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World War II, Civil Defense and Veterans


Military service records for World War II and subsequent 20th-century conflicts are held by the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA) and the National Archives. Consult the links at the bottom of this page for further contact information.

The State Archives' holdings relating to World War II and later military activities include administrative records of various state and local agencies.


See also: Department of Institutions & Agencies (Human Services) - Medical and Veterans Hospitals
County Military Records and Veterans' Grave Registrations
Records relating to Peddlers


Series:
West Windsor Twp. (Mercer County)
Defense Council
Correspondence and Records, 1941-1945
Control #:
MWFDE001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 folder)

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
World War II Label and Insignia Album, ca. 1941-1945
Control #:
SDEA0008
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 vol.)
Restrictions:
Special permission must be given to use this album

Series:
Department of Defense
Division of Civil Defense
Publications, ca. 1956-1962
Control #:
SDECI001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 pamphlet)

Series:
Office of the Civilian Defense Director
Visitor Register, 1942-1945
Control #:
SZCIX001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
New Jersey Defense Council
Records of Dr. Robert P. Fischelis, Member of the Health, Welfare, and Recreation Committee, 1940-1944
Control #:
SZDEF001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Various
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
New Jersey Defense Council
Records of Hamilton Cottier, Princeton Borough Borough-Township Defense Council, 1942
Control #:
SZDEF002
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
By subject
Finding Aid:
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Series:
State Military Board
Minutes, 1901-1947
Control #:
SZMIL001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (3 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Volume 1 is missing.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
New Jersey Salvage Committee
Records, 1942-1944
Control #:
SZSAL001
Format:
3.5 c.f. (6 boxes)
Arrangement:
By record type, then chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
State House Commission
Veterans Emergency Housing Project Sales Records, 1953-1962
Control #:
SZSTH005
Format:
4 c.f. (4 boxes)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Joint Legislative Commission to Study the Subject of Benefits for Veterans of the Present Wars
Transcripts of Meetings and Hearings, and Rutgers University Report, 1943
Control #:
SZVET001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
[World War II].
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Governor's War Cabinet
Minutes, 1942-1944
Control #:
SZWAA001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Created by legislation during World War II; spans administrations of Governors Edison and Edge [3 March 1942 - 3 May 1944].
Finding Aid:
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Series:
War Records Commission
Correspondence, Reports and Published Materials relating to Civilian Defense during World War II, ca. 1941-1951
Control #:
SZWAC001
Format:
5.5 c.f. (6 boxes)
Notes:
The Commission was sponsored by the New Jersey State Library and the Office of the Civilian Defense Director.
Finding Aid:
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~ The collections listed on this page represent 16.5 c.f. of paper records and 1 reel of microfilm ~



To contact the New Jersey State Archives about research, reference services, records transfers or donations, please email us at njarchives@sos.state.nj.us


For additional and/or more recent records relating to this topic, contact:


New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, 101 Eggert Crossing Road, PO Box 340, Trenton, NJ 08625-0340, tel. 609-530-6823, website: www.state.nj.military

National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001, tel. 866-272-6272, website: www.archives.gov


This page last updated 02/26/2007