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[Record Group 8]

8.1 Annual Reports
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Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
8.2 Files
1937-1938
13 cu.ft.,
Contains budget schedules 1944-1956; challenge affidavits and analyses of complaints 1942-1951; correspondence with Committee of Fifteen 1948-1954, Committee of Seventy 1937-1940, and other City agencies; nominating petitions 1940; proposed registration cancellations ("purges") 1956-1957; papers of Register and Vote Committee 1957, registrars 1959, traveling registrars 1956, 1960; transcripts of hearings concerning registration irregularities and improper use of registration cards 1938-1956; street list audits 1950, 1954.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
8.3 Voter Residence Check Lists
1964
1 cu.ft.,
Computer tabulation sheets titled "Residence Check, Proposed Cancellations, Notices Sent Under Section 32 and 33 Expires August 20, 1964" for the 33rd, 38th, 43rd, 48th, 50th, 52nd, 56th, 57th, and 58th wards. Information includes ward number, division number, name of voter, address and party registration .
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
8.4 Street Lists
Spring 1928, wards 1-19; Fall 1928, wards 20-48; Fall 1929, wards 1-34; Fall 1934, wards 1-50; Spring-Fall 1948; Fall 1949-Spring 1963; Fall 1963, wards 1-21, 31-60; Spring 1964-Fall 1971.
294 volumes,
Entries arranged by ward, division and street, list street numbers, names of registered voters at each, party affiliation; 1928-1929 lists do not include party affiliation.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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