Lebanon U.S.O. (USO) (United Service Organizations) Club collection

Part of: Lebanon County Military Collection > LCMC World War II > Lebanon U.S.O. (USO) (United Service Organizations) Club collection
Lebanon County Historical Society
924 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA, 17042
1942 – 1946 Inclusive date(s)
1941 – 1946 Normal date(s)
Extent Units
linear feet
Administrative/Biographical History
The United Service Organization (U.S.O.) formed in 1941 with the support of the Salvation Army, Young Men's Christian Association, Young Women's Christian Association, National Catholic Community Services, National Travelers Aid Association and National Jewish Welfare Board to provide programs, services and entertainment to military personnel.  The Willow Street Lebanon U.S.O. from which this collection derives opened in February 1942  in conjunction with the local Y.M.C.A. and was one of three U.S.O. clubs within the city during World War II.
Scope and Content
This collection contains materials relating to the organization, management and activities of the Lebanon U.S.O. Club located on Williow Street in Lebanon, Pa.  The bulk of the collection is the minutes of several administartive bodies within the organization :  the Committe of Management, the Lebanon U.S.O. Council, the Woman's Auxilary Board and the narrative reports of the Executive Committee of the Williow Street Club.  The collection also contains programs and flyers for events  hled at the U.S.O., letters of invitation to events, newspaper clippings concerning its activities, the Constitution and By-Laws of the Girls' Service Organization, blank U.S.O. greeting cards and two nation U.S.O. publications.
Existence and Location of Copies
13 folders
United Service Organizations (U.S.)