11:45 A. M. - [Vocational guidance - Mrs. Frances D. Pollack].

Wednesday, December 02, 1931

Note: Originally listed as "Girls as bread winners - Mrs. Rebekah Kohut".

An extensive, detailed segment from the Jewish Welfare Board featuring Frances D. Pollack, Chairman of the Department of Vocational Guidance for the National Council of Jewish Women about the need for the establishment of more trade schools.

In this segment, Pollack establishes vocational guidance as the link from education to industrial occupations for young people: “How shall we discover the aptitude of the child and find his place in industry?”

Pollack continues her case for the establishment of more trade schools, emphasizing the necessity of more education to ensure economic mobility. The case for scholarships to help financially disadvantaged individuals of promise is also made.

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