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New York State War Council Office of Civilian Mobilization Summary Charts of Volunteer Assignment Reports Received from Local Offices

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 tally lists of the number of volunteers working on various civilian mobilization programs within the local war councils. This information allowed the Office of Civilian Mobilization (OCM) to monitor the local organizations' successes or needs. Less than ten percent of the local councils reported their figures, however, and those that did report did not do so regularly. The list of programs includes: block leaders; child care; housing; nutrition; recreation; and war bonds.
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Quantity:
0.1 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1943-1944
Series Number:
A4337

Arrangement

Chronological by year.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains lists tallying the number of volunteers working on various civilian mobilization programs within the local war councils, which allowed the Office of Civilian Mobilization to monitor the local organizations' successes or needs. Less than ten percent of the local councils reported their figures, however, and those that did report did not do so regularly. Some reported only the total number of volunteers working, while others reported the total number of hours volunteered.

When programs are enumerated, the list of programs includes: block leaders; child care; housing; nutrition; recreation; and war bonds.

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 part of box 164 of old collection #77, accession -71.

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