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Dates: Created: 1966-FY89
Scope and Contents These published reports are designed to inform the Governor of the activities of the Department of Veterans Service in compliance with Section 78-411 of the Georgia Code. Though the contents vary somewhat from year to year, a representative issue might contain the following subjects: veterans service board; financial report; monetary benefits and definitions of same; statistical report and definition of same; information program; director's activities; state approving agency; service officers'...
Dates: Created: 1933-1987
Scope and Contents These executive orders are very similar to memorandums from the Director. They are addressed to various audiences ranging from all Department personnel to specific individuals, and deal with policy and procedure changes, veterans' legislation amendments and appointments to Departmental posts. A second category includes normal Departmental personnel matters which are very similar if not identical to those of other State departments. These executive orders are very similar to the Field Letters in...
Dates: Created: 1946-1948
Scope and Contents These field letters are similar to memorandums from the Director. They are addressed to various audiences ranging from all Department personnel to all field office managers, and deal with policy and procedure changes, veterans' legislation amendments and current events which could affect the normal operation of the Department. A second category includes normal Departmental personnel matters which are very similar if not identical to those of other State departments. The field letters dealing...
Dates: Created: 1953-1987
Scope and Contents This series consists of the final weekly statistical report form (VSO-19A) for each field office for each year. This form was revised several times in the course of the period the Department has been in operation, but in summary the forms were divided into four chief parts. The first dealt with new contacts and communications with veterans and the public in general. Part two dealt with the several types of claims and appeals work engaged in by the Department. Part three was entitled Personal...
Dates: Created: 1957-1986
Scope and Contents This manual was designed primarily to serve as a guide and reference work to the managers who represented the Department in the field offices of Georgia. It dealt wholly with policy, procedure and State and Federal legislation, but was not to be considered the ultimate reference work on these subjects. The purpose of this manual was to aid the field offices in rendering advice to veterans as to their benefits, in giving information on processing claims, and in furnishing valuable information...
Dates: Created: 1952
Scope and Contents This series contains various records pertaining to the Medal of Honor Grove sponsored by the Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge, Pennsylvania and Georgia's participation in this project. Among the records are: (1) photographs of museums and other sites in the grove area, (2) pamphlets and brochures describing the grove and the nationwide project, (3) programs from the dedication ceremonies for the Georgia and various other state areas in the grove, (4) a map of the grove indicating the state...
Dates: Created: 1961-1974
Scope and Contents These publications are designed to disseminate information from the Director's Office in Atlanta to the Department personnel all over Georgia and as such are closely related to the several other Department publications (Series 8-10). These memorandums differ in that the information in them is of a intradepartmental administrative nature only. Included are announcements of vacations, hints on statistical reports and other forms control matters, budget announcements and legislative lobbying...
Dates: Created: 1949-1964
Scope and Contents This monthly departmental news bulletin has changed considerably over the years. The earlier issues of which the Archives has only occasional numÃ‚Âbers, contained articles of interest to the office personnel as well as to veterans. Included were personal announcements such as marriages, illnesses and deaths as well as articles taken from newspapers which pertained to veterans's affairs. By the 1970's the format had changed radically. Articles of interest to veterans were copied from...
Dates: Created: 1955-1987
Scope and Contents This series consists of the brochures issued to participants in the Service Officers' School co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Service every spring. Various national government, patriotic and fraternal organi- zations unite with the Department in sponsoring the school. Each issue contains the daily agenda for the school including lists of speakers and panel members and the subject and questions to be discussed by them.
Dates: Created: 1961-1987
Scope and Contents These bulletins compiled by the Public Information Section bear a close resemblance to both the Executive Orders, Series 8, and Field Letters, Series 9. The main difference in the bulletins is in the format. Whereas the other two records address themselves to a particular audience and cite the person from whom they emanate, the bulletins merely list the subject dealt with and the source from which the information is derived. The chief reason for having the bulletins is apparently to provide a...
Dates: Created: 1954-1987
Scope and Contents The Department of Veterans Service maintains a very active public relations program, an important part of which is the preparation of official news releases for distribution to the news media throughout the State. These news releases are usually one mimeographed page in length and most are dated and marked for immediate release. A dateline is indicated with the date left blank, apparently so the individual newspapers might amend it to fit their schedules. A title is also included for each news...
Dates: Created: 1950-1987
Scope and Contents This series consists of bound scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings dealing exclusively with news and information concerning veterans. The clippings are generally duplicated since they were obtained from the major newspapers of the various counties across the State. The clippings document the work of the Department of Veterans Service and elected officials in protecting and upgrading the benefits of our veterans. Unfortunately, as is the nature of newsprint and cellophane tape, many of the...
Dates: Created: 1953-1979
Dates: Created: 1947-1978
Veterans' Services - Public Information Section - Radio Programs for Veterans Service Administration
Scope and Contents This collection consists of reel to reel audio tapes. Please contact the Georgia Archives two (2) weeks in advance to discuss viewing options.
Dates: Created: 1950-1965
Scope and Contents This series consists of minutes of the State Board of Veterans' Service beginning with the initial organizational meeting held in Governor Ellis Arnall's office in 1945. Subjects include veterans' pensions; the State Veterans' Home; conditions in veterans' hospitals; publicity for veterans' programs; coordination of federal and state programs; legislation concerning veterans; activities of the department director; veterans' conferences, conventions and training sessions; and activities of...
Dates: Created: 1945-2006
- Creators: Veterans Services' X