The Federal Security Agency was created by the President's Reorganization Plan No. I of 1939, effective July 1, 1939, as an
organization for the promotion of social and economic security, educational opportunity, and health. Upon its creation the
FSA had oversight responsibility for the following constituent units transferred from other agencies: Office of Education,
Public Health Service, National Youth Administration, Civilian Conservation Corps, Social Security Board, and U.S. Employment
Service. The Radio Division and U.S. Film Service were transferred from the Department of the Treasury and incorporated into
the Office of Education by Reorganization Plan No. II of 1939, effective July 1, 1939.
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual
or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.