities on the home front. Pamphlets, booklets, brochures, and other printed material about salvage drives, civil defense issues, rationing, agricultural practices, war bond drives, cooking and homemaking, morale issues, and first aid, among other topics, are found.
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8 cubic feet
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1942-1945
Series Number:
A4287

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Scope and Content Note

This series consists of publications from national, state (including other War Council agencies), and private organizations involved in war work collected by the Office of War Information to assist the office when informing citizens about war-related activities on the home front. Pamphlets, booklets, brochures, and other printed material about salvage drives, civil defense issues, rationing, agricultural practices, war bond drives, cooking and homemaking, morale issues, and first aid, among other topics, are found.

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This series was originally accessioned as boxes 38-46 of old collection #77, accession -71.

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Accretion: A4287-78
A B C of the U S A (The) 1 1
Action in Cities 1 2
Adult Education Journal 1 3
Aerial Bombardment Protection 1 4
Affiliated Schools Scrapbook Workers' Education Through America 1 5
After the War -- Full Employment 1 6
After the War -- Plans and Procedures 1 7
Agriculture - New York 1 8
Aircraft Warning Service 1 9
1943 June-1944 May Aircraft Warning Service - Volunteers 1 10
Airman's Manual for Drill and Formation 1 11
Airplane and Tomorrow's World 1 12
Air Raid Protection Code (For Federal Buildings & Their Contents) 1 13
Air Raid Protection Regulations - No. 1 1 14
Air Raid Protection Training Manual 1 15
Air Raid Warden's Handbook (Police Dept.) 1 16
Air Training Corps Manual of Administration 1 17
Alliance Voice 1 18
American Airlines 1 19
America's Battlefronts 1 20
American Bar Association Manual of Law for Advisory Boards for Registration 1 21
American City 1 22
American Institute for Psychoanalysis 1 23
Americanism 1 24
America's Part in World Reconstruction 1 25
American Red Star Annual Relief 1 26
Analysis of the Job of the Director of Volunteers in a Hospital 1 27
Announcement of the New York State Institute of Agriculture & Home Economics at Cobleskill 1 28
Annual Report of the State Planning Council for the Division of State Planning 1 29
Association of Towns Program of the 11th Annual Meeting 1 30
Baby Care 1 31
"Be the Mayor" 1 32
Better Farms -- Dedicated to Good Breeding, Good Citizenship and Good Husbandry 1 33
Better Nursing For America 1 34
Bill of Rights 1 35
Black Markets in Meat, Butter, & Poultry 1 36
Board of Temporary Trustees, Report of 1 37
Bonds 1 38
Boy Scouts of America 1 39
Boy Scouts of America 1 40
British Cities at War 1 41
Bulletins from Britain 1 42
Bulletin of the National Association of Secondary School Principals 1 43
Campaign Against Black Markets in Meat 1 44
Canadian Information 1 45
CDVO Workshop Report (Michigan Council of Defense) 1 46
Central Volunteer Bureau in Defense 1 47
Charting Out Course in Wartime 1 48
Chemical Warfare School - Edgewood Arsenal 1 49
Child Care - Vassar College (Bulletin of) 1 50
Children and Food in Day Care Centers 1 51
Christianity and Democracy 1 52
Cities and the National Defense Program 1 53
Citizenship in Action 1 54
Citizenship U. S. A. (Pamphlets) 1 55
Citizens of Tomorrow 1 56
City of New York - Police Department Plans for Civil Defense 1 57
City of New York, Division of War Training Functions & Procedures of Department of Health 1 58
City of New York - Division of War Training - Functions & Procedures of Domestic Relations Court 2 1
City of New York - Division of War Training - Probation in Practice 2 2
Civil Education For the Foreign-born in the United States 2 3
Civil Defense Measures for the Protection of Children - Report of Observation 2 4
Civilian Defense 2 5
Clinical Excerpts 2 6
Code for Protection of Federal Buildings & Their Contents from Subversive Hostile Acts 2 7
Community Action for Children in Wartime 2 8
Community Action for Post-war--Jobs & Profits 2 9
Community Centers 2 10
Community Health and Welfare Expenditures in Wartime 2 11
Community Organization News 2 12
Community Recreation Comes of Age 2 13
Community Recognition for U. S. A. "Citizenship" 2 14
Consumer Education for Wartime Living 2 15
Consumer Knowledge Builds Defense 2 16
Consumer - Transport - Storage of Food 2 17
Contracts 2 18
Control Station Manual - Metropolitan Defense Transport Committee 2 19
Council for Democracy 2 20
Converting Industry 2 21
Cornell - Arrangement of Home Furnishings 2 22
Critical Area Faces its War Problems 2 23
Declaration of the Federation of the World 2 24
Defense Employment and Training for Employment 2 25
Defense Job Training 2 26
Defense Job Training 2 27
Defense - One Year 2 28
Defense on Main Street 2 29
Defense Program 2 30
Delivery of Food During War Emergency in the New York Metropolitan Area 2 31
Democracy Means All of Us 2 32
Department of Justice Statuses Proclamations: National Defense Matters 2 33
Directory of Community Chests and Councils of Social Agencies 2 34
Divide and Conquer (Federal Publication) 2 35
Documents on World Security 2 36
Dollars for Democracy 2 37
East and West of Suez 2 38
Eating for Health, Strength and Pep Outline for Leaders of New York State 4-H Clubs 2 39
Education and the Worker-Student 2 40
Educational Policies for Community Recreation 2 41
Emergency Transport Plans 2 42
Employee Organization for Fire Safety 2 43
Engineering, Science & Management War Training 2 44
Evaluating Apprentices 2 45
Evacuation of Cities in Target Areas (Reports of the Committee to Study) 2 46
Fair Play 2 47
Farm Accidents 2 48
Farm and Home Drying of Fruits and Vegetables 2 49
Federal Communication Commission Restricted Order No. 2 2 50
Federal Security Agency - Farm Placement Survey in New York State 2 51
Federal Security Agency (War Civilian Security Program) 3 1
Fifth War Loan Drive 3 2
Fight Waste 3 3
Filing Systems for Urban Volunteer Office 3 4
Films and Plays 3 5
Fire Defense 3 6
First Fighter Command 3 7
Food 3 8
Food and Nutrition of Industrial Workers in Wartime 3 9
Food Demonstrations in Wartime 3 10
Food We Live By 3 11
Foreign Policy Bulletin 3 12
For Lack of A Nail -- A Sketch 3 13
For This We Fight 3 14
Four Freedoms 3 15
Freedom Not Slavery 3 16
Friends of the Public Schools 3 17
Gas! Know Your Chemical Warfare 3 18
Gasoline 3 18a
Gateway to Citizenship 3 19
General Training Manual - Civil Defense Canada 3 20
Get Ready to be Bombed 3 21
Germany and the Post-War World 3 22
Girl Scouts 3 23
Glycerine in War and Peace 3 24
Guide for Training Course -- Occupational Therapy Volunteer Assistants 3 25
Guides to Successful Employment of Non Farm Youth in Wartime Agriculture 3 26
Handling and Transportation of Explosives 3 27
Health Bulletins - New York University - Miscellaneous 3 28
Health & Medical Care - Niagara Co. 3 29
Health Research Quarterly 3 30
Health, Welfare, & Related Aspects of Community War Services 3 31
Helps in Promotion of Scouting in Rural Area 3 32
High-School Victory Corps 3 33
Home Front in National Defense 3 34
Homemakers' Program Farm and House Week 3 35
Home Making 3 36
Homes for Defense 3 37
Home Storage of Vegetables 3 38
Hospitals and Dispensaries (Directory of) 3 39
1944 Hospital Service in the United States 3 40
Housekeeping 3 41
Housing 3 42
How Management Can Integrate Negroes in War Industries 3 43
How to Can, Dry, Freeze, Brine, Store Foods for Victory 3 44
How to Instruct -- Instructor's Guide 3 45
How to Organize a Teen Age Night Club 3 46
How to Win on the Home Front 3 47
How Women Can Help 3 48
How Your School Can Help the Army Train its Drivers 3 49
Hygiene 3 50
In Defense of Democracy 4 1
Industry Producing for Defense and War 4 2
Inflation 4 3
Instructor's Guide Book for Drill and Information 4 4
Instructor's Manual - Pre-induction Driver Education in Schools & Colleges 4 5
Intercultural Education 4 6
Interlude Between War and Peace 4 7
Jobs Only a Woman Can Do 4 8
Joint Legislative Committee on Interstate Cooperation 4 9
Joint Defense Publications - Clearing House 4 10
Joint Legislative Committee, Reports of Industrial and Labor Relations 4 11
Junior League Volunteer 4 12
Just a Moment, Please!! 4 13
Juvenile Delinquency 4 14
Labor 4 15
Land Corps 4 16
Looking to the Future 4 17
Make and Mend For Victory 4 18
Man Can't Live On Glory 4 19
Manual on Evacuation System No.2 4 20
Manual of Emergency Sanitation 4 21
Map #4 - Metropolitan New Jersey North 4 22
Maps (62 Maps-3 Folders) 4 23
Massachusetts Committee On Public Safety - Operations Room Manual 4 24
Maternity Policy for Industry 4 25
Meals for Many 4 26
Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Community 4 27
Medical Service Of a Square Division - 1 Year Of Active Duty 4 28
Medical Society Of the County Of Monroe Rochester Academy of Medicine (Bulletin) 4 29
Menu Planning Guide For School Lunches 4 30
Military Service 4 31
Minnesota O.C.D. Auxiliary Police Handbook 4 32
Minorities 4 33
Mobilizing Schools for Civil Defense (Education Department) 4 34
Motion Pictures - As Victory Approaches 4 35
Movies At War 5 1
Municipal Problems 5 2
Municipal Training Schools In New York State 5 3
National Defense - How Can I Help? 5 3a
National Defense For Organizations (Programs On) 5 3b
National Defense Migration Hearings Investigating 5 4
National Scrap Harvest 5 5
National Technological Civil Protection Committee 5 6
Navy (The) 5 7
Negro and Defense 5 8
New York City Division Of War Training - Laboratory For Gas Reconnaissance Officer's 5 9
New York City's Million Young People 5 10
New York City (Report Of Volunteer Study) 5 11
New York City Division of War Training - Saving Lives 5 12
New York State Bar Association Bulletin 5 13
New York State Council of Defense Recommended Program For Gasoline Conservation 5 14
New York Directory of Federal & State Agencies 5 15
New York State Federation of Women's Clubs 5 16
New York State Nurses Association 5 17
New York State's Public Medical Care Program 5 18
New York State - State Plan For The Local Organization and Development of Emergency Welfare Services 5 19
Nurses' Aides In Army Hospitals 5 20
Nutrition (Joint Legislative Committee On) 5 21
Nutrition - School Lunches 5 22
1943 Nutrition Front 5 23
O.C.I. Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs - Press Division 5 24
Office of Emergency Management - Functions & Administration 5 25
Office of Emergency Management - Handbook 5 26
Office of Emergency Management - Protective Construction 5 27
Office of Emergency Management Transcript Priorities 5 28
Office of Emergency Management - Victory (25 Bulletins) 5 29
Office of Emergency Management - War Against Waste 5 30
One Nation Indivisible (Discrimination Committee) 5 31
Office Of Production Management - Defense Contract Service 5 32
Office Of Production Management - Farming Out Methods 5 33
Office Of Production Management - Minorities In Defense 5 34
Organization of Peace 5 35
Our Changing World 6 1
Our Fighting Forces 6 2
Our Job In A World At War 6 3
Our Own Social Security Needs 6 4
Out of The Many - One (a plan for intercultural education) 6 5
Paid Pre-Production Training 6 6
Pan American Day 6 7
Personal Message 6 8
Planning for Emergency Evacuation Of Industrial Plants 6 9
Plans for Building Drivers' Tests 6 10
Plans for Civil Defense 6 11
Plant Protection For Manufacturers 6 12
Plumbing 6 13
Popular Lecture On Poison Gases 6 14
Post War Re-employment 6 15
Pre-Flight Aeronautics In Secondary Schools 6 16
Prehabilitation and Rehabilitation In Industry 6 17
Prevent That Accident 6 18
Principles of Scientific Blitzing 6 19
Priorities and Defense 6 20
Procedure For Community Post War Planning 6 21
Program Aids For Citizenship Recognition Ceremonies 6 22
Propaganda 6 23
Prostitution and The War 6 24
Protecting the Health of Young Workers in Wartime 6 25
Public Administration Service 6 26
Public Affairs Pamphlets 6 27
Public Welfare 6 28
Quartermaster Handbook 6 29
Race Riots 6 30
Radiography & Clinical Photography 6 31
Recommendations For Protection vs. Aerial Bombing 6 32
Recommendations Of The National Committee On the Housing Emergency 6 33
Recreation 6 34
Red Cross Chapter Guide 6 35
1942 June 11 Rent Control Speech 6 36
Report Of the Rubber Survey Committee 6 37
Report To The Nation 6 38
Republican Defense Bulletin 6 39
Responsibility To Community, State & Nation (University Military Training) 6 40
Roster of Forest Fire Protective Force 6 41
Rules Relating To Manufacturing, Handling and Storage of Military Pyrotechnics 6 42
Rural Youth's Part In War Time 6 43
Safety 6 44
Salvage 6 45
Salvage For Victory Program 6 46
Save Coal At Home For Guns, Ships, etc. 6 47
Save For Democracy 6 48
Scholarships To Meet The Needs Of N.Y. Youth For Higher Education 6 49
School Bus Drivers and Instructors Manual 6 50
Schools and Civilian Defense 6 51
School and College (How To Participate-Civilian Morale Service) 6 52
School Lunches and Education 6 53
School Lunch Recipes 6 54
School Services For Children Of Working Mothers 6 55
School Transportation In Wartime 6 56
Scrap and How to Collect It 6 57
1943 April Second War Loan 6 58
Selection And Training Of Volunteers In Child Care 6 59
Small Town Manual For Community Action 6 60
Social Security Board - Administration of Civilian War Assistance 6 61
South Carolina - State Council Of Defense 6 62
Spare Time (A War Asset For War Workers) 6 63
Spars Women's Reserve U.S. Coast Guard - (Facts About) 6 64
Spring 3100 6 65
1942 April Social Statistics 7 1
Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Pamphlets) 7 2
Social Welfare (Department Of) - Children On the Home Front 7 3
Statues, Proclamations, & Executive Orders 7 4
Story Of A Legislative Committee - by Irving M. Ives 7 5
1941-1942 Story Of the Year 7 6
Story Of You In The Navy 7 7
Suggestions For Including Nutrition In Health Programs of Local Chambers of Commerce 7 8
Suggestions For Observing Citizenship Day 7 9
Suggested State War Legislation 7 10
Sulfonamide Film For Use As A Surgical Dressing 7 11
Supervisor's Job In The Public Agency: Administrative Aspects 7 12
Supplementing Anthracite With Other Fuels For Home Heating 7 13
Technical Manual - Driver Selection and Training 7 14
Technical Manual - Military Protective Construction 7 15
Technology and The Economics of Total War 7 16
Teen Age Center 7 17
Teen Trouble 7 18
1942 February 13 The Commonweal 7 19
The Individual In A Democracy At War 7 20
The Thousand Million 7 21
Tire Rationing Regulations (Revised) 7 22
Toward New Horizons 7 23
1942 June 15 Town Topics 7 24
Trade Unions 7 25
Training Guide - Incendiaries 7 26
Training for War Industries In New York State 7 27
Training of The Fire Dept. Emergency Aux. Corps Of the City of New York 7 28
Training Of Vocational Workers 7 29
1942-1943 Training War Production Workers In New York State 7 30
Unemployment Insurance In The Second Year Of War 7 31
U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture (Forest Service Program For Wartime Forest F. Prevention) 7 32
U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture - Kitchen Fat 7 33
U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps 7 34
U.S. Coast Guard - Notice To Mariners 7 35
U.S. Department Of Agriculture 7 36
U.S. Government Manual 7 37
United States Junior Citizens Service Corps 7 38
U.S. Office Of Education Your School Can Salvage For Victory 7 39
U.S. Dept. Of Labor - Guides To Successful Employment Of Non-Farm Youth In Wartime Agriculture 7 40
U.S. Dept. Of Labor "Road To Good Nutrition" 7 41
U.S. Victory Waste Paper Campaign "Save A Bundle A Week" 7 42
United Nations Discussion Guide 7 43
Unity 7 44
1941 February Use Of Art And Artists In Times Of War (A Summary Of A Detailed And Documented Study) 7 45
Victory Gardens 7 46
Victory In The Making 7 47
Volunteer Aides (Albany Hospital) - Handbook For 7 48
Volunteers And Other Auxiliary Workers In Public Health Nursing 7 49
Volunteers In Family Security Programs - Federal Security Agency 7 50
Volunteer Information Aide In A Health Center (Do You Want To Be) 7 51
Women's Army Corps (Life In The) 7 52
War Activities Of The Bell Telephone Company 7 53
War And Human Freedom 7 54
War Came To The Iowa Community! 7 55
War Civilian Security Program 7 56
War and Your Pocketbook - Leon Henderson 7 57
War Dept. Engineer Field Manual 7 58
War Dept. - Motor Transport Technical Service Bulletin 7 59
War Department Supply Contracts 8 1
War Information 8 2
War Information Service - War Plant Employee Transportation 8 3
War Policy For American Schools 8 4
War Recreation Congress (Program For) 8 5
Wartime Driving - Teacher's Manual 8 6
Wartime Protection - Municipal Employees 8 7
War Training Courses 8 8
War vs. Waste 8 9
War Work (A Daybook For The Home) 8 10
What About Us? 8 11
What Work Is There For Women Volunteers In Civilian Defense? 8 12
When The Wheels Revolve 8 13
Wilson Library Bulletin 8 14
Work Projects Administration 8 15
Work Projects Administration - Emergency Plan 8 16
Work Projects Administration - Inventory Of Maps (Partial) 9 1
War Production Board - Scrap Is Fighting Metal Vital For Victory 9 2
Women At Work In Wartime 9 3
Women's Defense 9 4
Women's Voluntary Services 9 5
Workers and Bosses Are Human 9 6
Workers In School Lunch Programs With Special Reference To Volunteer Service U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture (Handbook) 9 7
World Tomorrow 9 8
World We Want 9 9
Yardstick For School Lunches 9 10
You Can Defend America - John Pershing 9 11
Young People In The Courts Of New York State 9 12
Your Gas Mask 9 13
Your Guide To Military Service 9 14
Your Job As A Victory Volunteer - 6th War Loan 9 15
Youth 9 16
Youth Commission Reports 9 17
Youth Defense 9 18