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Committee of One Hundred (Committee on Public Safety


The Committee of One Hundred (Committee on Public Safety) was appointed by the governor of New Hampshire, prior to World War I. Its membership was drawn from the public sector and was entirely male. The Committee’s responsibility was to oversee and report to the governor on a variety of tasks including food production, recruitment, hygiene and medicine, emergencies, industry, transportation, finance, and aid societies. It also helped to coordinate towns and cities within the reach of the Committee. The New Hampshire Committee on Public Safety was taken over as part of the national system, through the Council of National Defense.

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New Hampshire Committee of One Hundred (Committee on Public Safety) records

Codex 003351
Identifier: 003351
Overview Meeting minutes of the executive committee of the New Hampshire Committee of One Hundred, also known as Committee on Public Safety. Members include John B. Jameson, Rolland H. Spaulding, Clarence E. Carr, Frank H. Dixon, Frank S. Streeter, Winthrop L. Carter, Arthur M. Heard, Bion L. Nutting, Roy D. Hunter, Arthur B. Jenkins, and James P. Richardson. Also includes reports of sub-committees to the executive committee by Ernest Martin Hopkins (Aid Societies), Jason E. Tolles (Mobilization and...