Research

New York State War Council Office of Civilian Mobilization Lists of Local War Council Chairs and Officers

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 lists of local war council chairs and officers involved in home front activities related to the Office of Civilian Mobilization. The lists were used by the office to send information to the councils and officers.
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Quantity:
0.3 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1943-1945
Series Number:
A4340

Arrangement

Chronological by year, then alphabetical by county.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains lists of local war council chairs and officers involved in home front activities related to the Office of Civilian Mobilization. The lists were used by the office to send information to the councils and officers. The names and addresses of the local directors of Civilian War Services divisions, and persons in charge of local Volunteer Office and the Block Plan are found, in addition to the names of the individuals responsible for: adult education; child care; citizen unity; consumer relations; emergency medical service; health and preparedness; housing; nutrition; physical fitness; recreation; salvage; social protection (which worked to discourage prostitution); victory gardens; war training; war bond sales; and youth programs.

The names and addresses of local Office of Civilian Protection directors are also found in this series.

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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