Research

New York State War Council Organizational History Research 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 records from a wide array of War Council agencies detailing major events in the agencies' formation, the execution of their duties, or appointment of officers. They were apparently culled from other records to document significant aspects of the council's history. Document types include monthly reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, resolutions, programs, pamphlets, sample forms, and memoranda-of-understanding. Subjects include: child care; fire protection; labor safety; nutrition; physical fitness; police reports; production; rationing; salvage; transportation; victory gardens; and vocational training.
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Quantity:
1 cubic foot
Inclusive Dates:
1941-1944
Series Number:
A4344

Arrangement

Arranged by topic.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains records from a wide array of War Council agencies detailing major events in the agencies' formation, the execution of their duties, or appointment of officers. They were apparently culled or collected from other records to document significant aspects of the council's history. Document types include monthly reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, resolutions, programs, pamphlets, sample forms, and memoranda-of-understanding.

Agencies or subjects represented in this series are: child care; New York State Division of Commerce; New York State Department of Health; New York State Department of Labor; Discrimination in Employment Committee; Farm Manpower Service; fire protection; Housing Division; labor safety program; Mutual Aid Water Supply; nutrition; New York State Employment Service; Office of Civilian Mobilization; physical fitness; police reports; production; rationing; salvage; State Traffic Commission; transportation; victory gardens; vocational training; War Information Service; War Training Program; and War Emergency Dispensation Act.

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 460 and 461 of old collection #77, accession -71.

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