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Civil Defense Council

[Record Group 60-101-2]

60-101-2.1 Annual Reports
1952-1969
17 volumes, no index
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
60-101-2.2 Matching Fund Application Files
1965-1971
2 cu.ft., no index
Includes files pertaining to claims for matching funds from the Federal Government for construction of Emergency Operating Centers, located at City Hall, Tilden Junior High School, and Germantown Town Hall, 1965-1970, which contain correspondence with the State Council of Civil Defense of Pennsylvania, federal officials, contractors, and officials of the Board of Education; copies of agreements with contractors, surety bonds; specifications which include a description of work and estimated costs; blueprints, photographs of completed work, progress reports, cost breakdowns, organization charts and lists of Civil Defense employees, and various forms filed with City Departments, such as Finance, Procurement, and Public Property, and with Federal Departments,. such as the Labor Department and the Department of the Army, which include the contractor's name and address, description of the project and its cost, purchase order number, account code, date project started and completion date; the schedules of minimum wages, as determined by the U.S. Department of Labor, paid to building construction workers, which list occupational titles, hourly rates of payment, health and welfare payments, pension payments, amount of vacation, amount paid for apprentices and journeymen; amount of federal contribution to project, estimated unit prices, degree of compliance with the Department of Labor regulations. There also are included files pertaining to claims for matching funds for equipment, supplies and services purchased which include Philadelphia and United States Government forms which describe item purchased, quantity, unit cost, total cost, and provide vendor's name and address, purpose for which item to be used, and purchase order number and account code; and which also contain brochures and publications concerning equipment purchased, and correspondence with the State Council of Civil Defense in which the City's requests for matching funds are either accepted or rejected.
For similar records, 1973-1977, see Office of Emergency Preparedness, Matching Fund Application Files.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
60-101-2.3 Reports
1954, 1958
3 volumes, no index
Includes: Operation Scram, November 23, 1954 . . . a report (1954); Reorganization of the Philadelphia Civil Defense Council (1958); Philadelphia Hospital Disaster Plan Manual (1958)
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
60-101-2.4 Mass Care Plans
1953
1 volume, 5 cu.ft., no index
Includes Mass Care Center Manual, lists of Centers, plan of organization and operation of Emergency Welfare Services, reports concerning training at the Centers, staff lists, memos.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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