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RG 156 - Office of Chief of Ordnance, General Records - Anniston Ordnance Depot


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General Records, 1944-1946 National Archives Identifier 6883881
This series consists of organization charts, position descriptions, historical reports, orders, bulletins, and memoranda from the Anniston Ordnance Depot in Anniston, Alabama. There are several office divisions that are described in the records: the medical department, the surveillance division, the inspection division, the box crating dunnage branch, the heavy equipment branch, the blacksmith branch, the labor and equipment pool, the fund control and fiscal branch, the time and payroll branch, the storage division, the receiving station, the shipping station, the safety and security branch, the motor pool branch, the repairs and utilities division, the plumbers and steamfitters branch, the carpenters and painters branch, the electrical branch, the janitors branch, the stock control branch, the combat vehicle branch, the paint shop branch, the artillery branch, the shop supply branch, the returned material branch, the administrative branch, the employment section, the employee relations section, the training section, the wage and salary section, the historical branch, military personnel branch, control division, statistics and progress branch, signal division, stock the control division, the major items branch, the inventory control branch, the incoming property branch, the stock accounting branch, the outgoing property branch, the commercial traffic branch, the transportation division, the internal rail branch, the operations office, the commanding officer's office, the communication and records branch, the depot property branch, and the maintenance division.

        Box 1: Medical Department – Organization Charts (General Admin Files, 1944-1946)

        Organization Charts of Branches

        -Information on Medical Department

        -Examples of Branches: Surveillance Division, Automotive Branch, Blacksmith Branch, Railroad Equipment Branch, Shipping

        Box 2: Memorandums – Historical Reports (1944-1946)

        List of Historians

        -Female workers listed; Example of “Miss Dessie M. Heathcock” is a historian of the administrative branch

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