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Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions and Boards:
Records of the President's Committee on Religion and Welfare in the Armed Forces
(Record Group 220)

1948-1951.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 17 linear feet.
Access: Open.
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Processed by: Philip D. Lagerquist (1956).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

Box 1

  • Organization and Management: Charts, Organizational and Functional
  • Organization and Management: Subcommittees
  • Organization and Management: Creation - Basic Authorizations /2 folders/
  • Organization and Management: Termination of the Committee
  • Organization and Management: Duties and Responsibilities /4 folders/
  • Organization and Management: Name of the Committee
  • Plans and Projects: Proposed New Projects
  • Questionnaires by Committee to Newspaper Editors
  • National Meeting (May 25-26, 1949): Suggestions
  • National Meeting (May 25-26, 1949): Program and Agenda
  • National Meeting (May 25-26, 1949): Discussion Groups /3 folders/
  • National Meeting (May 25-26, 1949): Community Organization and Finance
  • National Meeting - Speeches: Arthur J. Altmeyer
  • National Meeting - Speeches: Eugene Meyer
  • National Meeting - Speeches: Stephen T. Early
  • National Meeting - Speeches: Frederick H. Osborn
  • National Meeting: Invitation Lists
  • National Meeting: Invitation Letters
  • National Meeting: Total Attendance Lists
  • National Meeting: Acceptances - Organizations
  • National Meeting: Acceptances - Individuals
  • National Meeting: Rejections - Organizations
  • National Meeting: Rejections - Individuals
  • National Meeting: Invitations - No Response
  • National Meeting: Breakfast Meetings
  • National Meeting: Luncheons
  • National Meeting: Invitation and Attendance - Discussion Group /3 folders/
  • National Meeting: Reservations
  • National Meeting: Financial Arrangements
  • National Meeting: Transcript of Proceedings
  • National Meeting: Letters to Press re National Meeting
  • National Meeting: Report - National Conference on Community
  • National Meeting: Responsibility to Our Peacetime Servicemen and Women
  • Reports: Quarterly Report to the President 10-27-48 to 2-28-49
  • Reports: Quarterly Report to the President 3-1-49 to 6-30-49
  • Reports: Quarterly Report to the President 7-1-49 to 9-30-49
  • Reports: Quarterly Report to the President 10-1-49 to 12-31-49
  • Reports: Quarterly Report to the President 1-1-50 to 3-31-50
  • Reports: Quarterly Report to the President 4-1-50 to 6-30-50
  • Reports: Quarterly Report to the President 7-1-50 to 9-30-50
  • Reports: Quarterly Report to the President 12-1-50 to 12-31-50
  • Warm Facts (1950)
Box 2
  • Press Clippings re the Committee and Its Members
  • Mailing Lists
  • I & I & E Report - Correspondence
  • Report to the Secretary of Defense on Housing - Final Draft
  • Report to the Secretary of Defense on Housing - Comments on Final Draft
  • I & E Report: Comments on Old Drafts
  • I & E Report: Final Report
  • I & E Report: Comments on Final Report
  • Report to the President: The Welfare of Armed Forces Personnel in 1950
  • Report to the President: Community Responsibility to our Peacetime Servicemen and Women
  • Committee Meetings: Summary Minutes /20 folders/
  • Committee Meetings: Agendas 1948 and 1949
  • Committee Meetings: Agendas 1950
  • Committee Meetings: Agendas 1951
Box 3
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 1st Meeting, Dec. 3, 1948, Washington
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 2nd Meeting, Dec. 20-21, 1948, Washington
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 3rd Meeting, Feb. 3, 1949, Philadelphia
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 4th Meeting, Feb. 26, 1949, Washington
Box 4
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 5th Meeting, Mar. 14, 1949, Washington
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 6th Meeting, Mar. 30, 1949, New York City
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 7th Meeting, Apr. 29, 1949, Washington
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 8th Meeting, May 25, 1949, Washington
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 9th Meeting, June 23, 1949, Washington
Box 5
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 10th Meeting, Sept. 21-22, Washington
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 11th Meeting, Nov. 4, 1949, Washington
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 12th Meeting, Jan. 13, 1950, Washington
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 13th Meeting, Feb. 24, 1950, Washington
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 14th Meeting, May 12, 1950, New York City
Box 6
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 15th Meeting, June 22, 1950, Washington
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 16th Meeting, Aug. 14, 1950, New York City
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 17th Meeting, Sept. 14, 1950, Washington
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 18th Meeting, Oct. 26, 1950, Washington
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 19th Meeting, Dec. 11, 1950, New York City
  • Transcripts of Committee Meetings: 20th Meeting, Jan. 19, 1951, Washington
Box 7
  • Appropriations, General
  • Budget: Chronological History
  • Budget: Fiscal Year 1949
  • Budget: Fiscal Year 1949, Appropriations (Hearings, Reports, and Bills)
  • Budget: Fiscal Year 1950
  • Budget: Fiscal Year 1950, Appropriations (Hearings, Reports, and Bills)
  • Budget: Fiscal Year 1951 /3 folders/
Box 8
  • Budget: Fiscal Year 1951, Hearings
  • Budget: Fiscal Year 1952
  • Chaplaincy: Correspondence and General Data /3 folders/
  • Chaplaincy: Association of Executives of Ecclesiastical Endorsing Agencies for Federal Chaplaincies
  • Chaplaincy: Department of Defense
  • Chaplaincy: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Armed Forces Chaplains Board
  • Chaplaincy: The Department of the Army
Box 9
  • Chaplaincy: Department of the Navy
  • Chaplaincy: Department of the Air Force
  • Chaplaincy: General Commission on Chaplains
  • Chaplaincy: Questionnaire sent to Mr. Rymer 12-16-49
  • Chaplaincy: General Commission on Chaplains - Publications
  • Chaplaincy: Meetings on Chaplaincy
  • Chaplaincy: National Catholic Welfare Conference
Box 10
  • Chaplaincy: Publications (General)
  • Chaplaincy: Church Cooperation (Joint Religious Statements)
  • Chaplaincy: Suggested Outline for Chaplaincy Report /3 folders/
  • Chaplaincy: Chaplaincy Report - Comments
  • Chaplaincy: Chaplaincy Report (Final Report)
Box 11
  • Committees: President's Committee on Equality of Treatment and Opportunity in the Armed Forces /3 copies of Executive Order 9931/
  • Communications: Miscellaneous Correspondence with Individual Citizens
  • Communications: Correspondence with Committee Members - Mr. Weil's Appointments
  • Communications: Correspondence with Mr. Weil, Chairman, 1949-50
  • Communications: Correspondence with Mr. Weil, Chairman, 1951
  • Communications: Duplicate Memos to Committee Members, 1949-50
  • Communications: Duplicate Memos to Committee Members, 1951
Box 12
  • Communications: Correspondence with the Individual Committee Members, 1949-50
  • Communications: Correspondence with Staff Members & Field Representatives, 1949-50
  • Communications: Chronological Correspondence File, 1949
Box 13
  • Communications: Chronological Correspondence File, January-June 1950
  • Communications: Chronological Correspondence File, July-December 1950
  • Communications: Chronological Correspondence File, January-June 1951
Box 14
  • Community Organization: General
  • Community Organization: Instructions to Field Men
  • Community Organization: American Red Cross
  • Community Organization: American Social Hygiene Association
  • Community Organization: American Women's Voluntary Services
  • Community Organization: Associated Services for the Armed Services
  • Community Organization: National Social Welfare Assembly
  • Community Organization: United Services Organizations
  • Community Organization: Individual Communities, Alabama - Florida
Box 15
  • Community Organization: Individual Communities, Georgia-North Carolina
Box 16
  • Community Organization: Individual Communities, North Carolina (continued)-Rhode Island
Box 17
  • Community Organization: Individual Communities, South Carolina-Wisconsin
  • Data and Figures: General Data
  • Data and Figures: Military Data, Installations and Locations
  • Data and Figures: Military Data, Strength
  • Departments and Agencies: Office of the Sec. of Defense, Correspondence and General
  • Departments and Agencies: Office of the Sec. of Defense, Organization Charts
Box 18
  • Departments and Agencies: Office of the Sec. of Defense, Personnel Policy Board
  • Departments and Agencies: Office of the Sec. of Defense, Publications and Informational Materials
  • Departments and Agencies: Dept. of Defense, General
  • Departments and Agencies: Dept. of Defense, Armed Forces Disciplinary Control Board
  • Departments and Agencies: Dept. of Defense, Code of Military Justice
  • Departments and Agencies: Dept. of Defense, Inspector General's Office
  • Departments and Agencies: Dept. of Defense, Civilian Component (Reserve) Groups
  • Departments and Agencies: Dept. of Defense, Military Personnel Policy
  • Departments and Agencies: Dept. of Defense, Discrimination and Wearing of Uniform
  • Departments and Agencies: Dept. of Defense, Correspondence and General
  • Departments and Agencies: Dept. of Defense, Organization Charts
  • Departments and Agencies: Army, Publications and Informational Materials, Brochure Prepared for the Committee
  • Departments and Agencies: Army, Publications and Informational Materials, Army Advisory Committee Bulletins
  • Departments and Agencies: Army, Publications and Informational Materials, Armed Forces Talks, Folder #1
Box 19
  • Departments and Agencies: Army, Publications and Informational Materials, Armed Forces Talks, Folder #2
  • Departments and Agencies: Army, Publications and Informational Materials, Army Information Digest
  • Departments and Agencies: Army, Negro Utilization in the Postwar Army (Gillem Board Report)
  • Departments and Agencies: Army, Publications and Informational Materials, Information Bulletin
  • Departments and Agencies: Army, Publications and Informational Materials, Public Information Division, Women's Interest Section
  • Departments and Agencies: Army, Publications & Informational Materials, Recreation Publications
  • Departments and Agencies: Army, Publications and Informational Materials, Publications re I & E Program
  • Departments and Agencies: Army, Army Advisory Committee
  • Departments and Agencies: Army, Army General Classification Tests
Box 20
  • Departments and Agencies: Dept. of the Navy, General & Correspondence
  • Departments and Agencies: Dept. of the Navy, Organization Charts
  • Departments and Agencies: Navy, Publications & Informational Materials, Brochure Prepared for the Committee
  • Departments and Agencies: Navy, Publications & Informational Materials, General Publication re I & E
  • Departments and Agencies: Navy, Publications & Informational Materials, Integration of the Negro into the U.S. Navy
  • Departments and Agencies: Navy, Publications & Informational Materials, Navy Day
  • Departments and Agencies: Navy, Publications & Informational Materials, Personal Affairs of Naval Personnel
  • Departments and Agencies: Navy, Publications & Informational Materials, Publications
  • Departments and Agencies: Navy, Publications & Informational Materials, Recreation Publications
  • Departments and Agencies: Navy, Publications & Informational Materials, U.S. Naval Occupational Handbook
  • Departments and Agencies: U.S. Marine Corps, Correspondence & General
  • Departments and Agencies: Merchant Marine Naval Reserve Bulletin
  • Departments and Agencies: U.S. Marines, Publications and Informational Materials
  • Departments and Agencies: Bureau of the Budget
  • Departments and Agencies: F.S.A. - Public Health Service, Publications
  • Departments and Agencies: Department of Justice
  • Departments and Agencies: Veterans Administration
  • Health: Data on Health Conditions and Shortage of Doctors in the Armed Forces
  • Health: Medical Care - General
Box 21
  • Health: Medical Care and Hospital Care for Dependents of Military Personnel - Proposal by Travelers Insurance Co.
  • Health: Medical and Hospital Care for Dependents of Military Personnel, Military Policy and Regulations re
  • Health: Secretary of Defense's "Committee on Medical Care of Dependents of Military Personnel"
  • Health: Data re Medical Care of Dependents of Military Personnel
  • Health: Hawley (Hoover Commission) Report on Armed Forces Hospitalization
  • Housing: Correspondence and General
  • Housing: Staff Memos on Findings
  • Housing: Data and Statistics Furnished by the Army
  • Housing: Data and Statistics Furnished by the Navy
  • Housing: Data and Statistics Furnished by the Air Force
  • Housing: Data and Statistics Furnished by the Office of the Secretary of Defense
Box 22
  • Housing: Data and Statistics From Representatives at Meeting of Committee 3-14-49
  • Housing: Report by Armed Forces Disciplinary Control Board
  • Housing: General and Overall Data (Trailers, Lustron, etc.)
  • Housing: Situations at Particular Military Posts (Ft. Dix, Ft. Bliss Alaska, etc.)
  • Housing: What Servicemen Think About Housing - /Tar Report - What Soldiers Think About Housing/
  • Housing: Housing Report by the Committee
  • Housing: Wherry Bill
  • Housing: Dept. of Defense's Housing Commission
  • Information and Education Program: Correspondence and General
  • Information and Education Program: Suggestions re I & E Report
  • Information and Education Program: Outline and Basic Statement on I & E
  • Information and Education Program: Office of the Secretary of Defense, General Correspondence with Secretary Johnson
  • Information and Education Program: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Charter of the Armed Forces I & E Program
  • Information and Education Program: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Citizenship Training for Recruits
Box 23
  • Information and Education Program: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Col. Dorn's Statement of Policy and History
  • Information and Education Program: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Gen. Lanthan re I & E Program
  • Information and Education Program: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Munitions Board Report on I & E
  • Information and Education Program: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Schools - Letter Aug. 3, 1949 to WMS from J.B. Lindsay
  • Information and Education Program: Office of Secretary of Defense, Troop Attitude Research /Folder 1/
Box 24
  • Information and Education Program: Office of Secretary of Defense, Troop Attitude Research /Folder 2/
  • Information and Education Program: Army, Army Career Plan
  • Information and Education Program: Army, Troop Information Summary
  • Information and Education Program: Army, Major Gen. Schmidt's Report (on the Troop Information Program)
  • Information and Education Program: Army, Troop Information Program and Education Material
  • Information and Education Program: Army, Publications and Information Material
Box 25
  • Information and Education Program: Army, Troop I & E Data, Discussion Leaders
  • Information and Education Program: Army, Inspector General's Survey of Troop I & E Program
Box 26
  • Information and Education Program: Army, Comments Submitted by Chief Army-Air Force Troop I & E Division on Inspector General Survey
  • Information and Education Program: Army, Manual for Troop I & E Personnel Engaged in Army Education Program
  • Information and Education Program: Navy, Publications and Informational Materials
  • Information and Education Program: Marines, Publications and Informational Materials
Box 27
  • Information and Education Program: Meetings re I & E, General
  • Information and Education Program: Meetings - Personnel Policy Board, June 13, 1949
  • Information and Education Program: Meetings - Personnel Policy Board, June 18, 1949
  • Information and Education Program: Meetings - Col. McGiffert & F.L. Weil, Sept. 9, 1949
  • Information and Education Program: Meetings - American Council of Education, Sept. 16, 1949
  • Information and Education Program: Publicity re I & E, General
  • Information and Education Program: Publicity, Correspondence with Ben Fine
  • Information and Education Program: Publicity, re I & E, Newspaper Clippings
  • Information and Education Program: Visits to Installations by the Committee, General
  • Information and Education Program: Visits to Installations-Carlisle Barracks, Publications and Informational Materials
  • Information and Education Program: Visits to Installations-Carlisle Barracks, Troop Information Hour Discussion Leader
  • Information and Education Program: Visits to Installations-Carlisle Barracks, Special Conference #4 /re duties of I & E Personnel/
Box 28
  • Information and Education Program: Visits to Installations by the Committee, Ft. Dix, N.J.
  • Information and Education Program: Visits to Installations, Marine Corps Institute
  • Information and Education Program: Visits to Installations, Norfolk Naval Installations
  • Information and Education Program: Visits to Installations, Virginia /3 folders/
  • Information and Education Program: British I & E Program
Box 29
  • Information and Education Program: Publications and Informational Materials, Miscellaneous
  • Information and Education Program: Publications and Informational Materials, New York Adult Education Council
  • Information and Education Program: Publications and Informational Materials, Maps, Charts, and Diagrams
Box 30
  • Information and Education Program: U.S. Armed Forces Institute
Box 31
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: General
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Articles - Correspondence and General
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Articles - Correspondence re Article on Community Organization
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Articles, Men Who Used Friends (This Week Magazine)
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Articles by Dr. Daniel A. Poling
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Articles by Persons Outside the Committee
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Press - Correspondence with the Press
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Press - Correspondence re Press Releases
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Press - Proposed Press Releases
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - General
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - Procedure (Channels) and Policy
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - Public Relations Policy, Materials and Correspondence
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - Subcommittee Meeting on Public Relations /June 2, 1950
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - Movie Industry
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - Photographs
Box 32
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - Radio, Town Hall Meeting Material
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - Radio, Institute for Education by Radio
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - Radio, Material re Spot Announcements
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - Radio, Correspondence and General
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - Plans for Influencing Public Attitude Toward Servicemen
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - Plans by Charles Plotkin for Influencing Public Attitude
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Publicity - Correspondence by Edward Kirby (Public Relations Consultant)
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Speeches (by Frank L. Weil-2 folders)
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Speeches (by Other Committee Members)
Box 33
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Speeches (by Charles K. Brightbill, Executive Secretary)-/2 folders/
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Speeches (by Others Outside the Committee)
  • Information, Publications and Publicity: Speeches - Speech Material
  • Legislation and Congress: Congressional Inquiries and Correspondence
  • Legislation and Congress: Congressional Record
  • Legislation and Congress: re Housing /2 folders/
Box 34
  • Legislation and Congress: re Military Chaplains
  • Legislation and Congress: re Hospitalization of Dependents of Servicemen
  • Legislation and Congress: re Universal Military Training
  • Legislation and Congress: re Armed Services Welfare and Recreation
  • Legislation and Congress: Schools and Education
  • Legislation and Congress: Maybank Bill /S349,82 Congress/
  • Organizations and Associations: American Municipal Association
  • Organizations and Associations: American Red Cross, Correspondence and General
  • Organizations and Associations: American Red Cross, Publications
  • Organizations and Associations: American Social Hygiene Association, Correspondence and General
  • Organizations and Associations: American Social Hygiene Association, Financial Statements, Operation, etc.
  • Organizations and Associations: American Social Hygiene Association, Report of National Defense Activities July 1, 1948-March 31, 1949
Box 35
  • Organizations and Associations: American Social Hygiene Association, Publications
  • Organizations and Associations: American Women's Voluntary Services
  • Organizations and Associations: Community Chests and Councils
  • Organizations and Associations: Jewish Organizations, General
  • Organizations and Associations: National Jewish Welfare Board
  • Organizations and Associations: National Conference of Social Work
  • Organizations and Associations: National Social Welfare Assembly
  • Organizations and Associations: Travelers Aid Association
  • Organizations and Associations: United Service Organizations, Correspondence and General
  • Organizations and Associations: United Service Organizations, Operations
Box 36
  • Organizations and Associations: United Service Organizations, Handbook for USO Councils
  • Organizations and Associations: United Service Organizations, Lists of USO Operations
  • Organizations and Associations: United Service Organizations, Publications and Newspaper Clippings re USO
  • Organizations and Associations: United States Brewers Foundation
  • Organizations and Associations: Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Press Clippings: Correspondence re Press Clippings
  • Press Clippings: Luce Clipping Service - Correspondence, Contract & Bills
  • Press Clippings: re Committee Press Releases
  • Press Clippings: re Committee Reports
  • Press Clippings: Bill Mauldin On the Home Front Articles
  • Press Clippings: re Servicemen, NKE Collections
  • Press Releases: Released by the Committee /2 folders/
  • Press Releases: Drafted by Committee, Released by 2nd Annual California Recreation Conference /2 folders/
  • Press Releases: Drafted by the Committee, Released by the White House /2 folders/
Box 37
  • Press Releases: Statements by the President /9 folders/
  • Press Releases: By Others Outside the Committee /4 folders/
  • Publications: Drafts of Proposed Pamphlet for Servicemen (by the Committee), "Warm Facts"
  • Reports: Civilian Committee on Welfare and Recreation
  • Reports: Research and Policy Committee of the Committee for Economic Development
  • Reports: Compton Report (on Universal Military Training)
  • Reports: Secretary of War's Board on Officer-Enlisted Men Relationships
  • Reports: Gillem Board Report (on Utilization of Negro Manpower in the Postwar Army)
  • Reports: Gray Board Report (on Reserve Forces for National Security)
  • Reports: Hook Commission Report (on Increased Pay for the Armed Forces)
  • Reports: Hoover Commission Report
  • Social Hygiene: Mr. Frank L. Weil
Box 38
  • Social Protection: Correspondence
  • Social Protection: General Reports and Data on Prostitution and VD
  • Social Protection: VD Control, Interdepartmental Committee on
  • Social Protection: VD Control in the Army and the Air Force
  • Social Protection: Army VD Educational Posters
  • Social Protection: VD Control in the Navy and Marine Corps
  • Special Services: General
  • Special Services: Materials and Correspondence from Dept. of Defense Office of Secretary of Defense
Box 39
  • Special Services: Materials and Correspondence from the Dept. of the Army
  • Special Services: Materials and Correspondence from the Dept. of the Navy
  • Special Services: Materials and Correspondence from the Dept. of the Air Force
  • Special Services: Materials and Correspondence from the U.S. Marine Corps
  • Special Services: Reports of Field Visits
  • Special Services: Instructional Material, AG School, Ft. Lee, Va.
Box 40
  • Special Services: Instructional Material, Special Services School, Fort Monmouth, N.J.
  • Special Services: Correspondence and Distribution
  • Special Services: Special Services Report
  • Surveys by the Committee: Pacific Installations (Daniel Poling, April 3-May 8, 1949)
  • Surveys by the Committee: European Installations (Mark McCloskey, June 1-July3, 1949)
  • Surveys by the Committee: McCloskey Report, re
Box 41
  • Surveys by the Committee: Staff Field Trip, USAFI, Madison, Wis. August 22-24, 1949
  • Surveys by the Committee: Staff Field Trip, Mountain Home Air Base, Idaho, September 1, 1949
  • Universal Military Training: Compton Committee
  • Universal Military Training: Ft. Knox Experiment
  • Welfare: Family Welfare Problems in the Armed Forces
  • Welfare: Military Aid Societies
  • White House and the President: Correspondence and General
  • Duplicates: Brochure on USAF Guidance Program
  • Duplicates: Summary of Findings - TAR Reports
Box 42
  • Clippings
Box 43
  • Clippings

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