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New York State War Council Office of War Training Training Programs Subject Files

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 correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, field reports, pamphlets, tests, and speeches and lectures relating to the office's work of training civilians for possible war time emergencies. Programs represented in this series include firefighting and auxiliary police training, school bus drivers training, gas identification and response training, and public service training. Much of this series details routine travel, attendance reports, payroll, requests for materials, and personnel issues.
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Quantity:
4.5 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1943-1944
Series Number:
A4382

Arrangement

Arranged by topic.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, field reports, pamphlets, tests, and speeches and lectures relating to the office's work training civilians for possible war time emergencies. Programs represented in this series include fire fighting and auxiliary police training, school bus drivers training, gas identification and response training, and public service training.

Much of this series details routine aspects of the programs (travel, attendance reports, payroll, requests for materials, and personnel issues). Other materials, such as annual and field reports relating to the instructors' supervisors and the supervisors' staff, document activities, plans, goals, and policies of the programs. Pamphlets, speeches, and tests detail the information which the office wished to convey in the training programs.

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There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

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Processing Information

This series was originally accessioned as boxes 175-178 and part of box 183 of old collection #77, accession -71.

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