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Cover page of annual report, "USO Camp Shows, Inc. (Stage, Radio and Screen) Report on Year of 1944 (January 1, 1944 to December 31, 1944"

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Title
Cover page of annual report, "USO Camp Shows, Inc. (Stage, Radio and Screen) Report on Year of 1944 (January 1, 1944 to December 31, 1944"
Names
United Service Organizations (U.S.) (Author)
Collection

Camp Shows Publicity Records,

Series II: Reports and Office Files 1940-1949

Annual Report (1944)

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1944
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Mss 1991-007
Shelf locator: Box 2 Folder 3
Topics
United Service Organizations (U.S.)
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- War work
Notes
Content: The USO (United Service Organizations, Inc.) was formed in1941, its purpose being "to aid in the war and defense program of the United States and its Allies by serving thereligious, spiritual, welfare, and educational needs of the men and women in the armed forces and the war and defense industries..., and in general, to contribute to the maintenance of morale in American communities and elsewhere." (USO Constitution and By-Laws) During its initial years of operation (1941-1947) the Camp Shows brought entertainment to United States and Allied service men overseas, at home, in hospitals, and in occupied territories. Theater productions as well as entertainmentfeaturing Hollywood personalities and novelty performers entertained servicemen all over the world.
Ownership: THE
Content: The USO Camp Show Publicity Records consist of reports, clippings, posters and photographs for the years 1941 through 1955.
Ownership: Unknown Gift 10 lin. ft.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11524069
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW92-A3
Photo Order: 55599
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1706de0-84b2-0133-40ed-00505686d14e
Copyright Notice
© United Service Organizations
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1944: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Cover page of annual report, "USO Camp Shows, Inc. (Stage, Radio and Screen) Report on Year of 1944 (January 1, 1944 to December 31, 1944"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1944. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/08dea7f0-84b7-0133-69f7-00505686d14e

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Cover page of annual report, "USO Camp Shows, Inc. (Stage, Radio and Screen) Report on Year of 1944 (January 1, 1944 to December 31, 1944"" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 6, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/08dea7f0-84b7-0133-69f7-00505686d14e

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1944). Cover page of annual report, "USO Camp Shows, Inc. (Stage, Radio and Screen) Report on Year of 1944 (January 1, 1944 to December 31, 1944" Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/08dea7f0-84b7-0133-69f7-00505686d14e

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Cover page of annual report, "USO Camp Shows, Inc. (Stage, Radio and Screen) Report on Year of 1944 (January 1, 1944 to December 31, 1944"