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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division

NYA Photography Workshop photo

National Youth Administration

Industrial jobs in the North were particularly appealing to the young. They found opportunities for employment in industry through government training programs, like those sponsored by the National Youth Administration.

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Image ID: 1211922
Title: Negro and white N.Y.A. [National Youth Administration] youth workers in machine shop; Brooklyn Work Center, July 25, 1941.
Source: General
Name: United States. National Youth Administration () - Photographer
Depicted: July 25, 1941
Location: Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Subjects: African American men
African American youth
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
World War, 1939-1945 -- African Americans

Keywords: Great Migration, 1940-1970
Men - Employment
National Youth Administration
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