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Relocation of National War Labor Records (RG 202)

Starting on August 23rd, 2019, staff at the National Archives at College Park are moving approximately 8 cubic feet of National War Labor Records to National Archives at Chicago.  Similar records are already located in the Chicago area. The relocation will facilitate more efficient archival research and public access to these records.

Records to be relocated are:

Title National Archives Identifier Cubic Feet

Historical and Policy Documentation Files, 1943 - 1945

1112261 5.040

Records Relating to Newspaper Guild Cases, 1943 - 1945

1112262 0.504

Index to Voluntary Wage and Salary Adjustment Case Files, 1943 - 1945

1112263 2.352

Estimated Closure Date at the National Archives at College Park: August 23rd, 2019

Estimated Date Available to Researchers at the National Archives at Chicago: August 28th, 2019

Please keep in mind that the dates listed above are an estimate. If there is a significant change to this schedule we will post it in the consultation areas at the National Archives at College Park and the National Archives at Chicago.

You can check the status of the records by contacting the National Archives at Chicago in one of the following ways:



Send a letter to:

National Archives at Chicago (RM-CH)

7358 South Pulaski Road

Chicago, IL 60629-5898


Please contact the National Archives at Chicago at least two business days in advance.