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New York State War Council Division of Records World War II Home Front Activity Information Preservation File

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 publications about home front activities such as salvage, child care, education, and collection and preservation of war records. These records were kept as part of the organization's efforts to document the war effort on the home front. The series includes a nearly complete run of the Yonkers Home News, several issues of the Ossining Courier, and a pamphlet entitled "Organizing Your Community For War Records Work," published by the National Jewish Welfare Board.
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Quantity:
0.5 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
circa 1943-1946
Series Number:
A4297

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Scope and Content Note

This series contains publications about home front activities such as salvage, child care, education, and collection of war records. These records were kept as part of the organization's efforts to document the war effort on the home front.

Included is a nearly complete run of the Yonkers Home News, a publication written for distribution to Yonkers servicemen stationed around the world. A pamphlet entitled "Organizing Your Community For War Records Work," published by the National Jewish Welfare Board, describes efforts which should be undertaken to preserve records of Jewish participation in the war effort. Also found are several issues of the Ossining Courier.

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