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Voluntary Action Center Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SW 33

Scope and Content

The records relate to the Volunteer Bureau before it was reorganized as the Voluntary Action Center. Materials include correspondence, minutes, reports, scrapbooks and a 1950 film title "Volunteer Service in the City." The correspondence reflects the shift from activities centered about World War II to coordination of post war transportation and social service volunteer activities. Other records document community planning, a "Holiday Bureau," and administrative issues.

Dates

  • 1945-1974

Language of Materials

English

Use of Materials

Open for use in Social Welfare History Archives reading room.

Copyright

Please contact the Archivist for copyright information.

Historical Note

Voluntary Action Center and its predecessor, the Volunteer Bureau, Inc., served as a clearing house to place volunteers in St. Paul health and welfare agencies and to provide transportation, visits and services.

Extent

7 linear inches

Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, scrapbooks and a film.

Other Finding Aid

Unpublished inventory available. Please contact Archives for more information.

Title
Voluntary Action Center Records
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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612-624-6394