Finding aid for the Theodore Hall Papers


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Hall, Theodore
Title: Theodore Hall Papers
Dates: 1941-1945
Extent: 1.80 linear feet (3 containers)
Abstract: Theodore Hall was an information specialist for the Office of Civilian Defense in Cleveland, Ohio, during World War II. He was also a writer for the Cleveland City Planning Commission and a book reviewer for the Washington Post. Hall compiled an unpublished history of the Jack & Heintz Company, Jack & Heintz: the Human Factory, which focused on the company's wartime production. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, speech texts, diaries, and publications. Series I consists mainly of radio scripts written by Hall as information specialist for the Cleveland Office of Civilian Defense during World War II. Series II consists of Hall's research material and several drafts of his unpublished manuscript, Jack & Heintz: The Human Factory, on the Jack & Heintz Company (Jahco) during World War II. It includes biographical data on Ralph Heintz and William S. Jack and interviews with Jack & Heintz employees.
MS Number MS 4529
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English