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New York State War Council Office of Civilian Mobilization Civilian War Services and Civilian Protection Training Charts

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 charts enumerating the number of volunteers in each local war council who had been, or were being, trained for specific home front activities. Many, but not all, war councils reported these figures, which the Office of Civilian Mobilization (OCM) collected in order to track local war councils' volunteer needs. Civilian War Services was the OCM division responsible for carrying out many home front programs, while the Office of Civilian Protection worked on civil defense projects.
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Quantity:
0.2 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1943
Series Number:
A4341

Arrangement

Alphabetical by county.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains charts enumerating the number of volunteers in each local war council who had been, or were being, trained for specific home front activities during January and February 1943. Many, but not all, war councils reported these figures, which the Office of Civilian Mobilization (OCM) collected in order to track local war councils' volunteer needs. Civilian War Services was the OCM division responsible for carrying out many home front programs, while the Office of Civilian Protection worked on civil defense projects.

Examples of the categories for Civilian War Services programs include: block leaders; child care; consumer assistance; war bonds; and youth and recreation.

Examples of the categories for Office of Civilian Protection programs include: air raid wardens; auxiliary police and fire fighters; emergency medical; and messengers.

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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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