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United War Work Campaign: records

 Record Group
Identifier: A03.36

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Scope and Content

Correspondence, bulletins, and pamphlets of the United War Work Campaign. The United War Work Campaign was created during the latter stages of World War I and was composed of seven different organizations, among those being the Salvation Army, YMCA and the American Library Association. The goal of the group was to raise 175,500,000 for the American soldiers fighting in Europe so as to cater to any and all of their needs. The majority of the correspondence is directed to President Sills. President Sills was a coordinator for the Maine schools student division that was participating in raising the funds for the Campaign in order to help reach the New England quota of 14.9 million dollars. Also included are bulletins and pamphlets for the United War Work Campaign.


  • Creation: 1918-1919


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No restrictions.


0.25 Linear Feet

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Arranged geographically.

Guide to the United War Work Campaign Records
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Repository Details

Part of the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011 Repository

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Brunswick Maine 04011 USA
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