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New York State War Council Farm Manpower Service Farm Labor Program Procedure Manuals

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 the procedure manuals used by County Agricultural Extension Agents in the implementation and operation of the Farm Labor Program, coordinated by the Farm Manpower Service. Included in the manuals are lists of potential sources of labor; budget forms; monthly farm labor report forms; policies concerning Cooperative and Membership Corporations; information on the transportation, health maintenance, and insurance of workers; and certificates and insignia given to workers in recognition of satisfactory performance.
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0.7 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1944-1945
Series Number:
A4349

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Arranged by topic.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains the procedure manuals used by County Agricultural Extension Agents in the implementation and operation of the Farm Labor Program, which the Farm Manpower Service served to coordinate. The Extension Service of the New York State College of Agriculture had the general responsibility, through the County Agents, Farm and Home Bureaus, and the 4-H Clubs organization, for implementing the recruitment, placement, housing, and general educational functions of the Farm Labor Program. Included in the manuals are lists of potential sources of labor, budget forms, monthly farm labor report forms, policies concerning Cooperative and Membership Corporations, information on the transportation, health maintenance, and insurance of workers, and certificates and insignia given to workers in recognition of satisfactory performance.

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Processing Information

This series was originally accessioned as part of box 213 of old collection #77, accession -71.

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