Women’s Committee of the Council of National Defense, 1917-1922

Call number:  MG-208

1 box     25 folders     .5 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 5

Decsription:  These documents are the collection of Elizabeth Irwin Herr (Mrs. Albert M. Herr). She was known as one of Lancaster’s leading club women. The secretarial records reflect Mrs. Herr’s activities in one of many civic organizations. References are made to war relief, the Red Cross, the YWCA, and Liberty Loans. Collection includes minutes, publications of the committee and the Pa. Division of the Council of National Defense, and correspondence.

Creator:  Herr, Elizabeth Irwin.

Conditions for Access:  No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Source unknown.

Folder 1 Minutes of the Lancaster County Committee of Woman’s Committee, Council of National Defence, 1917, 1918.
Folder 2 Publications of the PA Division of Council of National Defence, 1918.
Folder 3 Publications of Women’s Committee, Council of National Defence, Washington D. C. 1918 – 1920.
Folder 4 Letters and Publications from Elizabeth Martin, 1917 – 1919.
Folder 5 Mrs. John Nauman Correspondence of Women’s Division, Council of National Defence of Lancaster , Jan. – Feb., 1918.
Folder 6 Mrs. John Nauman Correspondence, March – May, 1918.
Folder 7 Mrs. John Nauman Correspondence, October, 1918.
Folder 8 Mrs. John Nauman Correspondence, November, 1918.

Folder 9 Mrs. John Nauman Correspondence, Dec., 1918, Jan., 1919.
Folder 10 Correspondence of Mrs. John Malone, 1918, 1919.
Folder 11 Minutes of the Lancaster County Branch of Emergency Aid, 1918, 1919.
Folder 12 Food Economy Committee, Bulletins & Reports, 1917-1918.
Folder 13 Committee of Public Safety, PA. Council of National Defense, 1917-1919.
Folder 14 U.S. & PA. Food Administration, Newsletters & Bulletins, 1918-1919.
Folder 15 Reports & Correspondence of the Emergency Aid Committee, 1918-1920.
Folder 16 French War Relief Committee, 1918-1919.
Folder 17 Italian Relief Committee, 1918-1919.

Folder 18 British and Polish Relief Committees, 1918.
Folder 19 Belgian Relief Committee, 1918-1919.
Folder 20 Liberty Loan Committee, 1918-1919.
Folder 21 Reconstruction Aides in Occupational Therapy, 1918-1920.
Folder 22 War Work Bulletin of the YWCA, 1918.
Folder 23 Correspondence, re Dept. of Public Welfare, County Welfare Organization, 1919-1922.
Folder 24 Booklets: One is “The Menace of a Premature Peace” by William H. Taft, 1916-1917.
Folder 25 Newspaper Clippings, 1917-1919.