Manuscripts Collections
Louisiana Division
New Orleans Public Library

Selective Service, Louisiana State Headquarters (Jackson Barracks)
Records, 1940-1972

PRELIMINARY INVENTORY

    Box 1

  • Communications and other records (mimeographed)
    • Administrative circulars (2 sets), ca. 1952-1969 [3 folders] and ca. 1952-1971 [2 folders]
    • Civilian Personnel Bulletins (3 sets), Set 1 (#1-33), Set 2 (#1-46), Set 3 (#1-33 plus additional documents, including Field Division Instructional Bulleting [2 folders]
    • Headquarters memoranda, 1940-1941; 1952-1968 [2 folders]
    • News clippings, 1969-1970 [3 folders]
    • Personnel book for area offices, local board members, and registrars, 1974/1975 [2 folders]
  • Conference proceedings
    • Proceedings of Selective Service conference, 4th Army Area, U.S. Naval Air Station, Algiers, February 11-25, 1950
    • Proceedings of Selective Service conference, 4th Army Area, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, February 7-21, 1948

    Box 2

  • Plans of operations
    • Continuity of operations plan, Louisiana Selective Service system, 1972
    • Plan for the reorganization of the Selective Service, 1971 (photocopy)
  • Published reports
    • Report of the Provost Marshal General to the Secretary of War on the first draft under the Selective Service Act, 1917. Washington, D.C., 1918.
    • Final report of the Provost Marshal General to the Secretary of War on operations of the Selective Service System to July 15, 1919. Washington, D.C., 1920.
[Also included is a bound volume containing copies, stamped CONFIDENTIAL, of the Selective Service bill, general rules & regulations, and registration regulations. This and the two previous titles are indicated as having been bound by the WPA binding project in 1937].

ca. 2 cu. ft., received from Jackson Barracks, October, 1989


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