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In this address, given on April 25, 1936 at the Forum of the City Club of Cleveland, Ohio, Charles W. Taussig, Chairman of the National Advisory Committee of the National Youth Administration (NYA), directly addresses the importance of the NYA to America's future. In particular, Taussig argues that employment opportunities for young men and women are extremely important because of the "dangerous social consequences of permitting millions of impressionable young people to feel that there is no place for them in our present social system."

Creator: Taussig, Charles William
Date: April 25, 1936

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This item can be used to highlight the pro-National Youth Association argument. In addition, the item can be used when discussing the WPA and its impact on the Kansas landscape because many NYA yound men and women in Kansas worked toward that goal.

11th Grade, Kansas-Benchmark 2, WPA and the Kansas landscape (indicator 2)

Item Number: 217846
Call Number: Arthur Capper Coll. #12, Box 16, Folder: National Youth Association
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217846

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