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State director of National Youth Administration educational camps Mary B. Perry, San Bernardino, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March 24, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Miss Perry sits with a stack of files in front of her.
Miss Perry is responsible for choosing 100 Southern California girls whose families work for or are on the dole for the Works Progress Administration to participate in the first National Youth Administration camp that will teach business courses, home management, cooking, handcraft, music, dramatics and sewing to girls 16 to 25 years of age from April 6 to June 6.
Photograph appears with the article, "Girls' Camp List Opened," Los Angeles Times, 24 Mar 1936: 13.
Text from newspaper caption: Riffling through applications, Mary B. Perry, director of National Youth Administration education camps, is shown choosing the first 100 girls to spend a month at Camp Seeley in the San Bernardino Mountains.
Text from negative sleeve: 4475 - Perry, Mary B. (NYA leader) 3/23/36 [stamped:] Mar 25 1936
Handwritten on negative: Miss Mary B. Perry - 3/23/36
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Vocational education--California--San Bernardino
Facilities--California--San Bernardino
Perry, Mary B., b. 1877
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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