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National Youth Administration of Texas Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: National Youth Administration of Texas
Title: National Youth Administration of Texas Records
Dates: 1936-1943
Abstract: The National Youth Administration was established in 1935 to provide employment, job training, and educational assistance to young people between the ages of 16 and 25. This collection contains correspondence, reports, an outline, and speeches.
Identification: AR176
Extent: 1 box (0.06 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The National Youth Administration was established in 1935 under the Works Project Administration (WPA) to provide employment, job training and placement, and educational financial assistance to young people age 16 to 25. Under the Reorganization Act of 1939, the National Youth Administration came under the authority of the War Manpower Commission (WMC). The program was officially ended on December 31, 1943.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one folder containing correspondence, reports, an outline, and speeches. These were the files of Harry W. Acreman, a labor leader and member of the Texas State Advisory Committee of the National Youth Administration from 1938 to 1943.


Organization

Materials are arranged in chronological order.

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Acreman, Harry W., 1890-1978--Archives.
Organizations
United States. National Youth Administration in Texas--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor leaders--Texas--Fort Worth--History--Sources.
Public service employment--Texas--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

National Youth Administration of Texas Records, AR176, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1972.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence and reports, 1936-1943