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Finding Aid for the Linda Schroeder papers, 1945-1965
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Linda Schroeder papers
    Date (inclusive): 1945-1965
    Collection number: 196
    Creator: Schroeder, Linda.
    Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: 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.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    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.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Chris Marino in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, July 2011.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Linda Schroeder papers (Collection 196). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography/History

    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.
    Stephen J. Howard was the president of the California State Employees Association, Sirocco Chapter. Linda Schroeder was responsible for getting him involved in the California State Employees Association's efforts. His collection of papers relating to the efforts of the California State Employees Association to amend the Social Security Act can be found in box 3, folders 6-8.

    Scope and Content

    Box 1 consists of monthly newsletters and official reports produced by the California Youth Authority. The newsletters and official reports span from 1946-1947, 1949, 1950-1951 and are organized chronologically.
    Box 2 contains administrative material produced by the California Youth Authority in the form of inter-departmental communication, codes of conduct, progress reports, reading lists relating to youth psychology, and is organized within each folder chronologically. The administrative material relating to the California Youth Authority spans from 1945-1965.
    Box 3 contains correspondence, press clippings, bulletins, flyers, and pamphlets relating to the efforts of the California State Employees Association to amend the Social Security Act. Materials are dated from 1959 to 1962. Folders 1-5 consists of Linda Schroeder's collection of material relating to social security and folders 6-8 consists of materials collected by Stephen J. Howard, president of the Sirocco Chapter of the California State Employees Association, on the subject of social security.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Schroeder, Linda --Archives.
    California Youth Authority --Officials and employees --Archival resources.