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New York State War Council Office of War Training Film Distribution Correspondence

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:
The Office of War Training accumulated a sizable film library encompassing a wide range of topics related to the home front and war education topics. The films were distributed to organizations involved in war work. The correspondence in this series contains requests for specific films from various groups and the office's response. Films requested covered subjects such as: automobile conservation; child care; civil defense; firefighting; physical fitness; safety; salvage; school bus driving; and volunteer activities.
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Quantity:
1 cubic foot
Inclusive Dates:
1943-1944
Series Number:
A4380

Arrangement

Alphabetical by county.

Scope and Content Note

The Office of War Training accumulated a sizable film library encompassing a wide range of topics related to the home front and war education topics. The office distributed these films to local war councils and their subunits, schools, businesses, and other organizations involved in war work. The correspondence in this series contains requests for specific films from various groups and the office's response.

Films requested covered subjects such as: automobile conservation; child care; civil defense; fire fighting; physical fitness; safety; salvage; school bus driving; and 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 182 and 183 of old collection #77, accession -71.

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