Melvin | Bruce L. [Eleanor Roosevelt]

Youth – Millions Too Many?

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First edition of Youth – Millions Too Many? A Search For Youth’s Place in America, signed by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and the author, Bruce L. Melvin.

Octavo, [2], 220pp. Blue cloth, title printed on label affixed to spine and front cover. No additional printings noted. Light sunning and soiling to spine, solid text block. Free of marks or notations. Not issued with a dust jacket. (Edens B227) The foreword for this work was contributed by Eleanor Roosevelt, who signed the front free endpaper. Also signed by the author.

A scarce work, this being the only known copy signed by Eleanor Roosevelt.

This scarce work describes the efforts made by the Civilian Conservation Corps and the National Youth Administration to help the unemployed youth of America. Mrs. Roosevelt notes that “…whether we solve our economic problems depends again on our cooperation with youth.” The author of this work, Dr. Bruce Melvin, spend his career working in the research division of the WPA.

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New York


Association Press


First Edition, First Printing

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Melvin | Bruce L. [Eleanor Roosevelt]


[Eleanor Roosevelt]

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