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Record Group 47 - Records of the Social Security Administration


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The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers national contributory social insurance programs including the Old-Age Survivors and Disability Insurance Program. Selected series in this record group pertain to the participation of African Americans in social security programs.

Clusters: Health and Human Services

Textual Records

Alphabetical Files [Office of the Executive Director], 1935–1940

National Archives Identifier: 1548719
Some or all of the records may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Selected Categories

General Records [Office of the Commissioner], 1946–1947

National Archives Identifier: 7403296

State Files [Office of the Chairman], 1935–1940

National Archives Identifier: 1544884
Some or all of the records may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Selected Categories
  • 060.5 - Social Security Board Publicity to Negroes
  • 214 - Hiring of Negroes
  • 222.2 - Personnel-Race and Nationality Qualifications
  • 600.113 - Public Assistance Problems for Negroes
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