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New York State War Council Office of Civilian Protection Newspaper Clippings

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 newspaper clippings documenting the activities of the Office of Civilian Protection (OCP) in its efforts to instruct people on civil defense procedures to be used in the event of enemy attack. The clippings discuss: air raids (drills and results); blackouts (notices of practice and results); county war council civil defense issues; and OCP administrators' meetings with civilians to discuss civil defense issues.
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Quantity:
1 cubic foot
Inclusive Dates:
1941-1944
Series Number:
A4390

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Arranged by topic.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains newspaper clippings documenting the activities of the Office of Civilian Protection (OCP) in its efforts to instruct people on civil defense procedures to be used in the event of enemy attack. The clippings discuss: air raids (drills and results); blackouts (notices of practice and results); county war council civil defense issues; and OCP administrators' meetings with civilians to discuss civil defense issues.

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

Processing Information

This series was originally accessioned as box 361 of old collection #77, accession -71.

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