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Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions

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Employment Security Department

Active dates:1953 - 1969
Function: The Department administered the state employment service program, the state unemployment compensation program, and the federal veterans' readjustment assistance act of 1952 program providing unemployment compensation to veterans.
History: The department's name was changed to Department of Manpower Services by 1969 Minn. Laws Chap. 567.
Agency heads: Victor Christgau (1953-1954); F. W. Nichols (1954-1955); Frank Starkey (1955-1965); Robert Joseph Brown (1965-1966); George J. Vavoulis (1967-1970)
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News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1953-1969.
Record last updated: 05/07/2015

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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