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State Council of Defense, Women's Committee Records
GC 1129  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: State Council of Defense, Women's Committee Records
    Dates: 1917-1919
    Collection Number: GC 1129
    Creator/Collector: California State Council of Defense. Women's Committee
    Extent: (Boxes: 18 legal)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Records of California's State Council of Defense and the state division of the Women's Committee, with its headquarters at 719 So. Hill Street, Los Angeles, Calif. Correspondence, reports, receipts and cancelled checks. Ledger; activity book, June 1917-January 1919; checkbook, 1919. Pamphlets and other ephemera.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    State Council of Defense, Women's Committee Records. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    The state's Council of Defense reported to the Council of National Defense in Washington. The Women's Committee operated within the state council.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Records of California's State Council of Defense and the state division of the Women's Committee, with its headquarters at 719 So. Hill Street, Los Angeles, Calif. Correspondence, reports, receipts and cancelled checks. Ledger; activity book, June 1917-January 1919; checkbook, 1919. Pamphlets and other ephemera. The State Council worked on domestic issues during the war years, including Americanization; child welfare; food administration; education; educational propaganda; girls war service; health and recreation; home economics; information and library; liberty loans; publicity; Red Cross; social agencies; and women in industry.

    Indexing Terms

    World War, 1914-1918 -- United States.