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Primary Source Documents-Civilian Defense Bulletins

Office of Civilian Defense Bulletins

The Los Angeles County War Council circulated these bulletins during the Second World War.  A typical bulletin may have been read as an announcement on the radio or published in a newspaper or magazine in order to publicize government policies or enlist the help of average citizens in the war effort.

Bulletins, used by the Office of Civil Defense to communicate war-time policies to residents of the Los Angeles area.


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Citation: Record Group 171, Records of the Office of Civil Defense. Southern Sector Office, Pasadena, CA. Los Angeles County War Council Bulletins, 1942-1943. Box 50. Held by the National Archives & Records Administration -- Pacific Region (Riverside).