Job Corps (U.S.)

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The Job Corps provided work experience and training for youths from 16 to 21 years if age who had not completed their secondary education or who were unable to find satisfactory jobs. They were trained in conservation camps and in residential or work training centers. The Job Corps program was delegated to the Department of Labor on July 1, 1969.

From the description of Records of the Job Corps, (a subgroup introduction), 1964-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122597171

Squire was Deputy Director of the Job Corps under Franklyn A. Johnson.

From the description of Subject File of David Squire, (a series), 1965-1966. (National Archives Library). WorldCat record id: 122578330

Otis A. Singletary was the first Director of the Job Corps.

From the description of Subject Files of Otis A. Singletary, (a series), 1964-65. (National Archives Library). WorldCat record id: 122572485

Johnson was the second Director of the Job Corps.

From the description of Subject File of Franklyn A. Johnson, (a series), 1965-1966. (National Archives Library). WorldCat record id: 122333665

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referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Jobs Corps Center, Ouachita National Forest, March 22, 1965 [Pre-fabricated buildings, view 1] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Stuart, Alice Jackson, 1913-2001. Papers of Alice Jackson Stuart [manuscript], 1930-2001. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Job Corps (U.S.). Reading File of David Squire, (a series), 1966. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn United States. Office of Economic Opportunity. Office of the Director. Alphabetical File of Samuel Yette. 1964-66. Denver Art Museum
creatorOf Job Corps (U.S.). Records of the Job Corps, (a subgroup introduction), 1964-1966. National Archives Library, National Archives Records Administration
creatorOf Job Corps (U.S.). Subject File of Franklyn A. Johnson, (a series), 1965-1966. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Official opening of Jobs Corps Center, Ouachita National Forest, March 22, 1965 [Flags wave over center] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
creatorOf Job Corps (U.S.). Correspondence file of Franklyn A. Johnson, (a series), 1965-66. Denver Art Museum
creatorOf Job Corps (U.S.). College and University File, (a series), 1964. Denver Art Museum
creatorOf Job Corps (U.S.). Subject Files of Otis A. Singletary, (a series), 1964-65. Denver Art Museum
creatorOf Job Corps (U.S). Decimal File of Otis A. Singletary, (a series), 1965. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn Moore, Garland. Camp Ryan (Death Valley, Calif.) : Job Corps, 1964. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Jobs Corps Center, Ouachita National Forest, March 22, 1965 [Pre-fabricated buildings, view 2] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
creatorOf Job Corps (U.S.). Correspondence file of Otis A. Singletary, (a series), 1965. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn Brown, Jeanetta Welch, 1910-. Papers, 1946-1987 (bulk 1961-1976). Bureau of National Affairs Library
referencedIn Minnesota Academy of Science (1932- ). Organization records, 1873-1986. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Stoddard, Charles Hatch, 1912-. Charles H. Stoddard papers, 1931-1973. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Job Corps (U.S.). Subject File of David Squire, (a series), 1965-1966. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Official opening of Jobs Corps Center, Ouachita National Forest, March 22, 1965 [Group of corpsmen] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Jobs Corps Center, Ouachita National Forest, March 22, 1965 [Job Corpsmen Harry Duckworth, 16, learns to cook] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
creatorOf Job Corps (U.S.). Job Corps Center Files of Franklyn A. Johnson, (a series), 1966. Denver Art Museum
creatorOf Job Corps (U.S.). Reading File of Otis A. Singletary, (a series), 1964-1965. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn United States. Office of Economic Opportunity. Office of Public Affairs. OEO Program Accomplishments Report, (a series). 1967. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Official opening of Jobs Corps Center, Ouachita National Forest, March 22, 1965 [Edward P. Cliff, left] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn United States. Office of Economic Opportunity. Office of the Director. Program Files of the Office of the Special Assistant to the Director for Civil Rights, (a series). 1964-67. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Official opening of Jobs Corps Center, Ouachita National Forest, March 22, 1965 [Faubus, Freeman and Kunz talk after lunch] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Official opening of Jobs Corps Center, Ouachita National Forest, March 22, 1965 [Faubus speaks] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn [Marlene Sanders reports--miscellaneous] [motion picture] / ABC News. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Official opening of Jobs Corps Center, Ouachita National Forest, March 22, 1965 [Orville L. Freeman speaking] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
Role Title Holding Repository
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
United States
1963-1969
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
Subject
Federal aid to youth services
Occupational training
United States--Politics and government--1963-1969
Poverty
National service
Youth employment
Civil rights
Community development
Federal aid to community development
Occupation
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Active 1965

Active 1966

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