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New York State War Council Annual Reports and War Agency Directories

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series contains four annual reports of the New York State War Council and a report from the War Council's predecessor, the Council of Defense, which were assembled and circulated in order to inform all concerned parties of the war work undertaken by the council's many agencies. These reports explain the organization's divisions and the divisions' responsibilities and programs, and list senior personnel. Also included are two directories of federal, state, and "semi-official" agencies involved in the war work.
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Quantity:
0.25 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1942-1945
Series Number:
A4302

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Chronological by report date.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains seven booklets: four annual reports of the New York State War Council, two directories of war agencies, and a report from the War Council's predecessor, the Council of Defense.

The War Council's annual reports and the Council of Defense's report were assembled and circulated in order to inform all concerned parties of the war work undertaken by the many agencies which comprised the War Council. They explain the organization's divisions and the divisions' responsibilities and programs and list senior personnel. The directories list federal, state, and "semi-official" agencies involved in war work, their functions, local and headquarters' addresses, and senior personnel.

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