This collection consists of inter-departmental communication, monthly activity reports, monthly newsletters, pamphlets on
youth correctional facilities, literature on juvenile psychology and psychological disorders, and correspondence related to
Linda Schroeder's position within the California Youth Authority. Also includes correspondence, bulletins, flyers, and press
clippings related to the California State Employees Association's efforts to amend the Social Security Act.
Linda Schroeder was a resident of southern California and employee of the California Youth Authority, which is now known as
the California Division of Juvenile Justice. The California Youth Authority began in 1941 with the passage of the California
Youth Authority Act. Three years after the passage of the act, the California Youth Authority began their operations, providing
training and parole supervision to troubled juveniles. Linda Schroeder was the placement officer for the Ventura School for
Girls in the late 1930s and 1940s, a reformatory that was taken over by the California Youth Authority in 1942. In 1954 she
became a staff member at the California Youth Authority's Southern Reception Center and Clinic, which still functions today
as a reception center and clinic that houses and provides diagnostic services for troubled male youth. She was also an active
member of the California State Employees Association during their efforts to get the state of California to amend the Social
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