American Legion of Georgia scrapbooks

American Legion of Georgia scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Title: American Legion of Georgia scrapbooks
Dates: 1940-1942
Quantity: 3.6 Linear feet (8 volumes in 3 oversized boxes)
Coll. Number: ms67

Biographical/Historical Note

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veterans' organization, devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a not-for-profit community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members, men and women, in nearly 15,000 American Legion posts worldwide.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of clippings, programs, etc., pertaining to the activities of the American Legion, Department of Georgia.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

American Legion. Auxillary. Dept. of Georgia. -- History
Clippings (information artifacts)
Programs (documents)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

American Legion of Georgia scrapbooks, ms67, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS Box
1Scrapbooks 1-3
OS Box
2Scrapbooks 4-6
OS Box
3Scrapbooks 7-8