Municipal Center for History possesses today a rich archive
that consists of the Volos Municipality archive (1883-1982),
46 private archives concerning directly or indirectly the
city and its greater area, archives of old industrial enterprises,
as well as important material of building plans, maps, aerial
photos, transparencies and photos.
library of Volos's Municipal Center for History and Documentation
started operating in 1992, its aim being the collection,
administration, utilization and promotion of any kind or
form of printed documents.
issue. Special: "Health Care and Social Welfare"
The 21st En Volo issue features a special
on "Health Care and Social Welfare".
The special is enriched by its ccompanying articles and
photographs of substance, thus indicating that the topic
at hand is one that influences the quality of life and,
in general terms, the social development of the area.
The special's articles focus on a -rather-historical recollection
of events, the people who placed their lives on the forefront
to serve their fellow man -at times of nonexistent government
infrastructure-, the relevant efforts of local authorities
and the church, the public awareness of such actions, and
the presentation of some special features of the area's
The special is completed by a convenient local authorities
and services guide, which offer our fellow citizens support
on health or social matters. The number and magnitude of
these agencies show that a noteworthy effort is being made
on the sectors of health care and social welfare.
The issue's material is completed by its regular columns.
The "Memento" column features a photo special
on children's summer camps during the interwar years. These
were operated on Mount Pelion by a number of social welfare
institutions.The "Review" column presents Gianni's
Mpania's critique on Katerinas Zoitopoulou-Maurokefalidou's
book "The Children of Loneliness". The "Personalities"
column presents the "portrait" of, and an especially
written for En Volo article on, the outstanding local physician
and academic Dimitri Trihopoulos, while the "Agenda"
column addresses all the cultural and social events of the
last three months, and those scheduled for the immediate