Norman Freed Diaries
Scope and Contents
World War II Diaries, 1942, of a Civil Defense employee, Norman Freed, of Brooklyn, New York, who attended night classes in optics and engineering while working full-time.
Entries cover his social life, like parties, trips with friends to the beach, movies or theater, as well as work assignments and studies. He often works late and talks about being send to other states to work for the War Department. Most of his friends are college graduates and take defense courses at New York Universities and are looking for jobs in the engineering and design sector.
He also mentions increasing overtime requirements due to the War.
For more detail, provided by the seller, see finding aid link below.
- Creation: 1942
- Freed, Norman (Person)
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Accessioned and minimally described in March 2010 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.
- Guide to the Norman Freed Diaries
- SCRC staff
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- The collection description/finding aid is written in English