Guide to Federal Records

Records of the Retraining and Reemployment Administration


(Record Group 244)
1944-47
84 cu. ft.

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  • 244.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
  • 244.2 RECORDS OF THE RETRAINING AND REEMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION 1944-47 107 lin. ft.

244.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

Established: In the Office of War Mobilization by EO 9427, February 24, 1944.

Transfers: To Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion by War Mobilization and Reconversion Act (58 Stat. 788), October 3, 1944; to Department of Labor by EO 9617, September 19, 1945. Functions: Provided general supervision and direction of all non- Veterans Administration executive branch activities relating to retraining, reemployment, vocational education, and vocational rehabilitation of persons discharged or released from the armed forces or other war work.

Abolished: June 30, 1947, by operation of the War Mobilization and Reconversion Act.

Finding Aids: Thayer M. Boardman, comp., Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Retraining and Reemployment Administration, PI 28 (1951).

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Retraining and Reemployment Administration in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government. Records of the Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion, RG 250.

Subject Access Terms: World War II agency.

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244.2 RECORDS OF THE RETRAINING AND REEMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION
1944-47
107 lin. ft.

Textual Records: General correspondence, 1944-47. Transcripts of meetings of the Policy Board and of the Advisory Council, 1944- 45. Reading file, 1944-47. Publications of veterans assistance organizations, 1945-47. Index to local veterans' information and service centers, 1945-47.


Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.

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