New York City regional office administration and correspondence files, 1942-1945.


New York City regional office administration and correspondence files, 1942-1945.

This series contains correspondence, pamphlets, and other materials documenting the activities which promoted physical fitness in one region supervised by the Office of Physical Fitness (OPF). The records of New York City Regional Supervisor Boris Von Arnold and Ethel T. Kohlberg, Principal Supervisor, Women's Industrial Program, constitute the bulk of this series.

1.6 cu. ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 8265760

Related Entities

There are 4 Entities related to this resource.

New York State War Council. Office of Physical Fitness (corporateBody)

When the United States first began inducting young men into the armed forces during World War II, almost thirty percent were rejected as physically unfit. To help alleviate this, the New York State War Council formed the Office of Physical Fitness, which, in conjunction with the State Education Department's Division of Health and Physical Education, developed, coordinated, and assisted the State Physical Fitness Program. Initially the office worked to promote and assist physical edu...

Bristol-Myers company (corporateBody)

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (corporateBody)

On June 26, 1929, the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company merged with the Wright Aeronautical Corporation to form the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. After this merger, the former Wright organization took over all of the engine and propeller manufacturing, while Curtiss concentrated on airplanes. This merger was completed by organizing two major divisions under their original names, but under the direction of a corporate headquarters located in New York City. However, the election of fo...

Grumman Aerospace Corporation (corporateBody)