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Finding Aid for the Linda Schroeder papers, 1945-1965
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Description
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.
Background
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 Security Act.
Extent
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.