The NYA trains girls to sew, to make military and civil defense posters and signs, to prepare food, and to assist in hospital work (feeding and massaging patients, sterilizing instruments, making x-ray pictures, etc.). Women learn to operate machine tools (drill presses, lathes, etc) in an airplane plant, to weld sheet metal, to solder and drill radio parts, and to inspect finished work. Eleanor Roosevelt introduces and narrates the film.
National Archives Identifier: 37236
Local Identifier: 119.15
* Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration. (09/17/1942 - 01/01/1944) (Most Recent)
* From: Series : Motion Picture Films, compiled ca. 1937 - 1942
* Record Group 119: Records of the National Youth Administration, 1934 - 1945
* Level of Description: Item
* Type(s) of Archival Materials: Moving Images
* This item was produced or created: 1942
The creator compiled or maintained the series between: ca. 1937 - 1942
* General Note(s): Credits: Photography, F.B. Hyde, D. Nichols.
* Access Restriction(s): Unrestricted
* Use Restriction(s): Undetermined
Sound Type: Sound
* Accession Number(s): 1518
* Contributors to Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Material(s): Federal Security Agency. National Youth Administration. (07/01/1939 - 09/17/1942), Producer