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Boston (Mass.). Veterans Services Department


Historical note

The Soldiers’ Relief Department was created as a department of the City of Boston by Chapter 441 of the Acts of 1897, and was under the charge of a commissioner appointed by the Mayor. The Commissioner had the responsibility of distributing State and City aid to soldiers in the City of Boston, powers which had previously been vested in the Mayor and the Board of Alderman.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Administrative records

Identifier: 6400.002
Dates: circa 1920-1965