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Joint Committee of the NEA and American Legion, 1921-1971

Identifier: Series 12

Scope and Contents note

Series contains materials created within the Joint Committee of the NEA and American Legion. The files include reports, publications and materials related to American Education Week.


  • Creation: 1921-1971


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. Some files are restricted. Those files flagged as restricted are subject to review by Special Collections staff before being made available for research. As researchers request materials, a review of the documents will take place. Staff will remove any documents with social security numbers, employee numbers or other sensitive identifying information. Any document found including this information is closed for 90 years from date of creation, or until verifiable proof of a person’s death is given. After these documents are removed the folder will be available for research. In some cases, items may be photocopied and redacted. The redacted copy will then be placed in the publicly available folder. All other materials in a folder will be freely available for immediate use and will be marked as having been reviewed by Special Collections staff. After folders have been reviewed using these procedures and the confidential materials have been removed, the restriction shall be lifted.

Biographical/Historical note

The Joint Committee of the NEA and the American Legion was established in 1921. The Committee was established to continue cooperative efforts to improve education for Americans. The committee deals with items of mutual concern, but does not have any power to take action on policy.

The committee met twice a year, and the chairmanship was shared with two Co-Chairmen, with one from each organization.


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Arrangement note

Arranged alphabetically by title, and chronologically within the same title.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

George Washington University Gelman Library
2130 H Street NW
Washington DC 20052 United States of America