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American Legion of Georgia scrapbooks

American Legion of Georgia scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Title: American Legion of Georgia scrapbooks
Inclusive Dates: 1940-1942
Language(s): English
Extent: 3.6 Linear Feet (8 volumes in 3 oversized boxes)
Collection Number: ms67
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veterans' organization, devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a not-for-profit community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members, men and women, in nearly 15,000 American Legion posts worldwide.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of clippings, programs, etc., pertaining to the activities of the American Legion, Department of Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

American Legion of Georgia scrapbooks, ms67, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Donated by Charles Cardle.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American Legion. Auxillary. Dept. of Georgia -- History
Clippings (information artifacts)
Programs (documents)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Scrapbooks 1-3
2Scrapbooks 4-6
3Scrapbooks 7-8