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New York State War Council Photographs of War Council Agency Activities

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series contains over 300 black-and-white photographs (most 8 x 10) taken to document the activities of, and the individuals who worked for, the New York State War Council. Photographs depict: the Emergency Food Commission; salvage collection; the Physical Fitness Office; U.S. Cadet Nurses; the War Bond program; migrant labor camps; the Home Accident Prevention program; Chinese labor as part of the Farm Manpower Service; publicity activities; War Council officers and personnel; victory gardens; and child care institutions.
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Quantity:
2.2 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
circa 1942-1945
Series Number:
A4299

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Scope and Content Note

This series contains over 300 black-and-white photographs (most 8 x 10) taken to document the activities of, and the individuals who worked for, the New York State War Council. Photographs depict: the Emergency Food Commission; salvage collection; the Physical Fitness Office; U.S. Cadet Nurses; the War Bond program; migrant labor camps; the Home Accident Prevention program; Chinese labor as part of the Farm Manpower Service; publicity activities; War Council officers and personnel; victory gardens; and child care institutions.

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Contents Box Folder

Accretion: A4299-78
Emergency Food Commission (Metropolitan Area) 1 1
Emergency Food Commission (Metropolitan Area) 1 2
Emergency Food Commission (Metropolitan Area) 1 3
Emergency Food Commission (Metropolitan Area) 1 4
Emergency Food Commission (Metropolitan Area) 1 5
Emergency Food Commission (Metropolitan Area) 1 6
Emergency Food Commission (Metropolitan Area) 2 1
Emergency Food Commission (Metropolitan Area) 2 2
Emergency Food Commission (Metropolitan Area) 2 3
Emergency Food Commission (Metropolitan Area) 2 4
Physical Fitness 2 5
Maps of Civilian Protection 2 6
Newspaper plates 2 7
Emergency Food Commission (Metropolitan Area) 2 8
Miscellaneous 3 1
Miscellaneous 3 2
Miscellaneous 3 3
Emergency Food Commission 3 4
Salvage (1 of 3) 3 5
Salvage (2 of 3) 4 1
Salvage (3 of 3) 4 2
War Council (Officers and personnel) 4 3
War Council Exhibits at Fairs 4 4
Victory Garden 4 5
Chinese Labor, Farm Manpower Shortage 4 6
Syracuse Victory Center 4 7
U.S. Cadet Nurse 4 8
Emergency Food Commission (Human Nutrition) 4 9
Tone (Franchot) War Bond Program 5 1
Home Accident Prevention 5 2
Home Accident Prevention 5 3
Migrant Labor Camps 5 4
Child Care 5 5
State War Council Members 5 6
Radio 5 7
Radio 6 1
Radio 6 2
Two photographs of a Rensselaer fire truck, one of a Montgomery County group of volunteers 6 3