• Creator
  • Federal Security Agency. National Youth Administration. 7/1/1939-9/17/1942
  • Created Date
  • 1940-04-19
  • Description
  • Yuba County, California. On the Freights. He said he quit high school after two years, hung around home for a couple of years, and then got work doing general kitchen help in a hotel. He had just been fired from a job of this type in Los Angeles where he had "blown up" and "told the cook off." He carried a clean white shirt and was prepared to look for work when his money was completely gone. "I don"t know where I"ll go. Huntin" for a job, I g... more
    Yuba County, California. On the Freights. He said he quit high school after two years, hung around home for a couple of years, and then got work doing general kitchen help in a hotel. He had just been fired from a job of this type in Los Angeles where he had "blown up" and "told the cook off." He carried a clean white shirt and was prepared to look for work when his money was completely gone. "I don"t know where I"ll go. Huntin" for a job, I guess. I didn"t go home--I"m on the bum. These agency jobs; you gotta buy them and I ain"t got the dough." He talked about going to Redding, to Eugene, and Seattle. He had $1.80. less
  • Format
  • Negative
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted