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New York State War Council Office of Civilian Mobilization Local War Councils Newspaper Clippings 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 clippings collected by the Office of Civilian Mobilization (OCM) documenting the activities of local war councils in home front programs; civil defense work; and sometimes the communities' war-related activities such as war plant production. Typical subjects found in this series include: Block Plan (in which volunteers promoted OCM activities in their neighborhoods); child care; civil defense; farm labor; first aid; nursing; nutrition; salvage; volunteer recruitment; war training; and women's volunteer activities.
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Quantity:
2 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1941-1945
Series Number:
A4329

Arrangement

Organized into two parts: the first is alphabetical by subject, the second is alphabetical by county or city.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains clippings collected by the Office of Civilian Mobilization (OCM) documenting the activities of local war councils in home front programs. In addition to OCM activities, civil defense work is also documented, and sometimes the communities' war-related activities such as war plant production.

Typical subjects found in this series include: Block Plan (in which volunteers promoted OCM activities in their neighborhoods); child care; civil defense; farm labor; first aid; nursing; nutrition; salvage; volunteer recruitment; war training; and women's volunteer activities.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Processing Information

This series was originally accessioned as boxes 144 and 145 of old collection #77, accession -71.

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