Washoe County Community Action Association Records
Scope and Contents
The Washoe County Community Action Association includes minutes, bylaws, annual reports, correspondence, and evaluations; and materials on Head Start, Job Corps, Vista, Rural Counties Community Action Program of Nevada, and the Pat Baker Park in Reno. Of interest is information on welfare in Reno in the 1960s.
- Washoe County Community Action Association (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.
Local agency of the federal anti-poverty program which was organized in 1965; in 1968 the name was changed to the Economic Opportunity Board of Washoe County.
1.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
The Washoe County Community Action Association was a local agency of the federal anti-poverty program organized in 1965. The collection includes minutes, bylaws, annual reports, correspondence, and evaluations. Other information regarding community programs and issues is also included. Materials between 1948-1976.
Arranged into the following series: 1) Administration; 2) Community Organizations; 3) Clippings and Issues
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Elmer Rusco in August 1977.
- Guide to the Washoe County Community Action Association Records
- Jessica Maddox
- November 2019
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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