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COLLECTION IN PROCESS, MORE CARDS CURRENTLY BEING ADDED. The Women's Committee of the Council on National Defense, Grand Rapids Unit Records consists of over 23,000 note cards containing data about women who registered for home front service during World War I. The collection provides insight into the lives of women during the early 20th century. Not only do the cards provide biographical information such as name, age, address, but they also record education levels, skills, and employment status. These cards provide valuable information for researchers of Women's history and genealogy. For more information about the cards see the Grand Rapids Historical Commission's essay on the Women's Committee.

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